Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1089 1152 1246
Rank change year-on-year +63 +94 +49
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 88 115 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.058% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.23% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 74 87 29
UK median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £83,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% -0.58%

VxWorks is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43600 50126 57485
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.82% 25.42% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35529 42756 48258
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,533
% change year-on-year - +3.81% +2.75%

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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 +37 88 £43,750 +9.38%
England +48 74 £42,500 +6.25%
South East +49 61 £30,000 -25.00%
Scotland +19 13 £54,500 -63.79%
West Midlands +33 9 £42,500 +2.41%
Midlands +29 9 £42,500 +2.41%
East of England -6 4 £42,500 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing VxWorks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 84 (95.45%) C
2 77 (87.50%) C++
3 74 (84.09%) Windows
4 57 (64.77%) Computer Science
5 56 (63.64%) Security Cleared
6 55 (62.50%) DV Cleared
6 55 (62.50%) Software Engineering
7 53 (60.23%) Telecoms
8 51 (57.95%) Linux
9 50 (56.82%) Cybersecurity
10 47 (53.41%) Degree
11 42 (47.73%) Python
12 38 (43.18%) Java
13 29 (32.95%) Shell Script
13 29 (32.95%) VMware
13 29 (32.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 29 (32.95%) Software Testing
13 29 (32.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (32.95%) Ansible
13 29 (32.95%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (32.95%) Virtual Machines
14 27 (30.68%) Ethical Hacking
14 27 (30.68%) Source Code Analysis
14 27 (30.68%) Penetration Testing
15 24 (27.27%) Android
15 24 (27.27%) Line Management
16 20 (22.73%) Electronics
17 15 (17.05%) C#
18 13 (14.77%) Smartphone
19 12 (13.64%) Firmware

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) Profibus
2 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.55%) JIRA
1 4 (4.55%) SonarQube
1 4 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (2.27%) IDA Disassembler
2 2 (2.27%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 53 (60.23%) Telecoms
2 20 (22.73%) Electronics
3 10 (11.36%) Banking
4 7 (7.95%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) Graduate
2 28 (31.82%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) Software Developer
3 27 (30.68%) Administrator
3 27 (30.68%) Graduate Developer
3 27 (30.68%) Graduate Software Developer
3 27 (30.68%) IT Administrator
3 27 (30.68%) IT Graduate
4 26 (29.55%) Software Engineer
5 22 (25.00%) Analyst
5 22 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 22 (25.00%) Security Analyst
6 21 (23.86%) Junior
6 21 (23.86%) Junior Developer
6 21 (23.86%) Junior IT Administrator
6 21 (23.86%) Junior Software Developer
6 21 (23.86%) Senior Analyst
6 21 (23.86%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 21 (23.86%) Senior Security Analyst
7 18 (20.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) .NET
1 1 (1.14%) Ajax
1 1 (1.14%) JSON
1 1 (1.14%) WPF
1 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (64.77%) Computer Science
2 29 (32.95%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (32.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 13 (14.77%) Smartphone
4 8 (9.09%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 74 (84.09%) Windows
2 51 (57.95%) Linux
3 24 (27.27%) Android
4 7 (7.95%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 50 (56.82%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (32.95%) Software Testing
4 27 (30.68%) Ethical Hacking
4 27 (30.68%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (30.68%) Source Code Analysis
5 24 (27.27%) Line Management
6 9 (10.23%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.23%) OO
6 9 (10.23%) Project Planning
7 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.09%) Device Driver Development
8 5 (5.68%) Validation
9 4 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (4.55%) Release Management
9 4 (4.55%) Requirements Management
9 4 (4.55%) Scrum
9 4 (4.55%) Secure Coding
9 4 (4.55%) V-Model
9 4 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 84 (95.45%) C
2 77 (87.50%) C++
3 42 (47.73%) Python
4 38 (43.18%) Java
5 29 (32.95%) Shell Script
6 15 (17.05%) C#
7 10 (11.36%) Embedded C
7 10 (11.36%) VB
8 5 (5.68%) Embedded C++
8 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.68%) MATLAB
9 4 (4.55%) Pascal
10 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.14%) Fortran
10 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 55 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 47 (53.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) IEC 62304
2 5 (5.68%) IEC 61508
2 5 (5.68%) MISRA
2 5 (5.68%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.14%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 29 (32.95%) Virtual Machines
1 29 (32.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (32.95%) Ansible
2 2 (2.27%) Nessus
2 2 (2.27%) Nmap
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) VMware
2 4 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.55%) Coverity
3 3 (3.41%) Huawei
4 2 (2.27%) Codenomicon
5 1 (1.14%) Intel
5 1 (1.14%) QNX