The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 174 177 176
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 13 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.39% 0.29% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 2.55% 1.85% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 16
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,750 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Firmware
South East

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

System Software Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
510 595 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.13% 15.92% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 463 500 516
Average salary £38,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Hampshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Farnborough - 3 £50,000 -
Aldershot - 2 £45,000 -
Andover - 1 £47,500 -
Hook - 1 - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) C
3 13 (34.21%) Degree
4 12 (31.58%) C++
5 11 (28.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
6 10 (26.32%) 3G
7 9 (23.68%) VxWorks
7 9 (23.68%) Linux
8 8 (21.05%) Electronics
8 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 8 (21.05%) Schematic Capture
9 7 (18.42%) Robot Framework
9 7 (18.42%) QA
9 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
9 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.42%) TDD
9 7 (18.42%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) Procure-to-pay
9 7 (18.42%) Service Management
9 7 (18.42%) OO
9 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
9 7 (18.42%) Delphi
9 7 (18.42%) OOD
9 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
9 7 (18.42%) VoIP
9 7 (18.42%) Python
10 6 (15.79%) Perl
10 6 (15.79%) Validation

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) Apache
1 5 (13.16%) JBoss
1 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) 3G
2 7 (18.42%) VoIP
3 6 (15.79%) Wireshark
4 5 (13.16%) IPv6
5 3 (7.89%) Wireless
6 2 (5.26%) Firewall
7 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.63%) DVB
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) SAN
7 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Redis
2 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
1 7 (18.42%) Robot Framework
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.05%) Electronics
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Firmware Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Design Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Design Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) FPGA Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) FPGA Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (13.16%) JAAS
1 5 (13.16%) Java EE
1 5 (13.16%) JMS
1 5 (13.16%) JMX
1 5 (13.16%) JNDI
2 4 (10.53%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (10.53%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.79%) Driving Licence
3 6 (15.79%) VHDL
4 2 (5.26%) Handset
4 2 (5.26%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (5.26%) Verilog
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
1 9 (23.68%) VxWorks
2 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.05%) Schematic Capture
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
3 7 (18.42%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) OOD
3 7 (18.42%) Procure-to-pay
3 7 (18.42%) Scrum
3 7 (18.42%) Service Management
3 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) High Availability
4 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (15.79%) Validation
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) C
3 12 (31.58%) C++
4 7 (18.42%) Delphi
4 7 (18.42%) Python
5 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.79%) Perl
6 5 (13.16%) Java
7 4 (10.53%) Embedded C
8 3 (7.89%) Embedded C++
9 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
9 2 (5.26%) C#
9 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) DO-254
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) MISRA
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.16%) Altera
3 4 (10.53%) Atmel
4 3 (7.89%) Synplicity
5 2 (5.26%) Xilinx
6 1 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) QNX
6 1 (2.63%) Sun
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
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