The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 127 112 121
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.25% 0.83% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 2.63% 8.70% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 2
Average salary £58,750 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.68% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Firmware
South East

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

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
152 138 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.40% 9.54% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 123 117 149
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -13 1 £57,500 +21.05%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (91.67%) C
1 11 (91.67%) Electronics
2 8 (66.67%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
5 4 (33.33%) VHDL
5 4 (33.33%) Verilog
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) Change Control
7 2 (16.67%) OpenCL
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) OrCAD
7 2 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (16.67%) RS-232
7 2 (16.67%) RS-422
7 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (16.67%) Data Management
7 2 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (16.67%) QMS
7 2 (16.67%) JTAG
7 2 (16.67%) Altera
7 2 (16.67%) PLM
7 2 (16.67%) PDM
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
7 2 (16.67%) PhD

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) OrCAD
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) RS-232
1 2 (16.67%) RS-422
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (91.67%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior FPGA Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Director
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) OpenCL
2 1 (8.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (33.33%) Verilog
1 4 (33.33%) VHDL
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) PDM
3 2 (16.67%) PLM
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) QMS
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C
2 8 (66.67%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PhD
2 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) JTAG
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO13485
2 1 (8.33%) MISRA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Altera
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago