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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 61 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.61% 4.03% -
As % of the System Software category 5.77% 35.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 0
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
52 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 10.51% 11.36% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 48 28 24
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% +0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £26,525 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £41,950 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 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
Plymouth -15 2 £42,000 -26.95%
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (100.00%) UML
2 10 (90.91%) C
2 10 (90.91%) C++
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 9 (81.82%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (72.73%) Electronics
5 7 (63.64%) Wireless
5 7 (63.64%) OO
6 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
6 6 (54.55%) Software Architecture
7 5 (45.45%) Linux
8 4 (36.36%) VxWorks
8 4 (36.36%) Validation
8 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 3 (27.27%) 802.15
9 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (27.27%) Coaching
10 2 (18.18%) Degree
10 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (18.18%) OOD
10 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
10 2 (18.18%) SQL
11 1 (9.09%) MFC
11 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
11 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
11 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (63.64%) Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) 802.15
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 8 (72.73%) Electronics
2 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Firmware Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) UML
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) OO
4 6 (54.55%) Software Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Validation
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Coaching
7 2 (18.18%) OOD
8 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C
1 10 (90.91%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago