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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 105 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.17% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 11.39% 2.55% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 4
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,700 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
158 196 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.25% 13.28% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 134 164 143
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -5 8 £33,750 -25.00%
Abingdon - 6 £44,250 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (85.00%) C++
2 16 (80.00%) C
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Degree
4 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (40.00%) JIRA
5 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (40.00%) Life Science
5 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (40.00%) ISEB
5 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Electronics
7 5 (25.00%) User Stories
8 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
9 3 (15.00%) VHDL
9 3 (15.00%) Python
9 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
9 3 (15.00%) Product Management
9 3 (15.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (10.00%) Google
10 2 (10.00%) CPLD
10 2 (10.00%) Project Planning

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 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Principal Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (40.00%) Life Science
2 3 (15.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (15.00%) VHDL
3 2 (10.00%) CPLD
4 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Product Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) CAD
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C++
2 16 (80.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (15.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) ISEB
2 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO13485
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Perforce