Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1007 1124 1141
Rank change year-on-year +117 +17 +28
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 51 23 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.014% 0.036%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 0.062% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 53
UK median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £26,289 £41,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,700 £59,300
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,189 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.62% - +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 30,164 36,961 43,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.66% 23.17% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24,073 29,677 35,535
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,250 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.01% +3.75% -

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 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram 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 12 December 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
England +104 37 £46,000 -8.00% 6
UK excluding London +75 37 £42,189 -15.62% 8
South East +60 22 £42,189 -15.62% 3
Scotland +28 14 £50,000 +17.65% 2
London - 14 £52,500 -
East of England +64 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (76.47%) C++
3 30 (58.82%) C
4 27 (52.94%) Linux
5 23 (45.10%) OO
6 21 (41.18%) Windows
6 21 (41.18%) MATLAB
6 21 (41.18%) Simulink
6 21 (41.18%) Rational Rhapsody
7 20 (39.22%) UML
8 19 (37.25%) Green Hills
8 19 (37.25%) Validation
8 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
9 16 (31.37%) OOP
10 15 (29.41%) Mentoring
11 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
11 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
13 12 (23.53%) Degree
13 12 (23.53%) FreeRTOS
13 12 (23.53%) Python
14 11 (21.57%) Ada
14 11 (21.57%) OOD
14 11 (21.57%) Aerospace
14 11 (21.57%) Scrum
14 11 (21.57%) Rational DOORS
15 10 (19.61%) Software Architecture
15 10 (19.61%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (19.61%) Subversion
15 10 (19.61%) Ethernet

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 21 (41.18%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Ethernet
2 9 (17.65%) RS-232
2 9 (17.65%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Rational Rhapsody
2 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
3 11 (21.57%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (19.61%) Subversion
5 9 (17.65%) Bitbucket
5 9 (17.65%) JIRA
6 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.92%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 11 (21.57%) Aerospace
2 5 (9.80%) Electronics
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.80%) Military
3 3 (5.88%) Automotive
3 3 (5.88%) Avionics
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Software Engineer
2 16 (31.37%) Embedded Engineer
2 16 (31.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (23.53%) C Software Engineer
4 12 (23.53%) Embedded C Engineer
4 12 (23.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 11 (21.57%) Principal Engineer
5 11 (21.57%) Principal Software Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Lead Software Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Real Time Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Control Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Middleware
2 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.88%) Apache Flex
2 3 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.73%) Device Driver
3 4 (7.84%) Robotics
4 3 (5.88%) Anti-Piracy
4 3 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Linux
2 21 (41.18%) Windows
3 12 (23.53%) FreeRTOS
4 5 (9.80%) Android
5 3 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (45.10%) OO
3 20 (39.22%) UML
4 19 (37.25%) Validation
5 16 (31.37%) OOP
6 15 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
8 11 (21.57%) OOD
8 11 (21.57%) Scrum
9 10 (19.61%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (19.61%) Software Architecture
10 9 (17.65%) Component Testing
10 9 (17.65%) Control Theory
11 6 (11.76%) Device Driver Development
11 6 (11.76%) Physics
11 6 (11.76%) Project Management
11 6 (11.76%) Requirements Management
11 6 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
12 5 (9.80%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) C++
2 30 (58.82%) C
3 21 (41.18%) MATLAB
4 12 (23.53%) Python
5 11 (21.57%) Ada
6 9 (17.65%) ANSI C
7 5 (9.80%) Java
8 3 (5.88%) C#
8 3 (5.88%) Embedded C
8 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++
8 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.88%) VBScript
9 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) Degree
3 9 (17.65%) Master's Degree
4 4 (7.84%) DBS Check
4 4 (7.84%) PhD
5 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Firmware
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Green Hills
2 9 (17.65%) QNX
3 5 (9.80%) Sun
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Intel
4 3 (5.88%) Symbian