Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1094 1109 1213
Rank change year-on-year +15 +104 +43
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 85 71 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.040% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 73 65 54
UK median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.12% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £51,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +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 21,823 22,199 27,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.70% 12.62% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16,863 17,581 21,466
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,875 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 +30 83 £48,500 +14.12% 46
UK excluding London +14 72 £47,500 +11.76% 46
Midlands +22 30 £47,500 +18.75% 20
West Midlands +7 25 £47,500 +18.75% 19
South East +27 17 £50,000 +13.31% 8
South West +17 16 £48,500 +10.86% 4
London +13 13 £65,000 +44.44% 1
East Midlands +19 5 £47,500 +15.85% 1
East of England +8 5 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Yorkshire +20 2 £52,500 +5.00% 5
North of England +2 2 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Scotland - 2 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 69 (81.18%) C
1 69 (81.18%) Software Engineering
2 53 (62.35%) C++
3 46 (54.12%) Embedded C
4 42 (49.41%) MISRA C
5 30 (35.29%) Degree
6 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (27.06%) UML
6 23 (27.06%) Automotive
7 21 (24.71%) Electronics
8 20 (23.53%) Embedded C++
9 19 (22.35%) Computer Science
10 17 (20.00%) Linux
11 15 (17.65%) Firmware
11 15 (17.65%) Rational Rhapsody
12 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
12 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
13 13 (15.29%) Unit Testing
13 13 (15.29%) VxWorks
13 13 (15.29%) Simulink
13 13 (15.29%) Windows
14 12 (14.12%) C#
14 12 (14.12%) MATLAB
14 12 (14.12%) Embedded Linux
14 12 (14.12%) Software Architecture
14 12 (14.12%) Rational DOORS
14 12 (14.12%) ISO 26262
15 11 (12.94%) DV Cleared
16 10 (11.76%) JIRA
16 10 (11.76%) Java

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 13 (15.29%) Simulink
2 7 (8.24%) Doxygen
3 5 (5.88%) Stateflow
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.18%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Bluetooth
2 5 (5.88%) Wireless
3 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.71%) GSM
4 3 (3.53%) LTE
4 3 (3.53%) Modbus
4 3 (3.53%) UMTS
4 3 (3.53%) ZigBee
5 2 (2.35%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.35%) Internet
5 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.18%) 4G
6 1 (1.18%) GPRS
6 1 (1.18%) HTTP
6 1 (1.18%) RS-232
6 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (14.12%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (11.76%) JIRA
4 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.24%) Subversion
6 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.71%) VectorCAST
8 2 (2.35%) CANoe
9 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.18%) CMake
9 1 (1.18%) CppUnit
9 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.18%) GCC
9 1 (1.18%) GDB
9 1 (1.18%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (1.18%) Hudson
9 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (27.06%) Automotive
2 21 (24.71%) Electronics
3 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.06%) Aerospace
4 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.53%) Finance
6 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (67.06%) Software Engineer
2 29 (34.12%) Embedded Engineer
3 28 (32.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (18.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (14.12%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (14.12%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Design Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Java Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Architect
9 6 (7.06%) Automotive Software Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Development Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Software Design Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Electronics Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Embedded C Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) GSM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) Middleware
3 2 (2.35%) HTML
3 2 (2.35%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) Flash
4 1 (1.18%) JSF
4 1 (1.18%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.59%) Algorithms
3 8 (9.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.35%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.35%) Life Science
4 2 (2.35%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.35%) Smart Energy
4 2 (2.35%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.18%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.18%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) VxWorks
2 13 (15.29%) Windows
3 12 (14.12%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (81.18%) Software Engineering
2 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.06%) UML
3 13 (15.29%) Unit Testing
4 12 (14.12%) Software Architecture
5 9 (10.59%) Data Management
5 9 (10.59%) Multithreading
6 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.41%) Multithreaded Programming
6 8 (9.41%) QMS
7 7 (8.24%) Quality Management
7 7 (8.24%) Requirements Management
8 6 (7.06%) SDLC
8 6 (7.06%) Validation
9 5 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Mechatronics
9 5 (5.88%) Scrum
9 5 (5.88%) SysML
10 4 (4.71%) Project Management
10 4 (4.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 69 (81.18%) C
2 53 (62.35%) C++
3 46 (54.12%) Embedded C
4 20 (23.53%) Embedded C++
5 12 (14.12%) C#
5 12 (14.12%) MATLAB
6 10 (11.76%) Java
7 7 (8.24%) Ada
8 3 (3.53%) Python
9 2 (2.35%) SQL
10 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Degree
2 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.94%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (49.41%) MISRA C
2 12 (14.12%) ISO 26262
3 7 (8.24%) IEC 62304
3 7 (8.24%) ISO 13485
3 7 (8.24%) QA
4 6 (7.06%) ISO 9001
5 5 (5.88%) DO-178B
6 4 (4.71%) Def Stans
7 2 (2.35%) IEC 61508
8 1 (1.18%) IEC 61131
8 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (1.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) IBM
2 5 (5.88%) EMC
3 3 (3.53%) MathWorks
4 2 (2.35%) Green Hills
4 2 (2.35%) Renesas
5 1 (1.18%) Atmel
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.18%) QNX