Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1110 1129 1152
Rank change year-on-year +19 +23 +113
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 23 65 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.036% 0.045%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.062% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 54 68
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £41,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,700 £59,075 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £43,750
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +9.38%

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 37,150 43,722 45,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.20% 24.49% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29,863 35,349 38,714
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +10 22 £50,000 +2.56% 11
England +16 20 £50,000 +5.26% 7
South East +6 17 £50,000 - 3
Scotland -3 3 £42,500 -9.57% 5
East of England +22 1 £45,000 +29.50% 2
South West +7 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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%) C
2 20 (86.96%) C++
3 19 (82.61%) Software Engineering
4 17 (73.91%) Degree
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (43.48%) Linux
7 9 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (34.78%) Robot Operating System
8 8 (34.78%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (34.78%) Python
8 8 (34.78%) C#
8 8 (34.78%) Embedded C
8 8 (34.78%) OpenGL
8 8 (34.78%) MATLAB
8 8 (34.78%) Electronics
8 8 (34.78%) Aerospace
8 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
9 7 (30.43%) Embedded C++
10 6 (26.09%) Device Driver
11 5 (21.74%) Automotive
11 5 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
12 4 (17.39%) Secure Coding
12 4 (17.39%) Firmware
12 4 (17.39%) Yocto
12 4 (17.39%) Device Driver Development
12 4 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (17.39%) MISRA C
12 4 (17.39%) MISRA
13 3 (13.04%) 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 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) RapidIO
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Mercurial
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) GCC
2 1 (4.35%) Polyspace
General
1 8 (34.78%) Aerospace
1 8 (34.78%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Automotive
3 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Software Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Research Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) OpenGL
2 4 (17.39%) Yocto
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (26.09%) Device Driver
3 3 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.35%) Industry 4.0
4 1 (4.35%) IPTV
4 1 (4.35%) Life Science
4 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Robot Operating System
3 5 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (13.04%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (4.35%) LynxOS
5 1 (4.35%) uClinux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Software Engineering
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
5 4 (17.39%) Device Driver Development
5 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
5 4 (17.39%) Secure Coding
6 3 (13.04%) Operations Research
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C
2 20 (86.96%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) Embedded C
3 8 (34.78%) MATLAB
3 8 (34.78%) Python
4 7 (30.43%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) MISRA
1 4 (17.39%) MISRA C
2 1 (4.35%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.35%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) QNX
2 1 (4.35%) Intel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft