The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
South East / Hampshire
Rank 144 151 171
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 24 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.79% 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 5.44% 6.25% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 16
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
441 464 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.59% 14.25% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 368 438 589
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,651
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Petersfield - 10 £37,500 -
Southampton +9 6 £44,500 +11.25% 2
Basingstoke -5 4 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Portsmouth - 1 £22,000 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 37 (90.24%) C
2 31 (75.61%) C++
3 27 (65.85%) Python
4 22 (53.66%) VHDL
5 21 (51.22%) OpenCL
6 20 (48.78%) Degree
6 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
7 19 (46.34%) Mathematics
8 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
9 9 (21.95%) Electronics
9 9 (21.95%) Embedded C
9 9 (21.95%) Linux
10 8 (19.51%) OO
11 7 (17.07%) Unix
11 7 (17.07%) Windows
12 6 (14.63%) C#
12 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
13 5 (12.20%) Algorithms
13 5 (12.20%) Altera
13 5 (12.20%) jQuery
13 5 (12.20%) HTML
13 5 (12.20%) CSS
13 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
13 5 (12.20%) Automotive
13 5 (12.20%) Verilog
13 5 (12.20%) Xilinx
13 5 (12.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (9.76%) Military
14 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
14 4 (9.76%) Aerospace

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.95%) Electronics
2 5 (12.20%) Automotive
3 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
3 4 (9.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
1 17 (41.46%) Firmware Developer
1 17 (41.46%) Python Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Firmware Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) FPGA Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Embedded C Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) OpenCL
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) Java EE
3 1 (2.44%) JMS
3 1 (2.44%) Qt
3 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (53.66%) VHDL
2 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
3 19 (46.34%) Mathematics
4 5 (12.20%) Algorithms
4 5 (12.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (12.20%) Verilog
5 4 (9.76%) CAN bus
6 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.88%) Device Driver
6 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Unix
2 7 (17.07%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) OO
3 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.76%) Digital Signal Processing
3 4 (9.76%) Prototyping
3 4 (9.76%) Signal Processing
4 3 (7.32%) OOD
5 2 (4.88%) FPGA Design
5 2 (4.88%) SDLC
5 2 (4.88%) Video Processing
6 1 (2.44%) API Design
6 1 (2.44%) High Availability
6 1 (2.44%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.44%) OOP
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) C
2 31 (75.61%) C++
3 27 (65.85%) Python
4 9 (21.95%) Embedded C
5 6 (14.63%) C#
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.32%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.44%) Java
8 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Altera
1 5 (12.20%) Xilinx
2 4 (9.76%) EMC
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Renesas
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