Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1151 1085 1172
Rank change year-on-year -66 +87 +91
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 26 76 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.045% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.064% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 63 80
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £62,000 £75,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%

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 40,472 41,446 52,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.54% 24.30% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 32,787 34,761 44,096
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 May 2018.

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 May 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
England -32 25 £47,500 +11.76% 17
UK excluding London -54 25 £47,500 +11.76% 15
South East -41 13 £47,500 -24.00% 6
East of England -7 7 £40,000 -3.03% 6
South West - 3 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands +7 1 - -
Midlands -3 1 - -
Scotland -32 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 20 (76.92%) C
1 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 19 (73.08%) C++
3 18 (69.23%) Linux
4 12 (46.15%) Degree
5 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
6 10 (38.46%) Electronics
6 10 (38.46%) Embedded C
7 8 (30.77%) Embedded C++
7 8 (30.77%) Python
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (26.92%) MATLAB
8 7 (26.92%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (23.08%) MISRA
9 6 (23.08%) Wireless
9 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
9 6 (23.08%) Java
9 6 (23.08%) Perl
9 6 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (19.23%) 5G
10 5 (19.23%) Device Driver Development
10 5 (19.23%) STL
10 5 (19.23%) Solaris
10 5 (19.23%) ClearCase
10 5 (19.23%) 3GPP
10 5 (19.23%) WLAN
10 5 (19.23%) WCDMA
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
10 5 (19.23%) SNMP

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 (7.69%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) Ethernet
2 6 (23.08%) Wireless
3 5 (19.23%) 3GPP
3 5 (19.23%) 802.11
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) HSPA
3 5 (19.23%) IPsec
3 5 (19.23%) IPv4
3 5 (19.23%) IPv6
3 5 (19.23%) LTE
3 5 (19.23%) NAS
3 5 (19.23%) RTCP
3 5 (19.23%) RTP
3 5 (19.23%) SNMP
3 5 (19.23%) WCDMA
3 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (19.23%) Wireshark
3 5 (19.23%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) ClearCase
1 5 (19.23%) LabVIEW
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Metasploit
3 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (38.46%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Military
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Development Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Java Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Test Development Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Graduate
6 3 (11.54%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Junior
7 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) 802.1X
1 5 (19.23%) STL
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (19.23%) Device Driver
4 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
4 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Embedded Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (3.85%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Device Driver Development
2 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.54%) Presales
3 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Data Management
4 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Physics
4 2 (7.69%) Secure Coding
5 1 (3.85%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) Energy Management
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C
2 19 (73.08%) C++
3 10 (38.46%) Embedded C
4 8 (30.77%) Embedded C++
4 8 (30.77%) Python
5 7 (26.92%) MATLAB
6 6 (23.08%) Java
6 6 (23.08%) Perl
7 5 (19.23%) Tcl
8 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
9 2 (7.69%) Ada
10 1 (3.85%) C#
10 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) MISRA
2 4 (15.38%) MISRA C
3 1 (3.85%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Nessus
2 1 (3.85%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Sun
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Codenomicon
3 1 (3.85%) Green Hills
3 1 (3.85%) QNX
3 1 (3.85%) Wind River