Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1101 1159 1235
Rank change year-on-year +58 +76 +43
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 80 65 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.034% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60 56 67
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,100 £54,375 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22031 24815 27940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.55% 13.09% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16366 19610 22091
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

MISRA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MISRA.

Salary trend for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MISRA over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Top 12 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 23 October 2017. 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 +88 77 £45,000 - 3
UK excluding London +59 68 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Midlands +31 33 £42,500 +16.44% 2
West Midlands +23 29 £42,500 -3.41% 2
South East +65 13 £50,000 +5.26%
London +10 12 £65,000 +44.44%
East of England +8 11 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South West +18 7 £45,000 +5.88%
East Midlands +25 4 £42,500 +21.43%
Scotland - 3 £52,500 -
North East +19 1 - -
North of England -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing MISRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MISRA.

1 72 (90.00%) C
2 63 (78.75%) Software Engineering
3 52 (65.00%) C++
4 39 (48.75%) Embedded C
4 39 (48.75%) MISRA C
5 33 (41.25%) Degree
6 30 (37.50%) Automotive
7 22 (27.50%) Computer Science
7 22 (27.50%) Electronics
8 18 (22.50%) Linux
9 16 (20.00%) Embedded C++
9 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 15 (18.75%) Aerospace
10 15 (18.75%) UML
11 14 (17.50%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (16.25%) C#
12 13 (16.25%) Windows
12 13 (16.25%) VxWorks
13 12 (15.00%) MATLAB
13 12 (15.00%) Simulink
13 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
14 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
14 11 (13.75%) Rational DOORS
15 10 (12.50%) SDLC
15 10 (12.50%) Software Architecture
15 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
15 10 (12.50%) JIRA
15 10 (12.50%) Ada
16 9 (11.25%) Firmware

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 12 (15.00%) Simulink
2 6 (7.50%) Stateflow
3 5 (6.25%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.00%) Modbus
3 3 (3.75%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.50%) Wireless
5 1 (1.25%) 4G
5 1 (1.25%) GPRS
5 1 (1.25%) GSM
5 1 (1.25%) HTTP
5 1 (1.25%) RS-232
5 1 (1.25%) RS-485
5 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.25%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (12.50%) JIRA
3 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.50%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (7.50%) Subversion
5 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.75%) VectorCAST
7 2 (2.50%) CANoe
8 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.25%) CMake
8 1 (1.25%) CppUnit
8 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.25%) GCC
8 1 (1.25%) GDB
8 1 (1.25%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (1.25%) Hudson
8 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.25%) LabVIEW
General
1 30 (37.50%) Automotive
2 22 (27.50%) Electronics
3 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (18.75%) Aerospace
5 8 (10.00%) Finance
6 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.50%) Legal
8 1 (1.25%) Military
8 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (61.25%) Software Engineer
2 24 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 23 (28.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Architect
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Design Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Security Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Automotive Software Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Software Design Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) C Software Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Development Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Electronics Design Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Software Architect
12 2 (2.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 2 (2.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) Middleware
3 2 (2.50%) HTML
3 2 (2.50%) JSF
3 2 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (1.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.25%) Flash
4 1 (1.25%) Qt
4 1 (1.25%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.25%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.75%) CAN bus
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Linux
2 13 (16.25%) VxWorks
2 13 (16.25%) Windows
3 12 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (78.75%) Software Engineering
2 15 (18.75%) UML
3 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.50%) SDLC
4 10 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 9 (11.25%) Data Management
6 8 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (8.75%) Multithreading
7 7 (8.75%) Security Architecture
7 7 (8.75%) Threat Modelling
8 6 (7.50%) Cryptography
8 6 (7.50%) Multithreaded Programming
8 6 (7.50%) Scrum
8 6 (7.50%) Validation
9 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.25%) Mechatronics
9 5 (6.25%) QMS
9 5 (6.25%) Requirements Management
10 4 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (90.00%) C
2 52 (65.00%) C++
3 39 (48.75%) Embedded C
4 16 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 13 (16.25%) C#
6 12 (15.00%) MATLAB
7 10 (12.50%) Ada
8 5 (6.25%) Python
9 2 (2.50%) Java
9 2 (2.50%) SQL
10 1 (1.25%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (41.25%) Degree
2 14 (17.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (48.75%) MISRA C
2 9 (11.25%) ISO 26262
3 6 (7.50%) IEC 62304
3 6 (7.50%) ISO 13485
4 5 (6.25%) ISO 9001
5 3 (3.75%) QA
6 2 (2.50%) Def Stans
6 2 (2.50%) DO-178B
6 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 1 (1.25%) DO-254
7 1 (1.25%) IEC 61131
7 1 (1.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) IBM
2 4 (5.00%) EMC
2 4 (5.00%) Green Hills
2 4 (5.00%) Renesas
3 2 (2.50%) MathWorks
3 2 (2.50%) QNX
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) Atmel