Period
to 26 November 2020

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 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 695 1024 1148
Rank change year-on-year +329 +124 -5
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 9 44 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.032% 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.077% 0.14% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 7 34 15
Median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £39,500 £26,289 £41,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £58,750 £65,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,189 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -15.62% +5.26%

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 11,688 30,901 37,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.28% 22.76% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9,738 24,612 30,131
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 November 2020.

Salary histogram for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Top 5 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 November 2020. 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 +324 9 £45,000 -2.17% 3
UK excluding London +266 9 £45,000 +6.66% 5
West Midlands - 7 £45,000 - 1
Midlands - 7 £45,000 - 1
South East +175 2 £55,000 +30.37% 2

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded C
3 4 (44.44%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (22.22%) Ada
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
5 2 (22.22%) Ada 95
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) Robotics
6 1 (11.11%) Mechatronics

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:

Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Ada Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
3 1 (11.11%) Mechatronics
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded C
3 2 (22.22%) Ada
3 2 (22.22%) Ada 95
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared