The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 134 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.055% 0.10% -
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Firmware
South West

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

System Software Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
182 142 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.07% 7.26% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 170 128 136
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Firmware
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Bristol

Firmware
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JTAG
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) TETRA
2 1 (50.00%) WiMAX

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) TETRA
1 1 (50.00%) WiMAX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) DSP Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Handset Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JTAG