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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 37 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.89% 0.53% -
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 3.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
26 60 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 11.61% 16.04% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 60 25
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 11 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 11 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 9 (81.82%) Schematic Capture
2 9 (81.82%) Altera
2 9 (81.82%) Xilinx
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) VHDL
2 9 (81.82%) C
2 9 (81.82%) Electronics
2 9 (81.82%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) Change Control
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Skype
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Lync
6 1 (9.09%) Tcl
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Verilog

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (81.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Firmware Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Firmware Developer
2 8 (72.73%) FPGA Developer
2 8 (72.73%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 11 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (81.82%) VHDL
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Schematic Capture
2 8 (72.73%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (81.82%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Altera
1 9 (81.82%) EMC
1 9 (81.82%) Xilinx
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft