Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1122 1126 1230
Rank change year-on-year +4 +104 +43
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 73 55 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.032% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68 50 49
UK median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £38,625 £34,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,625 £51,375 £54,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.12% +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 23,047 20,923 26,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.00% 12.16% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17,901 16,536 21,339
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +38 71 £48,500 +14.12% 33
UK excluding London -7 67 £48,500 +14.12% 33
South East -6 24 £47,500 +9.20% 8
South West +2 17 £48,500 +14.12% 5
Midlands -14 16 £50,000 +21.95% 9
West Midlands -19 15 £50,000 +25.00% 9
North of England +13 7 £42,500 -15.00% 2
London +14 5 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
North East - 3 £42,500 - 1
East of England -12 2 £46,500 +6.90% 7
Wales -2 1 £42,250 -0.59% 1
East Midlands -5 1 £52,500 +16.67%

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 55 (75.34%) C
2 54 (73.97%) Software Engineering
3 39 (53.42%) Embedded C
4 37 (50.68%) Degree
5 30 (41.10%) C++
6 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (30.14%) MISRA C
7 22 (30.14%) UML
8 21 (28.77%) Configuration Management
9 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
10 19 (26.03%) Firmware
10 19 (26.03%) Electronics
11 18 (24.66%) Rational Rhapsody
12 17 (23.29%) Automotive
12 17 (23.29%) Computer Science
13 15 (20.55%) Embedded Systems
14 13 (17.81%) Wireless
14 13 (17.81%) Embedded C++
14 13 (17.81%) Bluetooth
15 12 (16.44%) 3GPP
15 12 (16.44%) Java
15 12 (16.44%) Simulink
15 12 (16.44%) ZigBee
15 12 (16.44%) Smart Meter
15 12 (16.44%) Smart Energy
15 12 (16.44%) Secure Coding
16 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (15.07%) Telecoms
16 11 (15.07%) MATLAB
17 10 (13.70%) C#

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 (16.44%) Simulink
2 6 (8.22%) Stateflow
3 4 (5.48%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.37%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) Bluetooth
1 13 (17.81%) Wireless
2 12 (16.44%) 3GPP
2 12 (16.44%) ZigBee
3 7 (9.59%) GSM
3 7 (9.59%) LTE
3 7 (9.59%) UMTS
4 5 (6.85%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.11%) FlexRay
5 3 (4.11%) Internet
5 3 (4.11%) Tactical Data Link
5 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.74%) Modbus
6 2 (2.74%) RFID
6 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.37%) HTTP
7 1 (1.37%) RS-232
7 1 (1.37%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (9.59%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.85%) Rational Team Concert
3 5 (6.85%) Subversion
4 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.11%) JIRA
6 2 (2.74%) PVCS
6 2 (2.74%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.37%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.37%) CMake
7 1 (1.37%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.37%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.37%) GDB
7 1 (1.37%) Hudson
7 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (26.03%) Electronics
2 17 (23.29%) Automotive
3 11 (15.07%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.85%) Aerospace
4 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.37%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (57.53%) Software Engineer
2 23 (31.51%) Embedded Engineer
3 22 (30.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Firmware Engineer
5 11 (15.07%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Java Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Architect
8 7 (9.59%) Software Architect
9 6 (8.22%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Design Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) Software Design Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Development Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Embedded C Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Software Development Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) Wireless Engineer
12 3 (4.11%) GSM Engineer
12 3 (4.11%) Smart Energy Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) .NET Core
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
4 1 (1.37%) Flash
4 1 (1.37%) J2SE
4 1 (1.37%) JSF
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Computer Science
2 15 (20.55%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (16.44%) Smart Energy
3 12 (16.44%) Smart Meter
4 7 (9.59%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.48%) CAN bus
6 3 (4.11%) Internet of Things
6 3 (4.11%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (2.74%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.74%) Life Science
8 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.37%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) FreeRTOS
2 6 (8.22%) SafeRTOS
3 5 (6.85%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (4.11%) VxWorks
6 2 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (73.97%) Software Engineering
2 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.14%) UML
4 21 (28.77%) Configuration Management
5 12 (16.44%) Secure Coding
6 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (12.33%) Requirements Management
8 7 (9.59%) Validation
9 6 (8.22%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.22%) SDLC
9 6 (8.22%) SysML
9 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Defect Management
10 5 (6.85%) Multithreaded Programming
10 5 (6.85%) QMS
10 5 (6.85%) Quality Management
11 4 (5.48%) Software Architecture
12 3 (4.11%) Creative Thinking
12 3 (4.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (75.34%) C
2 39 (53.42%) Embedded C
3 30 (41.10%) C++
4 13 (17.81%) Embedded C++
5 12 (16.44%) Java
6 11 (15.07%) MATLAB
7 10 (13.70%) C#
8 9 (12.33%) Ada
9 2 (2.74%) Python
9 2 (2.74%) VC++
10 1 (1.37%) Delphi
10 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (50.68%) Degree
2 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.70%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) HND
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.14%) MISRA C
2 10 (13.70%) ISO 26262
3 6 (8.22%) Def Stans
4 5 (6.85%) DO-178B
4 5 (6.85%) QA
5 4 (5.48%) IEC 62304
5 4 (5.48%) ISO 13485
5 4 (5.48%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.74%) IEC 61508
7 1 (1.37%) ECSS
7 1 (1.37%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (26.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) IBM
2 4 (5.48%) Green Hills
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Embarcadero
4 1 (1.37%) EMC
4 1 (1.37%) MathWorks