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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 102 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.55% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 4.23% 1.37% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
189 146 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.00% 9.23% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 169 127 182
Average salary £39,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Abingdon - 2 £41,750 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (60.71%) Degree
2 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) C
4 7 (25.00%) Electronics
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) MCP
5 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
5 5 (17.86%) SLA
5 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) GDB
5 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (14.29%) Valgrind
6 4 (14.29%) GCC
6 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 4 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 4 (14.29%) Physics
6 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 4 (14.29%) Linux
6 4 (14.29%) Python
6 4 (14.29%) Perl

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Wireless
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) GDB
2 4 (14.29%) Valgrind
2 4 (14.29%) GCC
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 7 (25.00%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) STL
1 4 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.29%) Physics
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Life Science
3 3 (10.71%) Statistics
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
2 3 (10.71%) Test Management
2 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
2 3 (10.71%) System Testing
2 3 (10.71%) Validation
3 2 (7.14%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Line Management
4 1 (3.57%) SDLC
4 1 (3.57%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C++
2 9 (32.14%) C
3 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 4 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded C
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
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