The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 74 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.00% - 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% - 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 7
Average salary £41,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
Oxfordshire

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

System Software Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
112 51 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.97% 6.12% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 110 51 108
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Firmware
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Oxford

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Oxford

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (26.32%) C
4 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
4 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
4 5 (26.32%) SLA
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) MCP
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (21.05%) GDB
5 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
5 4 (21.05%) Physics
5 4 (21.05%) Electronics
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
6 3 (15.79%) STL
6 3 (15.79%) Perl
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Python
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
6 3 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) GDB
2 3 (15.79%) Valgrind
2 3 (15.79%) GCC
3 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) STL
1 3 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 4 (21.05%) Physics
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.53%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Test Management
2 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
2 2 (10.53%) System Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
2 2 (10.53%) Scrum
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) C
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) MCP
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) Citrix
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) EMC