The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 93 80 94
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 14 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.24% 1.09% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 6.73% 9.62% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 1
Average salary £38,500 £41,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,937 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -2.65%
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 Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
208 104 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.49% 11.29% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 150 83 106
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Tewkesbury - 8 £38,500 -
Gloucester - 6 £52,500 -
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 18 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (94.44%) C
3 13 (72.22%) Linux
4 11 (61.11%) Embedded C++
5 10 (55.56%) Embedded C
6 8 (44.44%) IBM
6 8 (44.44%) Electronics
6 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) VHDL
7 5 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (16.67%) Physics
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
11 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
11 1 (5.56%) GCC
11 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
11 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
11 1 (5.56%) Green Hills
11 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
11 1 (5.56%) Automotive
11 1 (5.56%) C#
11 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
11 1 (5.56%) CAD
11 1 (5.56%) MATLAB

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) GCC
General
1 8 (44.44%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Hardware Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Firmware Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) VHDL
1 5 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
3 1 (5.56%) CAD
3 1 (5.56%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (94.44%) C
3 11 (61.11%) Embedded C++
4 10 (55.56%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.56%) VC++
5 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Green Hills