Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1055 1180 1104
Rank change year-on-year +125 -76 +71
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 27 26 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.015% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.082% 0.064% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 62
UK median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,375 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,000 £62,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.42% +11.76% +6.25%

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 33,115 40,423 41,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.95% 23.54% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26,307 32,745 34,402
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +3.37% +3.49%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Top 11 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 22 May 2019. 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 +55 16 £38,750 -18.42% 1
England +83 11 £40,000 -15.79%
South East +30 5 £47,500 -
Scotland +16 5 £41,000 - 1
Midlands +23 3 £37,500 -
West Midlands +22 2 £35,000 -
East of England +63 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
North West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 24 (88.89%) C++
2 17 (62.96%) Aerospace
2 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
3 14 (51.85%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) XML
4 11 (40.74%) .NET
5 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
5 10 (37.04%) DCOM
5 10 (37.04%) ActiveX
5 10 (37.04%) Eclipse
5 10 (37.04%) SDLC
5 10 (37.04%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (33.33%) C
7 7 (25.93%) MATLAB
7 7 (25.93%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) OO
8 6 (22.22%) Python
8 6 (22.22%) OOD
8 6 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (18.52%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) JIRA
9 5 (18.52%) Simulink
9 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
9 5 (18.52%) UML
10 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
10 4 (14.81%) Signal Processing
10 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (11.11%) FreeRTOS

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 5 (18.52%) Simulink
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
2 2 (7.41%) MQTT
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) 3G
3 1 (3.70%) 4G
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LTE
3 1 (3.70%) Modbus
3 1 (3.70%) RS-232
3 1 (3.70%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Eclipse
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 6 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (62.96%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Avionics
3 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Software Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
2 10 (37.04%) .NET Software Developer
2 10 (37.04%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (37.04%) C# Developer
2 10 (37.04%) C# Software Developer
2 10 (37.04%) C++ Developer
2 10 (37.04%) C++ Software Developer
2 10 (37.04%) C++/C# Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Software Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
1 11 (40.74%) XML
2 10 (37.04%) ActiveX
2 10 (37.04%) DCOM
3 2 (7.41%) Yocto
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.70%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.70%) Robotics
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (3.70%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
2 10 (37.04%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (37.04%) SDLC
3 6 (22.22%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) OOD
4 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) UML
5 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (14.81%) Signal Processing
6 3 (11.11%) QMS
7 2 (7.41%) Device Driver Development
7 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 2 (7.41%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Mechatronics
8 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C++
2 14 (51.85%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) C
4 7 (25.93%) MATLAB
5 6 (22.22%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++
6 3 (11.11%) Perl
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.70%) Ada
8 1 (3.70%) Ada 83
8 1 (3.70%) Ada 95
8 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.70%) Fortran
8 1 (3.70%) Java
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PhD
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) MISRA
2 1 (3.70%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 61508
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 62304
2 1 (3.70%) MIL-STD-1553
2 1 (3.70%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Intel
1 1 (3.70%) QNX