Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 786 1078 1176
Rank change year-on-year +292 +98 -33
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 23 42 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.029% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.13% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 8 42 22
Median annual salary £46,250 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -25.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £39,625 £26,289 £27,125
90th Percentile £70,750 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £40,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.20% -19.00% +17.65%

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 16,041 33,467 41,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.25% 22.93% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13,049 26,489 33,196
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% - +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,225 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,490 £41,500 £40,380
% change year-on-year +7.20% +2.77% +0.95%

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 +229 22 £46,250 +14.20% 2
England +262 14 £45,000 +6.66% 2
Midlands +116 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +106 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Scotland +89 9 £55,000 +34.15%
South East +145 3 £65,000 +54.07% 1
London +186 1 - -
Work from Home +53 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (65.22%) C++
3 13 (56.52%) C
3 13 (56.52%) UML
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 8 (34.78%) MATLAB
4 8 (34.78%) Simulink
4 8 (34.78%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) OOD
4 8 (34.78%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (34.78%) Rational Rhapsody
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Embedded C
6 6 (26.09%) C#
6 6 (26.09%) Intel
6 6 (26.09%) Electronics
6 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
6 6 (26.09%) SafeRTOS
7 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
7 5 (21.74%) Bitbucket
7 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) Subversion
7 5 (21.74%) Nucleus RTOS
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) JIRA
7 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
7 5 (21.74%) Physics
7 5 (21.74%) Computer Science

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 (34.78%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (34.78%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (21.74%) Bitbucket
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
3 3 (13.04%) Automotive
4 2 (8.70%) Avionics
5 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Software Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Anti-Piracy
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) SafeRTOS
3 5 (21.74%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.35%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) UML
3 8 (34.78%) OO
3 8 (34.78%) OOD
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps
5 5 (21.74%) Mathematics
5 5 (21.74%) OOP
5 5 (21.74%) Physics
6 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Requirements Management
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) People Management
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Technical Leadership
9 1 (4.35%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C++
2 13 (56.52%) C
3 8 (34.78%) MATLAB
4 6 (26.09%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Intel
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) QNX
3 1 (4.35%) VMware