Period
to 22 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Motor Industry Software Reliability Association (MISRA)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1127 1179 1244
Rank change year-on-year +52 +65 +55
Permanent jobs citing MISRA 60 61 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.031% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 54 63
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

MISRA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21490 26035 28181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.21% 13.21% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16036 20674 22161
UK median annual salary £48,875 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.77% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 +63 55 £45,000 +5.88% 13
UK excluding London +47 54 £42,500 - 12
Midlands +28 22 £41,000 +17.14% 4
West Midlands +31 18 £41,000 -8.89% 4
East of England +6 11 £45,000 -5.26% 2
South West -2 8 £42,500 - 2
South East +79 7 £50,000 +5.26% 2
London +35 6 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +9 4 £42,500 +21.43%
Scotland - 3 £52,500 - 1
Wales - 2 £38,750 -
North East +16 1 - -
North of England -19 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing MISRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MISRA.

1 56 (93.33%) C
2 48 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 40 (66.67%) C++
4 32 (53.33%) Degree
5 25 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 25 (41.67%) Embedded C
5 25 (41.67%) MISRA C
6 24 (40.00%) Automotive
7 17 (28.33%) Aerospace
7 17 (28.33%) Electronics
7 17 (28.33%) UML
8 16 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (25.00%) SDLC
10 12 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
10 12 (20.00%) Windows
11 11 (18.33%) MATLAB
11 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
12 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 10 (16.67%) Simulink
12 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 10 (16.67%) Finance
12 10 (16.67%) Linux
12 10 (16.67%) C#
13 9 (15.00%) Embedded C++
13 9 (15.00%) Ada
13 9 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
14 8 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (13.33%) IBM
14 8 (13.33%) DV Cleared
15 7 (11.67%) Cryptography

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 10 (16.67%) Simulink
2 7 (11.67%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.67%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.00%) Modbus
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
4 2 (3.33%) IPv6
4 2 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) RS-232
5 1 (1.67%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (6.67%) Subversion
4 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.00%) JIRA
4 3 (5.00%) LabVIEW
4 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.33%) CANoe
5 2 (3.33%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.67%) CMake
6 1 (1.67%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.67%) GCC
6 1 (1.67%) GDB
6 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.67%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (1.67%) Hudson
6 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.67%) VectorCAST
General
1 24 (40.00%) Automotive
2 17 (28.33%) Aerospace
2 17 (28.33%) Electronics
3 10 (16.67%) Finance
3 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
5 2 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Principal Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
1 2 (3.33%) JSF
1 2 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) Ajax
2 1 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.67%) Flash
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) JSON
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) POCO
2 1 (1.67%) Qt
2 1 (1.67%) WPF
2 1 (1.67%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.00%) CAN bus
4 2 (3.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (8.33%) VxWorks
4 4 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Android
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.67%) Debian
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (28.33%) UML
3 15 (25.00%) SDLC
4 7 (11.67%) Cryptography
4 7 (11.67%) Validation
5 6 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 6 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (8.33%) Mechatronics
6 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (8.33%) SysML
7 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 4 (6.67%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (5.00%) Data Management
8 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 56 (93.33%) C
2 40 (66.67%) C++
3 25 (41.67%) Embedded C
4 11 (18.33%) MATLAB
5 10 (16.67%) C#
6 9 (15.00%) Ada
6 9 (15.00%) Embedded C++
7 7 (11.67%) Java
7 7 (11.67%) Python
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby
9 2 (3.33%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.33%) Groovy
9 2 (3.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) Fortran
10 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (53.33%) Degree
2 16 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (41.67%) MISRA C
2 7 (11.67%) Def Stans
3 6 (10.00%) ISO 26262
4 5 (8.33%) IEC 62304
5 3 (5.00%) DO-178B
5 3 (5.00%) IEC 61508
5 3 (5.00%) ISO 13485
5 3 (5.00%) JTAG
6 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 2 (3.33%) QA
7 1 (1.67%) DO-254
7 1 (1.67%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) IBM
2 6 (10.00%) Green Hills
3 5 (8.33%) Renesas
4 2 (3.33%) MathWorks
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) QNX
5 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.67%) Atmel
5 1 (1.67%) EMC