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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 39 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.52% 0.25% 1.79%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 2.38% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 42 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 8.81% 10.32% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 54
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% +1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Firmware
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Newbury

Firmware
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 8 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (87.50%) Embedded C
2 7 (87.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VHDL
3 1 (12.50%) Verilog
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Xilinx
3 1 (12.50%) Altera
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Skype

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Principal Software Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Real Time Engineer
2 7 (87.50%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Embedded C
2 7 (87.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) C
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) Xilinx
1 1 (12.50%) Altera