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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 211 218 179
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 33 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.29% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 3.69% 2.93% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 33
Average salary £40,000 £42,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,060 £31,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
England

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
895 615 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.86% 9.94% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 658 508 397
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £46,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -7 15 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Wiltshire +2 9 £38,000 -27.61% 3
Dorset - 5 £40,000 - 4
Devon -15 4 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 51 (65.38%) C
2 49 (62.82%) C++
3 36 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 33 (42.31%) Embedded C
5 32 (41.03%) Embedded C++
5 32 (41.03%) Linux
6 24 (30.77%) Electronics
7 22 (28.21%) Degree
8 20 (25.64%) UML
9 17 (21.79%) SC Cleared
9 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
10 14 (17.95%) Finance
11 13 (16.67%) Automotive
12 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 12 (15.38%) IBM
12 12 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
13 10 (12.82%) Physics
13 10 (12.82%) C#
14 9 (11.54%) Windows
15 8 (10.26%) Ethernet
15 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
15 8 (10.26%) Signal Processing
15 8 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
16 7 (8.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 7 (8.97%) .NET
17 6 (7.69%) Aerospace
17 6 (7.69%) MFC
17 6 (7.69%) Oracle
17 6 (7.69%) Java

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
1 8 (10.26%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (2.56%) WAN
3 2 (2.56%) Wireless
4 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.28%) PCoIP
4 1 (1.28%) FTP
4 1 (1.28%) HTTP
4 1 (1.28%) DHCP
4 1 (1.28%) ATM
4 1 (1.28%) GSM
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
4 1 (1.28%) Intranet
4 1 (1.28%) Internet
4 1 (1.28%) MPLS
4 1 (1.28%) X.21
4 1 (1.28%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Subversion
1 5 (6.41%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) GCC
General
1 24 (30.77%) Electronics
2 14 (17.95%) Finance
3 13 (16.67%) Automotive
4 6 (7.69%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 21 (26.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 16 (20.51%) Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Firmware Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Hardware Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Electronics Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Hardware Design Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Development Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Design Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.56%) Network Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) MFC
3 2 (2.56%) Web Services
3 2 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Physics
2 8 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.41%) VHDL
6 2 (2.56%) DataPower
7 1 (1.28%) STB
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) Windows
3 5 (6.41%) UNIX
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.85%) SUSE
6 2 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.56%) Android
6 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.28%) Solaris
7 1 (1.28%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 20 (25.64%) UML
3 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 12 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
4 8 (10.26%) Signal Processing
5 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.41%) Logistics
6 5 (6.41%) Project Management
6 5 (6.41%) OO
7 4 (5.13%) Validation
7 4 (5.13%) OOP
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.85%) SDLC
8 3 (3.85%) Kanban
9 2 (2.56%) Network Management
9 2 (2.56%) Digital Signal Processing
9 2 (2.56%) ITIL
9 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (65.38%) C
2 49 (62.82%) C++
3 33 (42.31%) Embedded C
4 32 (41.03%) Embedded C++
5 10 (12.82%) C#
6 6 (7.69%) Java
7 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.85%) SQL
7 3 (3.85%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) VC++
8 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (28.21%) Degree
2 17 (21.79%) SC Cleared
2 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) CCNP
4 2 (2.56%) CCNA
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PMP
5 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.28%) SCSA
5 1 (1.28%) CCSE
5 1 (1.28%) CCDP
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) XenServer
3 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) OpenView
1 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.28%) SCOM
1 1 (1.28%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) IBM
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (6.41%) VMware
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco
5 3 (3.85%) EMC
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) Dell
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix
6 2 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.28%) Sun
7 1 (1.28%) Intel
7 1 (1.28%) Nortel
7 1 (1.28%) Cadence
7 1 (1.28%) Green Hills
7 1 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.28%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago