The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 85 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 7 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.86% 1.29% -
As % of the System Software category 6.80% 8.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
103 112 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.59% 14.49% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 90 109 42
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Poole - 2 £40,000 - 1
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) C
2 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) XML
4 8 (53.33%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) Python
5 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) Subversion
5 7 (46.67%) Android
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) Electronics
6 4 (26.67%) Automotive
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) UML
7 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
7 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) EMC

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) OrCAD
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Eclipse
1 7 (46.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Automotive
1 4 (26.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
1 9 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (6.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) DO-160
2 1 (6.67%) JTAG
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) EMC
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