Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1043 1103 1137
Rank change year-on-year +60 +34 +41
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 33 62 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.038% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 58
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 18,092 21,564 21,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.21% 13.18% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13,521 16,361 16,152
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Top 10 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 21 October 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
England +85 30 £45,000 -10.00% 38
UK excluding London +34 30 £45,000 -10.00% 41
Midlands +26 11 £44,250 +6.63% 13
South West +12 11 £41,500 -24.55% 8
West Midlands +26 10 £45,000 +8.43% 12
South East +11 5 £60,000 +20.00% 9
North of England +18 3 £48,750 +21.88% 6
Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 - 5
East Midlands - 1 £43,500 - 1
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (100.00%) C
2 27 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 18 (54.55%) Automotive
4 16 (48.48%) MISRA C
5 15 (45.45%) Degree
6 13 (39.39%) C++
6 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
7 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
7 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
8 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (27.27%) C#
8 9 (27.27%) Electronics
9 8 (24.24%) Firmware
9 8 (24.24%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) Validation
10 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
10 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
10 7 (21.21%) FlexRay
10 7 (21.21%) ISO 26262
11 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 6 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
11 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
12 5 (15.15%) Device Driver
12 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
12 5 (15.15%) Aerospace
12 5 (15.15%) Java
12 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
12 5 (15.15%) Xilinx
12 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management

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 3 (9.09%) Simulink
1 3 (9.09%) Stateflow
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
2 7 (21.21%) FlexRay
3 3 (9.09%) 3GPP
3 3 (9.09%) Bluetooth
3 3 (9.09%) Modbus
3 3 (9.09%) SpaceWire
3 3 (9.09%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.09%) CANoe
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.03%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 18 (54.55%) Automotive
2 9 (27.27%) Electronics
3 5 (15.15%) Aerospace
3 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Software Engineer
2 19 (57.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 18 (54.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Automotive Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Flash
1 3 (9.09%) TensorFlow
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Device Driver
2 5 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (15.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (9.09%) CAN bus
3 3 (9.09%) CUDA
3 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.09%) Renewable Energy
3 3 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.09%) Smart Energy
3 3 (9.09%) Smart Meter
4 2 (6.06%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (21.21%) Validation
5 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.15%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management
6 5 (15.15%) System Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Software Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) UML
7 4 (12.12%) V-Model
8 3 (9.09%) Control Theory
8 3 (9.09%) Deep Learning
8 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
8 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 3 (9.09%) Secure Coding
8 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C
2 13 (39.39%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
3 9 (27.27%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) MISRA C
2 7 (21.21%) ISO 26262
3 5 (15.15%) ECSS
4 2 (6.06%) IEC 61508
4 2 (6.06%) IEC 62304
4 2 (6.06%) JTAG
4 2 (6.06%) QA
5 1 (3.03%) Def Stans
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Xilinx
2 3 (9.09%) NVIDIA
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) IBM