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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 157 178 177
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 29 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.79% 0.31% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 5.00% 2.08% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 12
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
580 576 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.86% 14.74% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 478 490 463
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram 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 7 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
Havant +10 21 £53,000 +55.88%
Farnborough - 6 £49,500 -
Southampton +1 2 £43,250 -15.60%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 36 (78.26%) C
2 30 (65.22%) Software Engineering
3 28 (60.87%) Embedded C
4 26 (56.52%) C++
5 23 (50.00%) Subversion
6 20 (43.48%) Manufacturing
6 20 (43.48%) Embedded C++
7 19 (41.30%) Windows
7 19 (41.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 19 (41.30%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (39.13%) TeamCity
8 18 (39.13%) JIRA
8 18 (39.13%) QNX
9 16 (34.78%) Linux
10 12 (26.09%) SAS
11 10 (21.74%) Ethernet
12 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
12 8 (17.39%) Electronics
12 8 (17.39%) Degree
13 7 (15.22%) Big Data
13 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (15.22%) VMware
13 7 (15.22%) ITIL
14 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 6 (13.04%) MCSE
14 6 (13.04%) VPN
14 6 (13.04%) DNS
14 6 (13.04%) WAN
14 6 (13.04%) LAN
14 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 12 (26.09%) SAS
2 6 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.87%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.35%) PaaS
1 2 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Ethernet
2 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.04%) VPN
3 6 (13.04%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) LAN
3 6 (13.04%) WAN
3 6 (13.04%) Firewall
3 6 (13.04%) VLAN
4 5 (10.87%) IP Telephony
4 5 (10.87%) SNMP
4 5 (10.87%) SAN
4 5 (10.87%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (10.87%) DHCP
5 3 (6.52%) DMZ
5 3 (6.52%) Internet
5 3 (6.52%) Network Security
6 2 (4.35%) SMTP
6 2 (4.35%) VoIP
7 1 (2.17%) IPv6
7 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Big Data
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Redis
4 1 (2.17%) Infinispan
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Subversion
2 18 (39.13%) JIRA
2 18 (39.13%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (43.48%) Manufacturing
2 8 (17.39%) Electronics
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
4 3 (6.52%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Software Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Principal Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Principal Software Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Principal Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) SAN Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Flash
2 1 (2.17%) LAMP
2 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.17%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 19 (41.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) VHDL
3 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.87%) Algorithms
3 5 (10.87%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.70%) Replication
4 4 (8.70%) EMC VNX
5 3 (6.52%) iPhone
5 3 (6.52%) iPad
6 2 (4.35%) Social Media
6 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.35%) Clustering
7 1 (2.17%) Verilog
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.17%) Data Conversion
7 1 (2.17%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
3 6 (13.04%) Information Security
3 6 (13.04%) Release Management
4 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.87%) UML
4 5 (10.87%) Change Management
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Digital Signal Processing
5 4 (8.70%) Signal Processing
5 4 (8.70%) Video Processing
5 4 (8.70%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.52%) Data Management
7 2 (4.35%) Validation
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) C
2 28 (60.87%) Embedded C
3 26 (56.52%) C++
4 20 (43.48%) Embedded C++
5 5 (10.87%) Assembly Language
5 5 (10.87%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) Korn
6 1 (2.17%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) MCSE
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.70%) CCNA
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) RHCT
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) vSphere
1 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (6.52%) Terminal Server
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
1 3 (6.52%) Check_MK
1 3 (6.52%) Icinga
2 2 (4.35%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) QNX
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) EMC
4 5 (10.87%) CommVault
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Xilinx
7 1 (2.17%) Altera
7 1 (2.17%) Atmel
7 1 (2.17%) F5
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) Intel
7 1 (2.17%) Dell