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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 33 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 17 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 4.61% - 1.54%
As % of the System Software category 36.96% - 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 7
Average salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
46 28 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 12.47% 6.11% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 49
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 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 21 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (90.48%) Manufacturing
2 19 (90.48%) Algorithms
3 18 (85.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 14 (66.67%) Subversion
4 14 (66.67%) JIRA
5 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
5 13 (61.90%) Multithreading
5 13 (61.90%) TeamCity
5 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (57.14%) Embedded C
6 12 (57.14%) Embedded C++
7 9 (42.86%) C
8 8 (38.10%) Electronics
8 8 (38.10%) Degree
9 6 (28.57%) VHDL
9 6 (28.57%) EMC
9 6 (28.57%) Altera
9 6 (28.57%) Xilinx
10 4 (19.05%) Change Control
11 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (14.29%) QA
11 3 (14.29%) C#
12 2 (9.52%) Verilog
12 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
12 2 (9.52%) Automotive
12 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
12 2 (9.52%) Release Management
12 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (9.52%) Skype

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (9.52%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Skype
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Subversion
1 14 (66.67%) JIRA
2 13 (61.90%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (90.48%) Manufacturing
2 8 (38.10%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 12 (57.14%) Principal Software Engineer
2 12 (57.14%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 12 (57.14%) Real Time Engineer
2 12 (57.14%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Firmware Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Firmware Developer
4 4 (19.05%) FPGA Developer
4 4 (19.05%) FPGA Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) QA Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Quality Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Algorithms
2 18 (85.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (28.57%) VHDL
4 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.52%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
1 13 (61.90%) Multithreading
2 4 (19.05%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 12 (57.14%) Embedded C++
3 9 (42.86%) C
4 3 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) EMC
1 6 (28.57%) Xilinx
1 6 (28.57%) Altera
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft