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 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 - 70 77
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.68% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category - 7.04% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
74 71 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.27% 9.67% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 80
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £20,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Electronics
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) VHDL
2 2 (50.00%) Verilog
2 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Altera
2 2 (50.00%) OpenCL
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Verilog
1 2 (50.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Altera