Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1096 1116 1172
Rank change year-on-year +20 +56 +69
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 61 80 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.046% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 45 60 56
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,100 £54,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 21,677 21,864 24,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.16% 12.44% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16,432 16,226 19,575
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,013 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 2018.

Salary histogram for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Top 13 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 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
UK excluding London +13 55 £50,000 +11.11% 42
England +6 52 £50,000 +11.11% 41
South East +10 17 £50,000 - 7
South West +5 15 £56,250 +25.00% 5
West Midlands +24 11 £41,500 -2.35% 10
Midlands 0 11 £41,500 -2.35% 10
London +19 5 £45,000 -30.77% 3
Scotland -1 5 - - 2
North of England +29 2 £40,000 - 11
East of England +19 2 - - 5
Wales - 2 £65,000 - 1
North West - 2 £40,000 - 5
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 56 (91.80%) Software Engineering
2 48 (78.69%) C
3 41 (67.21%) C++
4 32 (52.46%) Embedded C
5 30 (49.18%) Degree
6 29 (47.54%) MISRA C
7 28 (45.90%) Electronics
8 24 (39.34%) UML
9 22 (36.07%) Linux
10 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (32.79%) Computer Science
11 17 (27.87%) Automotive
12 16 (26.23%) DO-178B
13 14 (22.95%) Embedded C++
13 14 (22.95%) C#
13 14 (22.95%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (21.31%) Ada
15 12 (19.67%) Rational Rhapsody
16 11 (18.03%) IBM
16 11 (18.03%) Aerospace
17 10 (16.39%) Firmware
18 9 (14.75%) SysML
18 9 (14.75%) Embedded Software Development
18 9 (14.75%) ISO 26262
18 9 (14.75%) Secure Coding
19 8 (13.11%) Def Stans
19 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
19 8 (13.11%) VxWorks
19 8 (13.11%) Bluetooth
19 8 (13.11%) 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 6 (9.84%) Simulink
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Bluetooth
2 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) 3GPP
3 2 (3.28%) HTTP
3 2 (3.28%) Modbus
3 2 (3.28%) Wireless
3 2 (3.28%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.64%) Junos
4 1 (1.64%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.20%) Clang
4 4 (6.56%) Rational Team Concert
5 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.28%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.28%) CMake
6 2 (3.28%) CppUnit
6 2 (3.28%) GDB
6 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.28%) Hudson
6 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.28%) JIRA
6 2 (3.28%) PVCS
6 2 (3.28%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (3.28%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.64%) Polyspace
7 1 (1.64%) VectorCAST
General
1 28 (45.90%) Electronics
2 17 (27.87%) Automotive
3 11 (18.03%) Aerospace
4 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
5 5 (8.20%) Games
6 4 (6.56%) Avionics
7 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.64%) German Language
8 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (75.41%) Software Engineer
2 33 (54.10%) Embedded Engineer
3 30 (49.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (26.23%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (24.59%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (16.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 10 (16.39%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Java Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Electronics Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Embedded Java Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Principal Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) Principal Software Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Ada Software Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Embedded C Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) JSF
2 5 (8.20%) LLVM
2 5 (8.20%) OpenCL
2 5 (8.20%) TensorFlow
2 5 (8.20%) Vulkan
3 2 (3.28%) HTML
3 2 (3.28%) XML
3 2 (3.28%) XML Schema
3 2 (3.28%) XSLT
4 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (8.20%) GPGPU
2 5 (8.20%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.56%) CAN bus
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.28%) Industry 4.0
5 2 (3.28%) Life Science
5 2 (3.28%) Robotics
5 2 (3.28%) Smart Energy
5 2 (3.28%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.28%) State Machine
6 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) VxWorks
3 7 (11.48%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.28%) FreeRTOS
4 2 (3.28%) SafeRTOS
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (91.80%) Software Engineering
2 24 (39.34%) UML
3 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.75%) Embedded Software Development
4 9 (14.75%) Secure Coding
4 9 (14.75%) SysML
5 7 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (9.84%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (9.84%) Requirements Management
6 6 (9.84%) SDLC
7 5 (8.20%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (8.20%) Computer Vision
7 5 (8.20%) FMEA
7 5 (8.20%) Kanban
7 5 (8.20%) Linear Algebra
7 5 (8.20%) Machine Learning
7 5 (8.20%) Open Source
7 5 (8.20%) Parallel Programming
7 5 (8.20%) People Management
7 5 (8.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (78.69%) C
2 41 (67.21%) C++
3 32 (52.46%) Embedded C
4 14 (22.95%) C#
4 14 (22.95%) Embedded C++
5 13 (21.31%) Ada
6 8 (13.11%) Java
7 6 (9.84%) MATLAB
7 6 (9.84%) R
8 5 (8.20%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.28%) Python
9 2 (3.28%) SQL
9 2 (3.28%) VC++
10 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (49.18%) Degree
2 14 (22.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (47.54%) MISRA C
2 16 (26.23%) DO-178B
3 9 (14.75%) ISO 26262
4 8 (13.11%) Def Stans
5 6 (9.84%) IEC 61508
6 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 2 (3.28%) JTAG
8 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) IBM
2 5 (8.20%) Renesas
3 1 (1.64%) Juniper
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft