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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 887 947
Rank change year-on-year +61 +60  
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 26 63 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.060% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.23% 0.076%
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 20252 27252 28978
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 23.69% 26.06% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17015 22958 24286
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 30 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 30 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 +43 23 £65,000 +62.50% 5
South East +35 20 £67,500 +68.75% 4
Oxfordshire +10 20 £67,500 +86.20% 4
Banbury - 8 £50,000 - 2
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -
East of England +26 1 £42,500 -
South Wales +11 1 £32,500 -
Cardiff +7 1 £32,500 -
Wales +3 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £38,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Peterborough - 1 £42,500 -
York - 1 £38,000 -
Stafford - 1 £42,500 -
Livingston - 1 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £38,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 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 27 (48.21%) Security Cleared
6 26 (46.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 26 (46.43%) DV Cleared
6 26 (46.43%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (44.64%) Telecoms
8 24 (42.86%) Java
9 23 (41.07%) Linux
10 22 (39.29%) Electronics
11 21 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
11 21 (37.50%) Source Code Analysis
12 17 (30.36%) Embedded C
13 14 (25.00%) Computer Science
14 12 (21.43%) Metasploit
14 12 (21.43%) Nessus
14 12 (21.43%) Nmap
15 11 (19.64%) V-Model
16 10 (17.86%) Finance
16 10 (17.86%) MATLAB
16 10 (17.86%) Device Driver
16 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
16 10 (17.86%) Coverity
16 10 (17.86%) IEC 61508
16 10 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development

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 9 (16.07%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Profibus
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) Broadband
3 2 (3.57%) LTE
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) 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 25 (44.64%) Telecoms
2 22 (39.29%) Electronics
3 10 (17.86%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Software Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Security Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Consultant
5 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 9 (16.07%) Security Consultant
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Security Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Security Consultant
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Graduate
8 5 (8.93%) Administrator
8 5 (8.93%) Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (8.93%) IT Administrator
8 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) 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 26 (46.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.86%) Device Driver
4 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.14%) CUDA
5 4 (7.14%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.79%) Home Automation
7 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (75.00%) Windows
2 23 (41.07%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) 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 26 (46.43%) 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
5 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.86%) Device Driver Development
5 10 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
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%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (16.07%) Secure Coding
6 9 (16.07%) TDD
6 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) C
2 31 (55.36%) Python
3 30 (53.57%) C++
4 24 (42.86%) Java
5 17 (30.36%) Embedded C
6 10 (17.86%) MATLAB
7 7 (12.50%) 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 27 (48.21%) Security Cleared
2 26 (46.43%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) 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 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Nessus
1 12 (21.43%) Nmap
2 6 (10.71%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Coverity
2 9 (16.07%) Atlassian
3 8 (14.29%) Intel
4 7 (12.50%) 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
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago