The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 64 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.38% 0.81% -
As % of the System Software category 3.51% 3.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Dorset region.

System Software Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
57 148 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 10.94% 23.99% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54 94 86
Median salary £30,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.37% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,233 £30,954 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Firmware
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Dorset

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 11 (100.00%) Electronics
2 8 (72.73%) Automotive
3 7 (63.64%) C
3 7 (63.64%) C++
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
5 5 (45.45%) Embedded C++
6 4 (36.36%) Aerospace
6 4 (36.36%) UML
6 4 (36.36%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (36.36%) DO-160
6 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (27.27%) OrCAD
7 3 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (27.27%) VHDL
7 3 (27.27%) EMC
7 3 (27.27%) Project Management
8 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
8 2 (18.18%) OO
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Subversion
8 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) OrCAD
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (100.00%) Electronics
2 8 (72.73%) Automotive
3 4 (36.36%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Analogue Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (27.27%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
1 7 (63.64%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
2 5 (45.45%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) DO-160
2 1 (9.09%) ARP4754
2 1 (9.09%) DO-254
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft