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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 96 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 21 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.40% 0.057% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 13.46% 0.53% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 13
Average salary £40,000 £75,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
156 189 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.39% 10.79% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 130 171 164
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 - 3 £62,500 -
Witney - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 £75,000 - 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 22 (78.57%) C
1 22 (78.57%) C++
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) XML
3 12 (42.86%) PHP
3 12 (42.86%) MySQL
3 12 (42.86%) SOAP
3 12 (42.86%) Web Services
3 12 (42.86%) GPRS
3 12 (42.86%) GSM
3 12 (42.86%) LAMP
3 12 (42.86%) XML-RPC
3 12 (42.86%) REST
4 11 (39.29%) Degree
5 10 (35.71%) Bluetooth
6 8 (28.57%) Embedded C
6 8 (28.57%) Embedded C++
6 8 (28.57%) Subversion
6 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.00%) GDB
7 7 (25.00%) Bugzilla
7 7 (25.00%) JIRA
7 7 (25.00%) JTAG
8 6 (21.43%) Electronics
9 5 (17.86%) Python
9 5 (17.86%) Perl
9 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) GPRS
1 12 (42.86%) GSM
2 10 (35.71%) Bluetooth
3 4 (14.29%) Wireless
4 3 (10.71%) Internet
5 2 (7.14%) RFID
5 2 (7.14%) ZigBee
5 2 (7.14%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Subversion
2 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 7 (25.00%) GDB
2 7 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (21.43%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
1 11 (39.29%) Software Developer
1 11 (39.29%) Embedded Software Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) XML
2 12 (42.86%) SOAP
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
2 12 (42.86%) LAMP
2 12 (42.86%) XML-RPC
2 12 (42.86%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.29%) Physics
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Internet of Things
3 3 (10.71%) ASIC
4 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (7.14%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (10.71%) Line Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C
1 22 (78.57%) C++
2 12 (42.86%) PHP
3 8 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 8 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 5 (17.86%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) JTAG
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
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