Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 720 988 1101
Rank change year-on-year +268 +113 +25
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 32 31 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.025% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 25
Median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% - -7.22%
10th Percentile £42,375 £36,300 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,125 £59,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +5.26%

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 7,590 15,687 20,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.99% 12.60% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,649 12,181 15,528
Median annual salary £52,500 £51,570 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% +3.14% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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
UK excluding London +213 31 £57,500 +27.78% 15
England +268 29 £57,500 +27.78% 10
Midlands +109 24 £57,500 +27.78% 5
East Midlands +89 18 £57,500 +32.18% 2
West Midlands +75 6 £46,250 +2.78% 3
Scotland - 3 £50,000 - 3
East of England +107 2 - - 3
North of England +90 1 £45,000 - 1
South West +78 1 £48,500 +16.87% 1
North East +19 1 £45,000 - 1
London - 1 £47,250 -
Work from Home - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 31 (96.88%) C
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) C++
4 18 (56.25%) Klocwork
5 11 (34.38%) Electronics
6 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 7 (21.88%) Automotive
7 7 (21.88%) Firmware
7 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.75%) Embedded C
8 6 (18.75%) MISRA C
8 6 (18.75%) ISO 26262
9 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
9 5 (15.63%) Python
9 5 (15.63%) Aerospace
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.50%) JIRA
11 3 (9.38%) Use Case
11 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
11 3 (9.38%) Validation
11 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
11 3 (9.38%) Windows
11 3 (9.38%) Linux
11 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (9.38%) GitHub
11 3 (9.38%) Project Delivery
11 3 (9.38%) Product Requirements
11 3 (9.38%) SDLC
12 2 (6.25%) Innovation Management
12 2 (6.25%) Decision Quality

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 2 (6.25%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (34.38%) Electronics
2 7 (21.88%) Automotive
3 5 (15.63%) Aerospace
4 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Automotive Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
1 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Product Requirements
6 3 (9.38%) Project Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 3 (9.38%) Validation
7 2 (6.25%) Change Control
7 2 (6.25%) Communications Security
7 2 (6.25%) Decision Quality
7 2 (6.25%) FPGA Design
7 2 (6.25%) Innovation Management
7 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) C
2 19 (59.38%) C++
3 6 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 5 (15.63%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO 26262
1 6 (18.75%) MISRA C
2 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.25%) IEC 61508
3 2 (6.25%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Klocwork
2 2 (6.25%) Altera
2 2 (6.25%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 2 (6.25%) Xilinx