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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 64 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 7 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.26% 1.80% -
As % of the System Software category 10.14% 8.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 0
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,937
% change year-on-year
- +2.72%
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
69 134 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.41% 20.12% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 59 97 51
Median salary £30,250 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.37% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Dorset

Firmware
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +7 2 £38,500 -3.75%
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 (78.57%) Electronics
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) Automotive
3 9 (64.29%) C
4 8 (57.14%) C++
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) UML
6 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
6 5 (35.71%) Embedded C++
6 5 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (35.71%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (28.57%) DO-160
7 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
8 3 (21.43%) EMC
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
8 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (21.43%) OrCAD
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) VHDL
8 3 (21.43%) Subversion
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
9 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 2 (14.29%) 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 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (78.57%) Electronics
2 9 (64.29%) Automotive
3 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (21.43%) VHDL
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded C++
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) DO-160
2 1 (7.14%) ARP4754
2 1 (7.14%) DO-254
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) EMC
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft