The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 42 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.77% 1.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.63% 3.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £26,500 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
Gloucestershire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
108 58 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 38.16% 32.58% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 99 56 94
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,300 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Firmware
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 7 (77.78%) C++
1 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) Electronics
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 7 (77.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Junior
2 5 (55.56%) Design Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Physics
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) UML
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Regression Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
1 7 (77.78%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft