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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 204 201 219
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 31 45 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.78% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 5.01% 5.40% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 17
Median salary £52,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £52,500 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
619 833 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.71% 14.35% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 516 620 477
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,950 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire +10 23 £55,000 +42.85% 1
Dorset +6 3 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Devon +5 3 £75,000 +98.67% 1
Bristol +9 2 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 29 (55.77%) C
2 27 (51.92%) Electronics
3 25 (48.08%) C++
4 20 (38.46%) Linux
5 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 14 (26.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 13 (25.00%) Windows
7 13 (25.00%) VHDL
8 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 12 (23.08%) Network Security
9 10 (19.23%) Automotive
9 10 (19.23%) Embedded C++
9 10 (19.23%) UML
10 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
10 9 (17.31%) EMC
10 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (17.31%) Degree
10 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
11 8 (15.38%) Physics
11 8 (15.38%) Firewall
11 8 (15.38%) WAN
11 8 (15.38%) Cisco
11 8 (15.38%) LAN
11 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
12 7 (13.46%) C#
12 7 (13.46%) MS Office
12 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
12 7 (13.46%) Embedded C
12 7 (13.46%) Cybersecurity

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 6 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (11.54%) JBoss
1 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
3 6 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.77%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Network Security
2 8 (15.38%) Firewall
2 8 (15.38%) LAN
2 8 (15.38%) WAN
3 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.54%) SAN
4 6 (11.54%) Wireless
5 5 (9.62%) Bluetooth
5 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.69%) Wideband
7 3 (5.77%) Wireshark
8 2 (3.85%) Internet
8 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.92%) DHCP
9 1 (1.92%) DNS
9 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.92%) VPN
9 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Apache Accumulo
1 6 (11.54%) Big Data
1 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.85%) Subversion
1 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) GDB
General
1 27 (51.92%) Electronics
2 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 10 (19.23%) Automotive
4 4 (7.69%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Military
6 1 (1.92%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Firmware Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) FPGA Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Bluetooth Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) FPGA Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Hardware Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) C Developer
9 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded C Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Software Development Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) ELK Stack
1 6 (11.54%) Kafka
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (25.00%) VHDL
3 8 (15.38%) Physics
4 6 (11.54%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 6 (11.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (11.54%) Smartphone
5 5 (9.62%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (7.69%) ASIC
6 4 (7.69%) Cryptography
6 4 (7.69%) User Experience
7 3 (5.77%) iPad
8 2 (3.85%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.92%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.92%) iPhone
9 1 (1.92%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 13 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.54%) CentOS
5 5 (9.62%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (5.77%) Android
7 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 10 (19.23%) UML
3 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
4 7 (13.46%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.54%) Data Acquisition
5 6 (11.54%) OO
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) Security Operations
5 6 (11.54%) Validation
6 4 (7.69%) OOD
6 4 (7.69%) Speech Recognition
7 2 (3.85%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) C
2 25 (48.08%) C++
3 10 (19.23%) Embedded C++
4 7 (13.46%) C#
4 7 (13.46%) Embedded C
5 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 6 (11.54%) Java
5 6 (11.54%) Python
6 4 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) CCNA
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) DO-160
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) ARP4754
3 1 (1.92%) DO-254
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) FortiGate
1 6 (11.54%) Kibana
1 6 (11.54%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) EMC
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Cisco
3 6 (11.54%) Dell
3 6 (11.54%) Hortonworks
3 6 (11.54%) HP
3 6 (11.54%) Intel
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) Mentor Graphics
4 4 (7.69%) Xilinx
5 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.92%) Brocade
6 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) Nokia
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
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X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorset
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Generous Share Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago