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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 127 116 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 1.24% 3.98% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 7
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +172.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
161 176 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.49% 10.22% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 135 149 144
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 18 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Senior C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware