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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 221 200 170
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 26 28 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.45% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 3.51% 4.33% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 36
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +15.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,530 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £47,500 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
741 647 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.27% 10.49% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 580 561 381
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Devon -6 7 £36,425 -14.29% 10
Gloucestershire -16 7 £41,250 +55.66% 3
Bristol -11 4 £42,500 - 5
Wiltshire +4 3 £39,250 +63.54% 5
Dorset -4 3 £38,500 -18.94% 4
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 47 (68.12%) C
2 40 (57.97%) C++
3 32 (46.38%) Linux
4 28 (40.58%) Software Engineering
5 26 (37.68%) Electronics
6 22 (31.88%) Embedded C
7 21 (30.43%) Embedded C++
8 19 (27.54%) Degree
9 15 (21.74%) Windows
9 15 (21.74%) C#
10 11 (15.94%) Finance
10 11 (15.94%) UML
11 9 (13.04%) IBM
11 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
11 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
11 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
12 8 (11.59%) Embedded Software Development
12 8 (11.59%) Ethernet
12 8 (11.59%) Subversion
13 7 (10.14%) Automotive
13 7 (10.14%) .NET
13 7 (10.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 6 (8.70%) Physics
14 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
14 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
14 6 (8.70%) MFC
14 6 (8.70%) Java
14 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
14 6 (8.70%) OO
14 6 (8.70%) Python

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Ethernet
2 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.35%) Wireless
3 3 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.90%) LAN
4 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.45%) ATM
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.45%) PCoIP
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) 802.15
5 1 (1.45%) MPLS
5 1 (1.45%) X.21
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Subversion
2 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (37.68%) Electronics
2 11 (15.94%) Finance
3 7 (10.14%) Automotive
4 6 (8.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Software Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Firmware Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Hardware Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Electronics Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Junior Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Junior Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Junior
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
2 6 (8.70%) MFC
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 4 (5.80%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (8.70%) Physics
3 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.80%) VHDL
5 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.90%) Statistics
6 2 (2.90%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.90%) Replication
7 1 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) ASIC
7 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Mechatronics
7 1 (1.45%) DataPower
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) Linux
2 15 (21.74%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) UNIX
4 4 (5.80%) Android
4 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.35%) SUSE
6 2 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Software Engineering
2 11 (15.94%) UML
3 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.59%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.70%) OO
6 5 (7.25%) Project Management
7 4 (5.80%) OOP
7 4 (5.80%) ITIL
7 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.80%) SDLC
8 3 (4.35%) Validation
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.35%) Kanban
9 2 (2.90%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.90%) Software Architecture
9 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.90%) Network Management
9 2 (2.90%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 47 (68.12%) C
2 40 (57.97%) C++
3 22 (31.88%) Embedded C
4 21 (30.43%) Embedded C++
5 15 (21.74%) C#
6 6 (8.70%) Java
6 6 (8.70%) Python
7 5 (7.25%) SQL
8 4 (5.80%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.45%) Tcl
9 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Degree
2 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) CCNP
4 2 (2.90%) CCNA
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PMP
5 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.45%) SCSA
5 1 (1.45%) CCSE
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCDP
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) XenServer
2 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.45%) KVM
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.45%) SCOM
2 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.45%) OpenView
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) IBM
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) HP
4 2 (2.90%) Dell
4 2 (2.90%) Juniper
4 2 (2.90%) Veritas
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) Symantec
5 1 (1.45%) BT
5 1 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.45%) F5
5 1 (1.45%) Teradici
5 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.45%) EMC
5 1 (1.45%) Intel
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