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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank - 51 40
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 1.45% 3.25%
As % of the System Software category - 5.68% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Average salary - £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
77 88 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.57% 25.43% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 76 83 71
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,400 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Python

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago