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

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1045 1149 1119
Rank change year-on-year +104 -30 +30
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 33 24 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.014% 0.051%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.10% 0.063% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 80
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,289 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,189 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.62% +11.11% +8.43%

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 31,892 38,206 44,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.93% 22.94% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25,133 30,826 35,547
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,230 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.91% +0.57% -

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 September 2019.

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 22 September 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 +98 31 £52,500 +5.00% 10
UK excluding London +58 18 £42,189 -15.62% 13
South East +22 15 £42,189 -15.62% 4
London - 14 £52,500 - 1
East of England +72 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Scotland +11 1 - - 3
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 32 (96.97%) Software Engineering
2 21 (63.64%) C
3 19 (57.58%) C++
3 19 (57.58%) Linux
4 14 (42.42%) FreeRTOS
4 14 (42.42%) Green Hills
5 13 (39.39%) Validation
5 13 (39.39%) OO
6 12 (36.36%) Ethernet
6 12 (36.36%) QNX
6 12 (36.36%) RS-232
6 12 (36.36%) RS-485
7 11 (33.33%) ANSI C
7 11 (33.33%) JTAG
7 11 (33.33%) Degree
7 11 (33.33%) Windows
7 11 (33.33%) Firmware
8 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
8 10 (30.30%) Control Theory
8 10 (30.30%) Master's Degree
8 10 (30.30%) Component Testing
9 8 (24.24%) OOP
10 5 (15.15%) Device Driver
10 5 (15.15%) PhD
10 5 (15.15%) Sun
10 5 (15.15%) DBS Check
10 5 (15.15%) Computer Vision
10 5 (15.15%) Device Driver Development
10 5 (15.15%) Robotics
10 5 (15.15%) Mechatronics

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 3 (9.09%) Simulink
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Ethernet
1 12 (36.36%) RS-232
1 12 (36.36%) RS-485
2 1 (3.03%) 3G
2 1 (3.03%) 4G
2 1 (3.03%) LTE
2 1 (3.03%) Modbus
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Avionics
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Software Engineer
2 17 (51.52%) Embedded Engineer
2 17 (51.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 12 (36.36%) C Software Engineer
3 12 (36.36%) Embedded C Engineer
3 12 (36.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Control Systems Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Real Time Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.03%) ActiveX
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.03%) DCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Device Driver
1 5 (15.15%) Robotics
2 3 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Anti-Piracy
4 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) FreeRTOS
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Software Engineering
2 13 (39.39%) OO
2 13 (39.39%) Validation
3 10 (30.30%) Component Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Control Theory
3 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
4 8 (24.24%) OOP
5 5 (15.15%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) Computer Vision
5 5 (15.15%) Device Driver Development
5 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning
5 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
5 5 (15.15%) Mechatronics
5 5 (15.15%) Physics
6 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C
2 19 (57.58%) C++
3 11 (33.33%) ANSI C
4 4 (12.12%) Ada
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.03%) Ada 83
7 1 (3.03%) Ada 95
7 1 (3.03%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (30.30%) Master's Degree
3 5 (15.15%) DBS Check
3 5 (15.15%) PhD
4 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) JTAG
2 1 (3.03%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Green Hills
2 12 (36.36%) QNX
3 5 (15.15%) Sun
4 3 (9.09%) Symbian
5 2 (6.06%) Intel
6 1 (3.03%) VMware