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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 90 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.06% 0.87% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 7.09% 8.16% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 8
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £26,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,950 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
141 98 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.90% 10.70% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 105 69 87
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 7 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Tewkesbury +3 1 £38,500 +10.00%
Firmware
South West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (100.00%) C
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (75.00%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 12 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 12 (50.00%) Embedded C++
5 11 (45.83%) Electronics
6 9 (37.50%) IBM
7 8 (33.33%) C#
8 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (25.00%) Degree
8 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (25.00%) .NET
8 6 (25.00%) MFC
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) Aerospace
8 6 (25.00%) Automotive
9 5 (20.83%) Physics
10 4 (16.67%) VHDL
11 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 2 (8.33%) SDLC
12 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
12 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
13 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
13 1 (4.17%) Java
13 1 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) Ethernet
General
1 11 (45.83%) Electronics
2 6 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 6 (25.00%) Automotive
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 13 (54.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) FPGA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (20.83%) Physics
3 4 (16.67%) VHDL
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (4.17%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 12 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) IBM
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