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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 80 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.59% 0.30% -
As % of the System Software category 3.20% 3.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
125 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 18.49% 8.03% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 115 44 63
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram 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 29 December 2014. 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
Weymouth - 3 £27,500 -
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 22 (95.65%) Electronics
2 21 (91.30%) Degree
3 17 (73.91%) Embedded Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) Line Management
4 11 (47.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (47.83%) French Language
4 11 (47.83%) Back Office
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) Data Management
5 8 (34.78%) Project Management
5 8 (34.78%) Smartcard
5 8 (34.78%) Time Management
6 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) VBA
7 5 (21.74%) MS Office
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
8 3 (13.04%) Physics
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.70%) Logistics
9 2 (8.70%) SysML
9 2 (8.70%) UML
9 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
9 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (8.70%) Signal Processing
10 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 5 (21.74%) MS Office
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
1 5 (21.74%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
1 1 (4.35%) Gigabit Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (95.65%) Electronics
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) French Language
2 11 (47.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Engineering Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Junior
3 2 (8.70%) Graduate
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Junior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Smartcard
2 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.04%) Physics
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) VHDL
4 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.35%) CPLD
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Embedded Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Line Management
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) Data Management
3 8 (34.78%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) SysML
5 2 (8.70%) Signal Processing
5 2 (8.70%) Logistics
5 2 (8.70%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) CAD
6 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
1 5 (21.74%) VBA
2 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) EMC
1 1 (4.35%) Lattice Semiconductor