Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 686 1050 1155
Rank change year-on-year +364 +105 -19
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 19 34 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.024% 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.11% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 8 34 23
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,189 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -15.62% +11.11%
10th Percentile £39,625 £26,289 £28,000
90th Percentile £53,250 £58,750 £64,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -18.00% +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 10,688 32,373 38,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.46% 22.90% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8,764 25,525 31,089
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% +1.23% +1.25%

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 19 September 2020.

Salary histogram for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Top 8 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 September 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
UK excluding London +336 18 £45,000 +9.76% 8
England +353 10 £45,000 +2.05% 8
Scotland +116 9 £55,000 -
Midlands - 8 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £45,000 - 1
London +253 1 - -
South East +213 1 £42,500 +3.66% 3
Work from Home +56 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (57.89%) C++
3 10 (52.63%) C
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) UML
5 8 (42.11%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (42.11%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) MATLAB
5 8 (42.11%) Simulink
5 8 (42.11%) OO
5 8 (42.11%) OOD
5 8 (42.11%) Embedded C
5 8 (42.11%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (26.32%) Bitbucket
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) Nucleus RTOS
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
6 5 (26.32%) Physics
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) OOP
6 5 (26.32%) Middleware
7 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
7 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (15.79%) Automotive
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared

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 8 (42.11%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (42.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (26.32%) Bitbucket
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Aerospace
2 3 (15.79%) Automotive
3 2 (10.53%) Avionics
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Anti-Piracy
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Nucleus RTOS
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.26%) SafeRTOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) UML
4 8 (42.11%) OO
4 8 (42.11%) OOD
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
5 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
5 5 (26.32%) Physics
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) People Management
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) C
3 8 (42.11%) Embedded C
3 8 (42.11%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Perforce
2 1 (5.26%) QNX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware