The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VxWorks skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wind River VxWorks
UK
Rank 824 881 931
Rank change year-on-year +57 +50  
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 25 65 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.063% 0.024%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.24% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 17
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  

VxWorks is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19873 26784 28342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.73% 26.11% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16699 22540 23686
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VxWorks as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VxWorks over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +57 22 £65,000 +62.50% 3
South East +38 18 £67,500 +68.75% 3
Oxfordshire +1 18 £67,500 +68.75% 3
Banbury +14 6 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Stafford - 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -
East of England +23 1 £42,500 -
South Wales +12 1 £32,500 -
Cardiff +11 1 £32,500 -
Wales +4 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £38,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £42,500 -
York - 1 £38,000 -
Livingston - 1 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £38,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £42,500 -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing VxWorks 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 VxWorks.

1 47 (83.93%) C
2 42 (75.00%) Windows
3 31 (55.36%) Python
3 31 (55.36%) Software Engineering
4 30 (53.57%) C++
5 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
6 25 (44.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 25 (44.64%) DV Cleared
6 25 (44.64%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (42.86%) Telecoms
7 24 (42.86%) Linux
7 24 (42.86%) Java
8 23 (41.07%) Electronics
9 21 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
9 21 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
9 21 (37.50%) Source Code Analysis
10 18 (32.14%) Embedded C
11 14 (25.00%) Nmap
11 14 (25.00%) Nessus
11 14 (25.00%) Metasploit
12 11 (19.64%) V-Model
12 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
12 11 (19.64%) Device Driver
12 11 (19.64%) Finance
13 10 (17.86%) MATLAB
13 10 (17.86%) Subversion
13 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
13 10 (17.86%) Reverse Engineering

VxWorks
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.07%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Profibus
2 3 (5.36%) Broadband
2 3 (5.36%) LTE
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Metasploit
2 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.86%) Subversion
3 9 (16.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (16.07%) JIRA
3 9 (16.07%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 23 (41.07%) Electronics
3 11 (19.64%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Software Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Consultant
3 10 (17.86%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 10 (17.86%) Security Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Security Consultant
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Consultant
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Security Consultant
4 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Graduate
8 4 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (7.14%) IT Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Tester
8 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Ajax
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) WPF
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (44.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
2 11 (19.64%) Device Driver
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) CUDA
4 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (75.00%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Android
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.57%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (3.57%) ThreadX
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Software Engineering
2 25 (44.64%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 21 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (37.50%) Source Code Analysis
4 11 (19.64%) V-Model
4 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.86%) Device Driver Development
5 10 (17.86%) Reverse Engineering
5 10 (17.86%) Secure Coding
6 9 (16.07%) Change Control
6 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.07%) Issue Tracking
6 9 (16.07%) Regression Testing
6 9 (16.07%) Release Management
6 9 (16.07%) Requirements Management
6 9 (16.07%) TDD
6 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) C
2 31 (55.36%) Python
3 30 (53.57%) C++
4 24 (42.86%) Java
5 18 (32.14%) Embedded C
6 10 (17.86%) MATLAB
7 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.57%) C#
9 2 (3.57%) Lua
9 2 (3.57%) Perl
9 2 (3.57%) PHP
10 1 (1.79%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.79%) Fortran
10 1 (1.79%) Ruby
10 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 25 (44.64%) DV Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) CEH
4 1 (1.79%) GIAC
4 1 (1.79%) OSCP
4 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) IEC 61508
2 3 (5.36%) MISRA
3 2 (3.57%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.79%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.79%) ISO13485
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Nessus
1 14 (25.00%) Nmap
2 5 (8.93%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Coverity
2 9 (16.07%) Atlassian
3 8 (14.29%) Intel
4 6 (10.71%) VMware
5 3 (5.36%) Atmel
5 3 (5.36%) QNX
6 2 (3.57%) Huawei
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix
7 1 (1.79%) Polycom
7 1 (1.79%) Qualys
7 1 (1.79%) Tandberg
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