Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VectorCAST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VectorCAST over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vector Software VectorCAST
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1191 1168 1283
Rank change year-on-year -23 +115 0
Permanent jobs citing VectorCAST 7 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.019% 0.048% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 17
UK median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% -2.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,350
90th Percentile £41,000 £43,625 £46,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.26% -2.50% +3.23%

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

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36,253 33,112 37,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.51% 18.95% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29,749 28,172 31,547
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

VectorCAST
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VectorCAST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VectorCAST in the UK

VectorCAST
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VectorCAST.

Salary trend for VectorCAST in the UK

VectorCAST
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VectorCAST within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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 -23 6 £35,000 -10.26% 5
UK excluding London -29 6 £35,000 -10.26% 5
Midlands +2 5 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -10 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
South East +8 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing VectorCAST 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 VectorCAST.

1 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) IEC 62304
3 3 (42.86%) FreeRTOS
3 3 (42.86%) SafeRTOS
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) ISO 13485
3 3 (42.86%) MISRA C
3 3 (42.86%) MISRA
3 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) QMS
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) Doxygen
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) C#

VectorCAST
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 (42.86%) Doxygen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) FreeRTOS
2 3 (42.86%) SafeRTOS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) QMS
3 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) IEC 62304
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 13485
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
1 3 (42.86%) MISRA
1 3 (42.86%) MISRA C
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) DO-178B