The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
England / South West
Rank 188 231 210
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -21
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 44 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.87% 0.36% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 7.13% 2.56% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 44 20 26
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £35,900 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
617 821 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.20% 14.16% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 508 725 609
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Firmware
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the South West

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the South West

Firmware
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Devon - 30 £45,000 - 1
Dorset +25 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Bristol +8 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Gloucestershire -14 2 £42,750 -10.00% 2
Wiltshire +11 1 £42,000 -20.00% 2
Somerset - 1 £38,500 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 45 (46.88%) C
2 42 (43.75%) Electronics
3 41 (42.71%) C#
4 34 (35.42%) Degree
5 29 (30.21%) C++
6 23 (23.96%) SQL
6 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (23.96%) TDD
7 22 (22.92%) Wireless
7 22 (22.92%) Product Management
7 22 (22.92%) Data Centre
8 21 (21.88%) Internet of Things
8 21 (21.88%) BDD
8 21 (21.88%) MongoDB
8 21 (21.88%) NoSQL
8 21 (21.88%) Use Case
8 21 (21.88%) Kanban
8 21 (21.88%) Scrum
8 21 (21.88%) Internet
8 21 (21.88%) ISO 9001
9 20 (20.83%) Web Services
9 20 (20.83%) ISO 14001
9 20 (20.83%) Mobile App
9 20 (20.83%) Machine Learning
9 20 (20.83%) Web Application Development
9 20 (20.83%) Data Analytics
9 20 (20.83%) Analytics
9 20 (20.83%) Front End Development
9 20 (20.83%) Prototyping
9 20 (20.83%) Customer Requirements

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.13%) IIS
1 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.38%) IaaS
2 9 (9.38%) PaaS
3 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.92%) Wireless
2 21 (21.88%) Internet
3 14 (14.58%) SAN
4 13 (13.54%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (11.46%) NAS
5 11 (11.46%) VPN
6 9 (9.38%) 3GPP
6 9 (9.38%) FCAPS
6 9 (9.38%) GGSN
6 9 (9.38%) MGW
7 6 (6.25%) Bluetooth
8 5 (5.21%) Firewall
9 4 (4.17%) 802.15
9 4 (4.17%) DHCP
9 4 (4.17%) DNS
9 4 (4.17%) LTE
9 4 (4.17%) NFC
9 4 (4.17%) WAN
9 4 (4.17%) WLAN
10 3 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.88%) MongoDB
1 21 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 42 (43.75%) Electronics
2 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Firmware Engineer
2 23 (23.96%) Developer
3 16 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Server Engineer
7 10 (10.42%) Active Directory Engineer
7 10 (10.42%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (10.42%) Windows Server Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) Development Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Network Engineer
9 8 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (7.29%) Azure Developer
10 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.25%) .NET Developer
11 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (6.25%) IoT Developer
12 5 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.83%) Web Services
2 13 (13.54%) .NET
3 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.17%) 802.1X
3 4 (4.17%) RESTful
4 3 (3.13%) JSON
4 3 (3.13%) XML
5 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.08%) HTML
5 2 (2.08%) HTML5
6 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.04%) CSS
6 1 (1.04%) SOAP
6 1 (1.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 21 (21.88%) Internet of Things
3 20 (20.83%) Mobile App
4 18 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 16 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (11.46%) Clustering
6 11 (11.46%) Driving Licence
7 10 (10.42%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.17%) VHDL
9 3 (3.13%) Cybercrime
10 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.08%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.04%) Smartcard
11 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Windows
1 17 (17.71%) Windows Server
2 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.42%) Linux
5 3 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (23.96%) TDD
2 22 (22.92%) Product Management
3 21 (21.88%) BDD
3 21 (21.88%) Kanban
3 21 (21.88%) Scrum
3 21 (21.88%) Use Case
4 20 (20.83%) Analytics
4 20 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
4 20 (20.83%) Data Analytics
4 20 (20.83%) Front End Development
4 20 (20.83%) Machine Learning
4 20 (20.83%) Prototyping
4 20 (20.83%) Web Application Development
5 18 (18.75%) Presales
6 17 (17.71%) Physics
6 17 (17.71%) Software Engineering
7 15 (15.63%) Regression Testing
8 13 (13.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (13.54%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.88%) C
2 41 (42.71%) C#
3 29 (30.21%) C++
4 23 (23.96%) SQL
5 8 (8.33%) Perl
5 8 (8.33%) Python
5 8 (8.33%) Tcl
6 5 (5.21%) Java
7 3 (3.13%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.08%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (35.42%) Degree
2 11 (11.46%) CCNP
2 11 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.42%) CCNA
4 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (1.04%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.88%) ISO 9001
2 20 (20.83%) ISO 14001
3 12 (12.50%) JTAG
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
2 11 (11.46%) Terminal Services
3 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.13%) XenApp
4 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) WSUS
2 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.58%) Citrix
3 11 (11.46%) HP
4 10 (10.42%) CommVault
5 9 (9.38%) Intel
6 7 (7.29%) Cisco
7 5 (5.21%) VMware
7 5 (5.21%) Xilinx
8 4 (4.17%) Altera
9 2 (2.08%) EMC
10 1 (1.04%) Actel
10 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.04%) Mentor Graphics
10 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
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