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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 98 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.42% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 3.42% 5.38% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £37,500 £35,400
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 Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
146 93 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.27% 9.98% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 119 81 103
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 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
Cheltenham -13 1 £65,000 +73.33%
Stroud - 1 £40,000 -
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) C
3 7 (70.00%) Electronics
4 6 (60.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (20.00%) VHDL
7 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
8 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (10.00%) CCIE
8 1 (10.00%) CCNP
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
8 1 (10.00%) Simulink
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco
8 1 (10.00%) UML
8 1 (10.00%) OO
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (10.00%) Physics
8 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
8 1 (10.00%) Advertising

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (70.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Junior
2 5 (50.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Firmware Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (20.00%) VHDL
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) UML
1 1 (10.00%) OO
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco