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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vector Software VectorCAST
UK
Rank 864 953 950
Rank change year-on-year +89 -3  
Permanent jobs citing VectorCAST 3 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.018% 0.059% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 6
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16615 18661 17269
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.56% 18.07% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13960 15946 14493
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

VectorCAST
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VectorCAST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 5 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 3 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +22 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Worcestershire -14 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Redditch -17 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham +10 1 £37,500 -11.76%

VectorCAST
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing VectorCAST 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 VectorCAST.

1 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) CANoe
2 9 (90.00%) Automotive
3 6 (60.00%) Embedded C++
3 6 (60.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) MISRA
5 4 (40.00%) Fujitsu
5 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Subversion
5 4 (40.00%) MKS
6 3 (30.00%) Green Hills
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Freescale
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
7 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (10.00%) Renesas
7 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) Electronics
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (10.00%) Device Driver

VectorCAST
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) CANoe
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (90.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Software Verification Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) MISRA
2 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Fujitsu
1 4 (40.00%) MKS
2 3 (30.00%) Freescale
2 3 (30.00%) Green Hills
3 1 (10.00%) Renesas