Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 789 977 1082
Rank change year-on-year +188 +105 +38
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 60 28 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.025% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.59% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 28
10th Percentile £40,625 £40,100 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,125 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -7.22%
75th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £52,500
90th Percentile " " £59,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +1.01% +2.06%

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 10,093 14,026 20,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.23% 12.36% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,072 10,905 15,428
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,977 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Top 14 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 12 April 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 +134 58 £57,500 +15.00% 29
England +160 55 £57,500 +15.00% 24
Midlands +63 40 £57,500 +29.21% 9
East Midlands - 26 £57,500 - 3
West Midlands +31 14 £42,500 -4.49% 6
East of England +62 8 £50,000 +38.89% 3
Work from Home - 7 £42,500 - 5
Northern Ireland - 4 £40,000 -
South East +75 3 £55,000 -4.35% 3
London - 2 £47,250 - 1
North of England +44 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South West +5 1 £48,500 +4.86% 6
Scotland - 1 £45,000 - 4
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 59 (98.33%) C
2 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (53.33%) C++
4 26 (43.33%) Klocwork
5 25 (41.67%) Electronics
6 20 (33.33%) Degree
7 19 (31.67%) Firmware
8 17 (28.33%) Software Engineering
9 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
10 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
10 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
11 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (21.67%) MISRA C
12 11 (18.33%) MATLAB
12 11 (18.33%) Simulink
12 11 (18.33%) Linux
12 11 (18.33%) Embedded C
13 10 (16.67%) Python
13 10 (16.67%) Windows
14 9 (15.00%) Bluetooth
15 8 (13.33%) Automotive
15 8 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
16 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
16 7 (11.67%) JIRA
17 6 (10.00%) Use Case
17 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
17 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
17 6 (10.00%) SDLC
17 6 (10.00%) GitHub

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 11 (18.33%) Simulink
2 5 (8.33%) AutoCAD
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (6.67%) Wireless
2 4 (6.67%) ZigBee
3 3 (5.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (6.67%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 25 (41.67%) Electronics
2 8 (13.33%) Automotive
3 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 41 (68.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (18.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Design Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Automotive Software Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Firmware Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.00%) Smart Energy
3 3 (5.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.67%) Robotics
5 1 (1.67%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Android
3 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) QNX Neutrino
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) Software Engineering
3 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
4 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
5 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.00%) Product Requirements
7 6 (10.00%) SDLC
7 6 (10.00%) Use Case
8 5 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (8.33%) Software Architecture
8 5 (8.33%) UML
9 4 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
9 4 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Scrum
9 4 (6.67%) SysML
9 4 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (98.33%) C
2 32 (53.33%) C++
3 11 (18.33%) Embedded C
3 11 (18.33%) MATLAB
4 10 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (6.67%) Ada
5 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.33%) HNC
4 4 (6.67%) PhD
5 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) MISRA C
2 6 (10.00%) ISO 26262
2 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 5 (8.33%) IEC 61508
4 4 (6.67%) Def Stans
4 4 (6.67%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Klocwork
2 4 (6.67%) IBM
2 4 (6.67%) Instagram
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Altera
3 2 (3.33%) Lattice Semiconductor
3 2 (3.33%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.67%) QNX