Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1093 1124 1253
Rank change year-on-year +31 +129 +51
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 85 98 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.051% 0.022%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.21% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 72 75 29
UK median annual salary £47,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £110,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -16.67%

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 43316 47631 57631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.88% 24.93% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34903 40417 48563
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Top 9 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 21 October 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 +35 84 £47,500 +11.76% 1
England +38 70 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South East +37 50 £50,000 -18.37%
Scotland +2 15 £54,500 -63.79%
Midlands +51 12 £45,000 +8.43%
West Midlands +28 12 £45,000 +8.43%
East of England +6 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
London +27 1 £35,000 -50.00%
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 79 (92.94%) C
2 73 (85.88%) C++
3 61 (71.76%) Software Engineering
4 52 (61.18%) Windows
5 51 (60.00%) Linux
6 40 (47.06%) Degree
7 35 (41.18%) Computer Science
7 35 (41.18%) Security Cleared
8 32 (37.65%) DV Cleared
8 32 (37.65%) Python
9 30 (35.29%) Telecoms
10 29 (34.12%) Cybersecurity
11 28 (32.94%) Java
12 25 (29.41%) Electronics
13 23 (27.06%) Embedded C
14 18 (21.18%) Embedded Linux
15 17 (20.00%) C#
16 16 (18.82%) Shell Script
16 16 (18.82%) Embedded C++
16 16 (18.82%) VMware
16 16 (18.82%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (18.82%) Software Testing
16 16 (18.82%) Ethical Hacking
16 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (18.82%) Ansible
16 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (18.82%) Virtual Machines
17 15 (17.65%) Android
18 14 (16.47%) Firmware
18 14 (16.47%) Source Code Analysis

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 (4.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Profibus
2 2 (2.35%) Broadband
2 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.71%) JIRA
2 4 (4.71%) SonarQube
2 4 (4.71%) Subversion
3 2 (2.35%) IDA Disassembler
3 2 (2.35%) Metasploit
3 2 (2.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.18%) VectorCAST
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 25 (29.41%) Electronics
3 11 (12.94%) Banking
4 7 (8.24%) Finance
5 3 (3.53%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Avionics
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 27 (31.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 22 (25.88%) Embedded Engineer
3 22 (25.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (22.35%) Graduate
5 18 (21.18%) Developer
6 17 (20.00%) Software Developer
7 15 (17.65%) Administrator
7 15 (17.65%) Analyst
7 15 (17.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 15 (17.65%) Graduate Developer
7 15 (17.65%) Graduate Software Developer
7 15 (17.65%) IT Administrator
7 15 (17.65%) IT Graduate
7 15 (17.65%) Security Analyst
8 14 (16.47%) Junior
8 14 (16.47%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 12 (14.12%) Junior Developer
9 12 (14.12%) Junior IT Administrator
9 12 (14.12%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (15.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (11.76%) Algorithms
5 9 (10.59%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.53%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.18%) Windows
2 51 (60.00%) Linux
3 18 (21.18%) Embedded Linux
4 15 (17.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (71.76%) Software Engineering
2 29 (34.12%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (18.82%) Ethical Hacking
3 16 (18.82%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (18.82%) Software Testing
4 14 (16.47%) Source Code Analysis
5 12 (14.12%) OO
6 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.59%) Data Management
7 9 (10.59%) Device Driver Development
7 9 (10.59%) Line Management
7 9 (10.59%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.24%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (4.71%) Change Control
9 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
9 4 (4.71%) Release Management
9 4 (4.71%) Requirements Management
9 4 (4.71%) Validation
9 4 (4.71%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 79 (92.94%) C
2 73 (85.88%) C++
3 32 (37.65%) Python
4 28 (32.94%) Java
5 23 (27.06%) Embedded C
6 17 (20.00%) C#
7 16 (18.82%) Embedded C++
7 16 (18.82%) Shell Script
8 10 (11.76%) VB
9 8 (9.41%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.71%) Pascal
11 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 40 (47.06%) Degree
2 35 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 32 (37.65%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.35%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) MISRA
2 10 (11.76%) MISRA C
3 5 (5.88%) IEC 62304
4 4 (4.71%) IEC 61508
4 4 (4.71%) ISO 26262
5 3 (3.53%) DO-178B
6 1 (1.18%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) Virtual Machines
1 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) Nessus
2 2 (2.35%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) VMware
2 4 (4.71%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.71%) Coverity
3 2 (2.35%) Codenomicon
4 1 (1.18%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.18%) Huawei
4 1 (1.18%) IBM
4 1 (1.18%) Intel
4 1 (1.18%) QNX
4 1 (1.18%) Wind River