Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 802 977 1114
Rank change year-on-year +175 +137 +48
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 12 34 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.081% 0.13% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 16
Median annual salary £49,797 £45,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% +22.45% -26.50%
10th Percentile £44,375 £33,000 £30,625
90th Percentile £54,539 £52,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,797 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.66% - -10.00%

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 14,749 27,144 35,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.83% 22.05% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12,051 22,075 28,610
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VxWorks over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Top 6 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 26 February 2021. 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 +207 12 £49,797 +10.66% 13
UK excluding London +151 12 £49,797 +10.66% 18
South East +123 7 £49,797 +10.66% 1
Midlands +63 4 £45,000 - 7
West Midlands +52 4 £45,000 - 6
East of England +88 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, IT jobs citing VxWorks 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 VxWorks.

1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) C
3 7 (58.33%) Robotics
3 7 (58.33%) Mechatronics
4 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Vision
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
5 4 (33.33%) DBS Check
5 4 (33.33%) Master's Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Control Theory
5 4 (33.33%) PhD
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Sun
5 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Ada
6 3 (25.00%) Ada 95
6 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
7 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Control Systems Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Ada Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Ada Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Robotics
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Mechatronics
3 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (41.67%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Coaching
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Vision
4 4 (33.33%) Control Theory
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (25.00%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Physics
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C++
2 7 (58.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 3 (25.00%) Ada
4 3 (25.00%) Ada 95
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 4 (33.33%) Master's Degree
2 4 (33.33%) PhD
3 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Sun