The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank - 53 56
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon - 1.28% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category - 8.47% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £34,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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 Devon region.

System Software Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 59 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 14.58% 15.13% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 32 53 28
Average salary £28,000 £32,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Firmware
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Devon

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 8 (57.14%) C
1 8 (57.14%) C#
1 8 (57.14%) Electronics
2 7 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (42.86%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 4 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 4 (28.57%) VHDL
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (28.57%) Altera
5 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 3 (21.43%) Veritas
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) Physics
6 2 (14.29%) Internet of Things
6 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) 802.15
3 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 8 (57.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Digital Design Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Development Project Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Development Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Project Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Software QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.14%) Beautiful Soup
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) Tkinter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (28.57%) VHDL
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) Internet of Things
3 2 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (7.14%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Assembly Language
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Delphi
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Altera
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas