Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 973 745 1005
Rank change year-on-year -228 +260 +115
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 95 32 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.050% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.47% 0.40% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 31
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +27.78% -4.76%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £55,625
90th Percentile £66,250 - £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +27.78% -10.00%

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 20,064 8,085 16,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.57% 12.74% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12,305 6,047 12,934
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,750 £41,250 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for MISRA in the UK

MISRA
Top 11 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -130 95 £55,000 -4.35% 25
England -195 87 £55,000 -4.35% 23
East of England -60 35 £62,500 -
South West -20 29 £55,000 +13.40% 6
South East - 15 £55,000 - 6
Midlands -112 8 £62,500 +8.70% 9
West Midlands -73 6 £62,500 +25.00% 9
Work from Home -206 6 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Scotland -63 4 £58,750 +23.68% 2
Wales - 4 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands -71 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 80 (84.21%) C
2 74 (77.89%) Software Engineering
3 55 (57.89%) Electronics
4 50 (52.63%) C++
5 48 (50.53%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (48.42%) Def Stans
7 41 (43.16%) Firmware
8 40 (42.11%) Embedded C
8 40 (42.11%) MATLAB
8 40 (42.11%) Simulink
9 39 (41.05%) Ada
10 37 (38.95%) IBM
11 35 (36.84%) Windows
12 30 (31.58%) Jenkins
13 28 (29.47%) Linux
14 25 (26.32%) UML
14 25 (26.32%) Rational Rhapsody
14 25 (26.32%) Embedded Software Development
15 23 (24.21%) Automotive
16 21 (22.11%) Middleware
16 21 (22.11%) MISRA C
17 20 (21.05%) TDD
17 20 (21.05%) SysML
18 18 (18.95%) Embedded C++
18 18 (18.95%) ISO 26262
18 18 (18.95%) Social Skills
19 17 (17.89%) Marketing
19 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
20 16 (16.84%) Software Testing
20 16 (16.84%) TCP/IP

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 40 (42.11%) Simulink
2 12 (12.63%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) Modbus
1 16 (16.84%) TCP/IP
2 15 (15.79%) FTP
2 15 (15.79%) HTTP
2 15 (15.79%) HTTPS
2 15 (15.79%) MQTT
2 15 (15.79%) Profibus
2 15 (15.79%) SMTP
3 2 (2.11%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.11%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.11%) RS-232
4 1 (1.05%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 25 (26.32%) Rational Rhapsody
3 15 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (15.79%) Visual Studio
4 13 (13.68%) Rational Team Concert
5 12 (12.63%) ClearCase
5 12 (12.63%) Plastic SCM
6 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.16%) Polyspace
6 3 (3.16%) Subversion
General
1 55 (57.89%) Electronics
2 23 (24.21%) Automotive
3 18 (18.95%) Social Skills
4 17 (17.89%) Marketing
5 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.11%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 70 (73.68%) Embedded Engineer
2 60 (63.16%) Software Engineer
3 36 (37.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (21.05%) Design Engineer
4 20 (21.05%) Development Engineer
4 20 (21.05%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
4 20 (21.05%) Software Design Engineer
4 20 (21.05%) Software Development Engineer
5 15 (15.79%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
5 15 (15.79%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 14 (14.74%) Firmware Engineer
7 13 (13.68%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 13 (13.68%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 12 (12.63%) Electronics Engineer
9 8 (8.42%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 8 (8.42%) Middleware Engineer
10 2 (2.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.11%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (1.05%) Communications Engineer
11 1 (1.05%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.11%) Middleware
2 8 (8.42%) Web Services
3 2 (2.11%) .NET
3 2 (2.11%) HTML
3 2 (2.11%) JSON
3 2 (2.11%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Algorithms
1 15 (15.79%) Analogue Electronics
1 15 (15.79%) Robotics
2 3 (3.16%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.84%) Windows
2 28 (29.47%) Linux
3 15 (15.79%) ThreadX
3 15 (15.79%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 3 (3.16%) FreeRTOS
4 3 (3.16%) SafeRTOS
5 2 (2.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (77.89%) Software Engineering
2 48 (50.53%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (26.32%) Embedded Software Development
3 25 (26.32%) UML
4 20 (21.05%) SysML
4 20 (21.05%) TDD
5 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (16.84%) Software Testing
7 15 (15.79%) Sprint Planning
8 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
8 13 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
9 12 (12.63%) Data Acquisition
10 8 (8.42%) Memory Management
11 7 (7.37%) OO
12 6 (6.32%) Collaborative Working
13 5 (5.26%) Validation
14 4 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
15 3 (3.16%) Data Protection
15 3 (3.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (84.21%) C
2 50 (52.63%) C++
3 40 (42.11%) Embedded C
3 40 (42.11%) MATLAB
4 39 (41.05%) Ada
5 18 (18.95%) Embedded C++
6 14 (14.74%) Python
7 12 (12.63%) Perl
8 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
2 10 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.21%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (48.42%) Def Stans
2 21 (22.11%) MISRA C
3 18 (18.95%) ISO 26262
4 15 (15.79%) IEC 61508
5 5 (5.26%) DO-178B
6 2 (2.11%) ISO 13485
6 2 (2.11%) QA
7 1 (1.05%) JTAG
System Software
1 41 (43.16%) Firmware
Vendors
1 37 (38.95%) IBM
2 15 (15.79%) Klocwork
3 12 (12.63%) Lauterbach
4 8 (8.42%) Intel
5 2 (2.11%) EMC