The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 45 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.55% - 2.92%
As % of the System Software category 14.81% - 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Firmware
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

System Software Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
54 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 17.20% 11.18% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 12 25
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Firmware
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Gloucester region.

Firmware Salary Trend in Gloucester

Firmware
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Electronics
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) VHDL
4 4 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Physics
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 3 (33.33%) Embedded C++
6 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
6 2 (22.22%) Automotive
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) MFC
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) CAD
7 1 (11.11%) MATLAB

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
General
1 7 (77.78%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) VHDL
1 4 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared