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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 71 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.17% 0.44% 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 2.68% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 11
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -18.94%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
72 112 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.50% 16.45% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 68 78 111
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 4 (100.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Automotive
3 2 (50.00%) DO-160
3 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (25.00%) DO-254
4 1 (25.00%) ARP4754
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (25.00%) OrCAD
4 1 (25.00%) VHDL

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 1 (25.00%) OrCAD
General
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Automotive
3 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) DO-160
2 1 (25.00%) ARP4754
2 1 (25.00%) DO-254
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC