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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 65 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.59% 0.22% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 12.37% 3.13% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 11
Average salary £28,500 £56,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,937 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -2.65%
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
97 64 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.86% 7.11% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 85 60 105
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 May 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Oxford

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) MCP
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) C
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) Physics
5 3 (18.75%) Electronics
6 2 (12.50%) Statistics
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Social Network
6 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (12.50%) GDB
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) GDB
2 1 (6.25%) Valgrind
2 1 (6.25%) GCC
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 3 (18.75%) Physics
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
3 2 (12.50%) Social Network
4 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
1 4 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (37.50%) MCP
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) EMC