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 3 months to 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 863 953
Rank change year-on-year +27 +90  
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 51 62 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.063% 0.019%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.25% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 39 50 18
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88%  

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 21796 25284 28696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.87% 25.72% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18172 21485 24012
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VxWorks as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for VxWorks in the UK

VxWorks
Top 14 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 3 months to 26 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +54 46 £30,000 -25.00% 3
South East +43 45 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Oxfordshire +36 45 £30,000 -57.14% 2
Banbury +6 27 £30,000 -11.11% 2
Scotland +10 4 £54,500 -63.78% 1
Dundee - 3 £54,500 -
East of England - 1 £42,500 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £42,500 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 66 (91.67%) C
2 64 (88.89%) Windows
3 57 (79.17%) C++
4 51 (70.83%) Security Cleared
5 50 (69.44%) DV Cleared
6 48 (66.67%) Telecoms
7 45 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
8 43 (59.72%) Computer Science
9 40 (55.56%) Software Engineering
10 38 (52.78%) Python
11 35 (48.61%) Java
11 35 (48.61%) Linux
12 32 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 29 (40.28%) Ethical Hacking
13 29 (40.28%) Penetration Testing
13 29 (40.28%) Source Code Analysis
14 28 (38.89%) Degree
15 23 (31.94%) Software Testing
15 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (31.94%) VMware
15 23 (31.94%) Shell Script
16 22 (30.56%) Virtual Machines
16 22 (30.56%) Ansible
16 22 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (29.17%) Line Management
18 18 (25.00%) Android
19 14 (19.44%) Electronics
20 13 (18.06%) Smartphone
21 11 (15.28%) Finance
22 9 (12.50%) Embedded C

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 5 (6.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Profibus
2 2 (2.78%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) IDA Disassembler
1 7 (9.72%) Metasploit
2 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.33%) Subversion
3 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (6.94%) JIRA
3 5 (6.94%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 14 (19.44%) Electronics
3 11 (15.28%) Finance
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Graduate
2 20 (27.78%) Administrator
2 20 (27.78%) Developer
2 20 (27.78%) Graduate Developer
2 20 (27.78%) Graduate Software Developer
2 20 (27.78%) IT Administrator
2 20 (27.78%) IT Graduate
2 20 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 19 (26.39%) Analyst
3 19 (26.39%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 19 (26.39%) Security Analyst
4 18 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 18 (25.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 18 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 18 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 14 (19.44%) Junior
5 14 (19.44%) Junior Developer
5 14 (19.44%) Junior IT Administrator
5 14 (19.44%) Junior Software Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) HTML
1 2 (2.78%) HTML5
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) Ajax
2 1 (1.39%) JSON
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
2 1 (1.39%) WPF
2 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (59.72%) Computer Science
2 32 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 22 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (18.06%) Smartphone
5 5 (6.94%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.39%) CUDA
6 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (88.89%) Windows
2 35 (48.61%) Linux
3 18 (25.00%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.78%) ThreadX
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 29 (40.28%) Ethical Hacking
3 29 (40.28%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (40.28%) Source Code Analysis
4 23 (31.94%) Software Testing
5 21 (29.17%) Line Management
6 9 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (12.50%) Secure Coding
6 9 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (9.72%) V-Model
8 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.33%) TDD
8 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.94%) Change Control
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.94%) Regression Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Release Management
9 5 (6.94%) Requirements Management
9 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (91.67%) C
2 57 (79.17%) C++
3 38 (52.78%) Python
4 35 (48.61%) Java
5 23 (31.94%) Shell Script
6 9 (12.50%) Embedded C
7 6 (8.33%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.56%) C#
9 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.17%) VB
10 2 (2.78%) Lua
10 2 (2.78%) PHP
11 1 (1.39%) ANSI C
11 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.39%) Fortran
11 1 (1.39%) Perl
11 1 (1.39%) Ruby
11 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (70.83%) Security Cleared
2 50 (69.44%) DV Cleared
3 28 (38.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) IEC 61508
2 2 (2.78%) MISRA
2 2 (2.78%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.39%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.39%) ISO13485
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (30.56%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.17%) Firmware
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (30.56%) Ansible
2 7 (9.72%) Nessus
2 7 (9.72%) Nmap
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) VMware
2 7 (9.72%) Codenomicon
3 5 (6.94%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.94%) Coverity
4 4 (5.56%) Intel
5 3 (4.17%) Huawei
6 2 (2.78%) QNX
7 1 (1.39%) Atmel
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Polycom
7 1 (1.39%) Tandberg
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