Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MISRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MISRA over the 6 months to 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 819 1085 1133
Rank change year-on-year +266 +48 +19
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 25 33 86
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.023% 0.049%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.26% 0.16% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 69
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £41,000 £34,875 £38,625
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%

MISRA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,674 20,202 22,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.22% 13.78% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7,360 14,792 17,540
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

MISRA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MISRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MISRA.

Salary trend for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MISRA over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MISRA within the UK over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +277 25 £50,000 +11.11% 9
UK excluding London +235 25 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Midlands +120 14 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +86 14 £45,000 -
South East +140 6 £57,500 +15.00%
South West +85 4 £50,000 +3.09% 3
Work from Home +48 1 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT jobs citing MISRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MISRA.

1 21 (84.00%) C
2 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (64.00%) Firmware
4 14 (56.00%) Automotive
5 13 (52.00%) ISO 26262
5 13 (52.00%) MISRA C
6 12 (48.00%) Embedded C
7 11 (44.00%) Electronics
8 10 (40.00%) UML
9 9 (36.00%) Degree
10 7 (28.00%) SysML
10 7 (28.00%) TargetLink
10 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (28.00%) Simulink
10 7 (28.00%) FlexRay
10 7 (28.00%) SDLC
11 6 (24.00%) 5G
11 6 (24.00%) Smart Energy
11 6 (24.00%) Secure Coding
11 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineering
11 6 (24.00%) Control Theory
11 6 (24.00%) Internet
11 6 (24.00%) C++
11 6 (24.00%) Validation
11 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (24.00%) Internet of Things
11 6 (24.00%) GCP
11 6 (24.00%) 4G
11 6 (24.00%) Static Code Analysis
11 6 (24.00%) Smart Meter

MISRA
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Simulink
1 7 (28.00%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) AWS
1 6 (24.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) FlexRay
2 6 (24.00%) 4G
2 6 (24.00%) 5G
2 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 6 (24.00%) LTE
3 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (12.00%) Bluetooth
4 3 (12.00%) Wireless
4 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (12.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (56.00%) Automotive
2 11 (44.00%) Electronics
3 3 (12.00%) Law
4 2 (8.00%) Advertising
5 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (72.00%) Software Engineer
3 16 (64.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Smart Energy Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Principal Software Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (24.00%) Internet of Things
2 6 (24.00%) Smart Energy
2 6 (24.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.00%) CPLD
4 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.00%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (40.00%) UML
3 7 (28.00%) SDLC
3 7 (28.00%) SysML
4 6 (24.00%) Control Theory
4 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (24.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Secure Coding
4 6 (24.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineering
4 6 (24.00%) Validation
5 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.00%) Physics
7 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C
2 12 (48.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (24.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) ISO 26262
1 13 (52.00%) MISRA C
2 3 (12.00%) Def Stans
3 2 (8.00%) IEC 61508
4 1 (4.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) EMC