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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 56 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.85% 2.22% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 12.00% 25.71% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 3
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
75 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 15.43% 8.62% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 66 25 35
Average salary £29,500 £30,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.27% -15.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,151 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Devon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Paignton - 5 £30,000 -
Exeter +7 3 £36,500 +23.72% 1
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Electronics
3 4 (33.33%) SLA
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 4 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCDP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Network Management
3 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 4 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Process Management
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Genesys

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 4 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) 802.15
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Process Management
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Tcl
2 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) CCDP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 4 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
1 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
1 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 4 (33.33%) F5
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (25.00%) Genesys
Exeter, Devon
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Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
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