The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 57 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.66% 0.70% 1.72%
As % of the System Software category 5.08% 4.13% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,937 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -2.65%
Firmware
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

System Software Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
59 121 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 13.02% 17.02% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42 100 90
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,750 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Firmware
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Basingstoke region.

Firmware Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 6 (85.71%) Perl
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Electronics
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Smart Meter
3 4 (57.14%) Network Management
3 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Korn
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Xilinx
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) XPath
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) DataPower
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Altera

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) IPv6
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
2 1 (14.29%) Infinispan
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSD
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) WSDL
2 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
2 1 (14.29%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) HACMP
2 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) VHDL
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (14.29%) RHCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) RHCT
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
1 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Xilinx
2 1 (14.29%) Altera
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy