The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 119 112 129
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 13 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.80% 0.57% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 6.53% 4.35% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 1
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
199 207 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.19% 13.01% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 173 187 134
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -4 8 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Abingdon -25 4 £44,250 +5.98%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 14 (87.50%) C++
2 12 (75.00%) C
3 9 (56.25%) Degree
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
5 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
5 7 (43.75%) JIRA
5 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
5 7 (43.75%) Life Science
5 7 (43.75%) ISEB
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) User Stories
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) Electronics
8 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Product Management
9 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 2 (12.50%) Google
9 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
9 2 (12.50%) C#
10 1 (6.25%) Flash
10 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
10 1 (6.25%) MS Excel

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Flash
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 7 (43.75%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (6.25%) Verilog
3 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Product Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C++
2 12 (75.00%) C
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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