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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
South West / Dorset
Rank 56 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.41% 1.21% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 9.23% 9.43% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 15
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,150 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,150 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
65 106 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.29% 12.86% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 90 118
Median salary £34,500 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Bournemouth - 5 £45,000 -
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver Development
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) RS-232

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (16.67%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analogue Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EMC