The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 54 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.05% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 6.15% 2.04% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Firmware
Hampshire

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

System Software Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
65 98 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.06% 23.67% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 59 94 86
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 System Software 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 12 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Video Processing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) OpenCL
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Video Processing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree