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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 97 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 7 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.68% 0.60% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 5.69% 6.41% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Average salary £41,250 £26,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.66% -29.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £26,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
123 78 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.01% 9.32% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 90 57 76
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
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 September 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
Gloucester - 6 £40,000 - 1
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (100.00%) C
2 22 (88.00%) C++
3 16 (64.00%) Linux
4 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (52.00%) Electronics
6 10 (40.00%) Embedded C
6 10 (40.00%) Embedded C++
7 9 (36.00%) Degree
8 8 (32.00%) C#
9 7 (28.00%) IBM
10 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
10 6 (24.00%) .NET
10 6 (24.00%) MFC
10 6 (24.00%) Windows
10 6 (24.00%) Aerospace
10 6 (24.00%) Automotive
10 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (20.00%) Physics
12 4 (16.00%) VHDL
12 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
13 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
14 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
14 2 (8.00%) A+ Certification
14 2 (8.00%) SDLC
15 1 (4.00%) Line Management
15 1 (4.00%) Digital Signal Processing
15 1 (4.00%) Signal Processing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
General
1 13 (52.00%) Electronics
2 6 (24.00%) Aerospace
2 6 (24.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) FPGA Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
1 6 (24.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (20.00%) Physics
3 4 (16.00%) VHDL
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (4.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C
2 22 (88.00%) C++
3 10 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 10 (40.00%) Embedded C++
4 8 (32.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) IBM
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago