The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 63 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.75% 0.37% 1.73%
As % of the System Software category 18.03% 3.92% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 10
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
Firmware
Surrey

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

System Software Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
61 51 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 9.70% 9.50% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 95
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Firmware
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Guildford

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Guildford

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 12 (75.00%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
2 11 (68.75%) Physics
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Electronics
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) C
5 6 (37.50%) MATLAB
5 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (37.50%) Signal Processing
6 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Software-Defined Radio
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Wireless
6 5 (31.25%) VHDL
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
8 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (18.75%) Network Management
8 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
8 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (31.25%) Wireless
1 5 (31.25%) Software-Defined Radio
2 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
1 11 (68.75%) Physics
2 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (31.25%) VHDL
4 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Digital Signal Processing
1 6 (37.50%) Signal Processing
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Network Management
5 2 (12.50%) CAD
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) C
4 6 (37.50%) MATLAB
5 5 (31.25%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) BT
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Agilent
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago