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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for TargetLink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TargetLink over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

dSPACE TargetLink
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1198 - 762
Rank change year-on-year - - +360
Permanent jobs citing TargetLink 18 0 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% - 0.011%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 7
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £35,125 - £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 - £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.43%
75th Percentile £38,750 - £50,625
90th Percentile - - £54,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 - £45,000
% change year-on-year - - +8.43%

TargetLink is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 14,927 8,699 4,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.90% 7.52% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7,371 5,429 3,236
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +11.84%
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +13.24%

TargetLink
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TargetLink as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TargetLink in the UK

TargetLink
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TargetLink.

Salary trend for TargetLink in the UK

TargetLink
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TargetLink within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 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
England - 18 £37,500 - 1
UK excluding London - 18 £37,500 - 1
Midlands - 13 £36,750 - 1
West Midlands - 13 £36,750 - 1
South West - 5 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing TargetLink 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 TargetLink.

1 18 (100.00%) C
1 18 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 18 (100.00%) Simulink
1 18 (100.00%) Electronics
1 18 (100.00%) Automotive
1 18 (100.00%) CANalyzer
2 15 (83.33%) ISO 26262
2 15 (83.33%) MISRA
2 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) Aerospace
3 11 (61.11%) Degree
3 11 (61.11%) Line Management
3 11 (61.11%) Prototyping
4 8 (44.44%) Component Testing
4 8 (44.44%) FMEA
4 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (44.44%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
4 8 (44.44%) Factor Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) Software Architecture
4 8 (44.44%) IEC 61508
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) Change Management
4 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) Validation
4 8 (44.44%) Stateflow
4 8 (44.44%) Six Sigma
4 8 (44.44%) MathWorks
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel

TargetLink
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 18 (100.00%) CANalyzer
1 18 (100.00%) Simulink
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (44.44%) Stateflow
3 7 (38.89%) CATIA
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) CANoe
1 7 (38.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (100.00%) Automotive
1 18 (100.00%) Electronics
2 15 (83.33%) Aerospace
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Control Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) Line Management
2 11 (61.11%) Prototyping
3 8 (44.44%) Change Management
3 8 (44.44%) Component Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) Factor Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) FMEA
3 8 (44.44%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
3 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) Six Sigma
3 8 (44.44%) Software Architecture
3 8 (44.44%) Validation
4 7 (38.89%) Agile
4 7 (38.89%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Mechatronics
5 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C
1 18 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 7 (38.89%) Embedded C
3 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (83.33%) ISO 26262
1 15 (83.33%) MISRA
2 8 (44.44%) IEC 61508
3 7 (38.89%) Automotive SPICE
3 7 (38.89%) AUTOSAR
3 7 (38.89%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) MathWorks
2 7 (38.89%) IBM