The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 78 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.48% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 1.53% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +2.40%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Firmware
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Miscellaneous Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
165 131 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 39.66% 29.98% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 125 117 97
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Firmware
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Portsmouth region.

Firmware Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Firmware
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C