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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 78 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.61% 0.44% -
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 3.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £39,250 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
121 112 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 18.39% 12.38% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 78 101 44
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015. 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 +20 3 £38,500 -18.94% 1
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) C
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (31.25%) Signal Processing
4 5 (31.25%) Electronics
4 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
4 5 (31.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) UML
5 4 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (25.00%) Automotive
5 4 (25.00%) Subversion
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (25.00%) Physics
6 3 (18.75%) Android
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) EMC
7 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Validation

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
1 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics
2 4 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (25.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Signal Processing
3 4 (25.00%) UML
3 4 (25.00%) Logistics
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
2 5 (31.25%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) EMC
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago