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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank - 72 84
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.99% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category - 19.57% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 1
Average salary - £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
93 92 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 13.08% 10.19% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 81 87 80
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Physics
2 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) BT
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) VHDL
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Degree

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Radio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Physics
2 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) BT