Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1129 1114 1134
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 +132
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 23 85 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.049% 0.051%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.061% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20 72 75
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.82% +11.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,100 £59,750 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +13.33%

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 37,471 43,324 47,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.91% 24.87% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30,230 34,911 40,419
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 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 21 October 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 -31 23 £50,000 +5.26% 12
England -18 19 £50,000 +11.11% 12
South East -19 16 £50,000 - 6
Scotland -4 4 £42,500 -22.02% 2
South West +4 2 £53,750 -
East of England +20 1 £45,000 +5.88% 2

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (91.30%) C
2 20 (86.96%) C++
3 19 (82.61%) Software Engineering
4 16 (69.57%) Degree
4 16 (69.57%) Linux
5 14 (60.87%) Computer Science
6 11 (47.83%) Electronics
6 11 (47.83%) Embedded C
7 10 (43.48%) Embedded C++
8 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (34.78%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (34.78%) MISRA
9 7 (30.43%) Secure Coding
9 7 (30.43%) MISRA C
9 7 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (26.09%) Device Driver
10 6 (26.09%) Automotive
10 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
11 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Yocto
11 4 (17.39%) Device Driver Development
11 4 (17.39%) Windows
11 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 4 (17.39%) Subversion
12 3 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Operations Research
12 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
12 3 (13.04%) VMware

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 2 (8.70%) Simulink
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) RapidIO
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
2 1 (4.35%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (4.35%) GCC
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Polyspace
4 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (47.83%) Electronics
2 6 (26.09%) Automotive
3 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
4 2 (8.70%) Military
4 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Graduate
4 3 (13.04%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Yocto
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) Device Driver
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (8.70%) Industry 4.0
4 2 (8.70%) Life Science
5 1 (4.35%) IPTV
5 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (4.35%) LynxOS
5 1 (4.35%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Secure Coding
4 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
5 4 (17.39%) Device Driver Development
5 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Operations Research
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.70%) Physics
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) Line Management
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) People Management
8 1 (4.35%) Presales
8 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C
2 20 (86.96%) C++
3 11 (47.83%) Embedded C
4 10 (43.48%) Embedded C++
5 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.35%) Ada
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) MISRA
2 7 (30.43%) MISRA C
3 1 (4.35%) DO-178B
3 1 (4.35%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Firmware
1 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) QNX
3 1 (4.35%) Intel
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Wind River