Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 673 1042 1116
Rank change year-on-year +369 +74 +31
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 13 38 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.027% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 52
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,750 £38,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 5,718 18,548 21,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.91% 13.31% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4,435 13,725 16,623
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 28 September 2020.

Salary histogram for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Top 8 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 28 September 2020. 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 +304 13 £50,000 +11.11% 8
England +373 11 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Midlands +145 7 £47,500 +5.56% 3
West Midlands +105 7 £47,500 +5.56% 1
South West +127 3 £55,000 +32.53% 1
Scotland - 2 £50,000 - 1
Work from Home +57 1 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, 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 13 (100.00%) C
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Automotive
3 9 (69.23%) Electronics
4 8 (61.54%) ISO 26262
4 8 (61.54%) MISRA C
5 7 (53.85%) Validation
5 7 (53.85%) UML
6 6 (46.15%) Firmware
6 6 (46.15%) Degree
6 6 (46.15%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (46.15%) FlexRay
7 5 (38.46%) SDLC
7 5 (38.46%) TargetLink
7 5 (38.46%) SysML
7 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineering
7 5 (38.46%) Control Theory
7 5 (38.46%) Simulink
7 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
8 4 (30.77%) C++
9 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
10 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (15.38%) Def Stans
10 2 (15.38%) Project Delivery
10 2 (15.38%) IBM
10 2 (15.38%) Law
11 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
11 1 (7.69%) 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 (38.46%) Simulink
1 5 (38.46%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) FlexRay
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (84.62%) Automotive
2 9 (69.23%) Electronics
3 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
4 2 (15.38%) Law
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (92.31%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (92.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) CPLD
2 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.69%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) UML
2 7 (53.85%) Validation
3 5 (38.46%) Control Theory
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) SysML
3 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Project Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
3 4 (30.77%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) ISO 26262
1 8 (61.54%) MISRA C
2 2 (15.38%) Def Stans
3 1 (7.69%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM