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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 111 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.57% 0.064% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 6.56% 0.57% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 10
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
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
122 175 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.71% 11.20% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 104 157 155
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,850 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -5 2 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 21 (77.78%) C
1 21 (77.78%) C++
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) XML
3 12 (44.44%) PHP
3 12 (44.44%) MySQL
3 12 (44.44%) SOAP
3 12 (44.44%) Web Services
3 12 (44.44%) GPRS
3 12 (44.44%) GSM
3 12 (44.44%) LAMP
3 12 (44.44%) XML-RPC
3 12 (44.44%) REST
4 10 (37.04%) Bluetooth
4 10 (37.04%) Degree
5 8 (29.63%) Embedded C
5 8 (29.63%) Embedded C++
5 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.93%) Subversion
7 6 (22.22%) Bugzilla
7 6 (22.22%) Electronics
7 6 (22.22%) JIRA
7 6 (22.22%) JTAG
7 6 (22.22%) GDB
8 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.81%) Physics
8 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
8 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) GPRS
1 12 (44.44%) GSM
2 10 (37.04%) Bluetooth
3 4 (14.81%) Wireless
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) NFC
5 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
5 2 (7.41%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Subversion
2 6 (22.22%) Bugzilla
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) GDB
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Electronics
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Embedded Software Developer
1 11 (40.74%) Software Developer
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) XML
2 12 (44.44%) SOAP
2 12 (44.44%) Web Services
2 12 (44.44%) LAMP
2 12 (44.44%) XML-RPC
2 12 (44.44%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
1 4 (14.81%) Physics
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Internet of Things
3 2 (7.41%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (7.41%) ASIC
4 1 (3.70%) Social Network
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.11%) Line Management
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) C
1 21 (77.78%) C++
2 12 (44.44%) PHP
3 8 (29.63%) Embedded C
3 8 (29.63%) Embedded C++
4 4 (14.81%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) JTAG
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
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