Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1126 1114 1194
Rank change year-on-year -12 +80 +72
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 50 77 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.044% 0.036%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39 66 43
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36,400 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £110,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%

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

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 42,240 43,241 54,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.27% 24.45% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34,479 36,513 46,297
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +1.72% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Top 9 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 6 months to 19 January 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
UK excluding London -16 47 £50,000 +17.65% 18
England -12 45 £50,000 +17.65% 19
South East +1 29 £50,000 -25.93% 13
West Midlands +16 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Midlands +10 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland -28 5 £46,500 +16.25%
East of England -3 4 £27,000 -32.50% 3
London - 2 £35,000 - 2
South West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 46 (92.00%) C
2 43 (86.00%) C++
3 32 (64.00%) Software Engineering
4 24 (48.00%) Linux
5 21 (42.00%) Embedded C
6 18 (36.00%) Windows
7 17 (34.00%) Embedded C++
8 16 (32.00%) Python
8 16 (32.00%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (30.00%) Degree
9 15 (30.00%) Java
9 15 (30.00%) Electronics
10 14 (28.00%) MISRA
11 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
12 12 (24.00%) Algorithms
13 11 (22.00%) MISRA C
13 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
14 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
14 10 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (20.00%) Data Management
14 10 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
14 10 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (16.00%) MATLAB
16 7 (14.00%) Finance
16 7 (14.00%) Rational DOORS
17 6 (12.00%) Source Code Analysis
17 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
17 6 (12.00%) Simulink
17 6 (12.00%) Firmware
17 6 (12.00%) C#

VxWorks
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Broadband
1 4 (8.00%) Profibus
2 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.00%) 802.11
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) HSPA
3 1 (2.00%) IPsec
3 1 (2.00%) LTE
3 1 (2.00%) NAS
3 1 (2.00%) RTCP
3 1 (2.00%) RTP
3 1 (2.00%) SNMP
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (8.00%) IDA Disassembler
2 4 (8.00%) Metasploit
3 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) SonarQube
3 3 (6.00%) Subversion
4 2 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.00%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.00%) VectorCAST
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (30.00%) Electronics
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
3 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.00%) Automotive
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.00%) Avionics
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Software Engineer
2 22 (44.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 22 (44.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 14 (28.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (20.00%) Analyst
5 10 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 10 (20.00%) Security Analyst
6 8 (16.00%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Graduate
8 4 (8.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.00%) MFC
2 1 (2.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Algorithms
2 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.00%) Device Driver
4 3 (6.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
2 18 (36.00%) Windows
3 16 (32.00%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (8.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (20.00%) Data Management
2 10 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) Source Code Analysis
4 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (10.00%) SDLC
5 4 (8.00%) Device Driver Development
5 4 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (8.00%) OO
5 4 (8.00%) UML
6 3 (6.00%) Coaching
6 3 (6.00%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (6.00%) Physics
6 3 (6.00%) Release Management
6 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.00%) Validation
6 3 (6.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 46 (92.00%) C
2 43 (86.00%) C++
3 21 (42.00%) Embedded C
4 17 (34.00%) Embedded C++
5 16 (32.00%) Python
6 15 (30.00%) Java
7 8 (16.00%) MATLAB
8 6 (12.00%) C#
9 2 (4.00%) VB
10 1 (2.00%) Ada
10 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.00%) Pascal
10 1 (2.00%) Perl
10 1 (2.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.00%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) MISRA
2 11 (22.00%) MISRA C
3 4 (8.00%) DO-178B
3 4 (8.00%) IEC 62304
3 4 (8.00%) ISO 26262
4 3 (6.00%) IEC 61508
5 1 (2.00%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Nessus
1 4 (8.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Codenomicon
2 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.00%) Coverity
3 2 (4.00%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) QNX
4 1 (2.00%) Sun
4 1 (2.00%) Wind River