Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 857 903 1086
Rank change year-on-year +46 +183 +109
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 10 41 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.041% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.059% 0.20% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 22
10th Percentile £45,000 £34,000 £31,375
25th Percentile £46,938 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,797 £45,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.66% +28.57% -26.32%
75th Percentile £50,591 £52,500 £42,188
90th Percentile £50,920 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,797 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +10.66% +16.13% -18.42%

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 16,932 20,971 33,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.21% 21.13% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13,479 17,133 27,058
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,178
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.76% +5.45%

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
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 11 May 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 +62 10 £49,797 +10.66% 12
UK excluding London +29 10 £49,797 +10.66% 17
South East +31 5 £49,797 +10.66% 2
West Midlands -4 3 £47,500 - 4
Midlands -4 3 £47,500 - 5
East of England +38 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 11 May 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 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (60.00%) Robotics
4 6 (60.00%) Mechatronics
4 6 (60.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) Social Skills
6 4 (40.00%) OOP
6 4 (40.00%) Control Theory
6 4 (40.00%) Computer Vision
6 4 (40.00%) Master's Degree
6 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (40.00%) Coaching
6 4 (40.00%) DBS Check
6 4 (40.00%) PhD
6 4 (40.00%) Sun
6 4 (40.00%) C
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) UML
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) JIRA
8 2 (20.00%) Physics
8 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
8 2 (20.00%) MATLAB

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 2 (20.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Avionics
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Control Systems Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Ada Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Robotics
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (60.00%) Mechatronics
3 6 (60.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Vision
4 4 (40.00%) Control Theory
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) OOP
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) OOD
6 2 (20.00%) Physics
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
7 1 (10.00%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) Ada
4 1 (10.00%) Ada 95
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) DBS Check
2 4 (40.00%) Master's Degree
2 4 (40.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Parasoft
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce