Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1057 1108 1173
Rank change year-on-year +51 +65 +69
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 35 83 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.047% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 32 65 36
UK median annual salary £46,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.50% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,625 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +9.38%

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 19,817 22,892 21,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.57% 13.08% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14,566 17,441 16,327
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,125 £26,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +28 30 £45,000 -10.00% 50
England +52 29 £45,000 -10.00% 50
Midlands +40 16 £45,000 +10.43% 13
West Midlands +16 15 £45,000 +10.43% 9
South West -3 7 £52,250 +4.50% 11
North of England +10 4 £51,250 +20.59% 6
Yorkshire +10 3 £52,500 +31.25% 2
London +76 1 £42,500 - 2
North West +19 1 £40,000 - 4
Wales +7 1 £32,500 -50.00%
Scotland +4 1 £57,500 - 1
South East +3 1 £50,000 - 14
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 33 (94.29%) C
2 25 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 22 (62.86%) C++
4 20 (57.14%) Automotive
5 17 (48.57%) Electronics
5 17 (48.57%) MISRA C
6 12 (34.29%) Embedded C
7 10 (28.57%) C#
8 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
8 9 (25.71%) ISO 26262
9 8 (22.86%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (22.86%) Degree
9 8 (22.86%) Aerospace
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (17.14%) Python
11 6 (17.14%) Firmware
11 6 (17.14%) Software Architecture
11 6 (17.14%) IEC 62304
12 5 (14.29%) Renewable Energy
12 5 (14.29%) IEC 61508
12 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
12 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (14.29%) Device Driver
12 5 (14.29%) Physics
12 5 (14.29%) QMS
12 5 (14.29%) V-Model
12 5 (14.29%) Quality Management
12 5 (14.29%) Windows
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (14.29%) Embedded 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 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.43%) Simulink
3 1 (2.86%) Doxygen
3 1 (2.86%) Stateflow
3 1 (2.86%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
2 4 (11.43%) FlexRay
2 4 (11.43%) Modbus
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) MQTT
4 1 (2.86%) Profibus
4 1 (2.86%) RS-232
4 1 (2.86%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) CANoe
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.86%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (2.86%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 20 (57.14%) Automotive
2 17 (48.57%) Electronics
3 8 (22.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Avionics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Software Engineer
2 16 (45.71%) Embedded Engineer
2 16 (45.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) Flash
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) Qt
2 2 (5.71%) RESTful
2 2 (5.71%) WPF
3 1 (2.86%) Ajax
3 1 (2.86%) JSF
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 5 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 5 (14.29%) Renewable Energy
3 3 (8.57%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.86%) Analogue Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) CPLD
4 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.86%) Verilog
4 1 (2.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (8.57%) FreeRTOS
4 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.71%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.86%) SafeRTOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) Software Architecture
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) Physics
3 5 (14.29%) QMS
3 5 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 5 (14.29%) V-Model
4 4 (11.43%) Defensive Programming
4 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) People Management
4 4 (11.43%) UML
4 4 (11.43%) Workflow
5 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) C
2 22 (62.86%) C++
3 12 (34.29%) Embedded C
4 10 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) Python
6 5 (14.29%) Embedded C++
7 3 (8.57%) Java
8 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.86%) Ada
9 1 (2.86%) Fortran
9 1 (2.86%) Perl
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (2.86%) SQL
9 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) CIPD
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) PhD
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (48.57%) MISRA C
2 9 (25.71%) ISO 26262
3 6 (17.14%) IEC 62304
4 5 (14.29%) IEC 61508
5 4 (11.43%) JTAG
5 4 (11.43%) QA
6 2 (5.71%) DO-178B
7 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Renesas
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) MathWorks