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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 198 216 192
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 41 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 4.99% 3.25% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 18
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
822 553 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.19% 9.35% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 613 464 380
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Wiltshire - 16 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -8 15 £38,500 -0.64% 1
Devon -11 5 £37,500 +33.92% 6
Dorset - 4 £38,750 - 4
Bristol - 1 £55,000 - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (61.84%) C
2 44 (57.89%) C++
3 33 (43.42%) Embedded C
3 33 (43.42%) Software Engineering
4 32 (42.11%) Embedded C++
5 29 (38.16%) Linux
6 22 (28.95%) Degree
7 21 (27.63%) Electronics
7 21 (27.63%) UML
8 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
8 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
9 13 (17.11%) Finance
9 13 (17.11%) IBM
10 12 (15.79%) Physics
10 12 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
11 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
12 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
12 9 (11.84%) Automotive
12 9 (11.84%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (10.53%) Signal Processing
14 7 (9.21%) Logistics
14 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
14 7 (9.21%) Oracle
15 6 (7.89%) UNIX
15 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
16 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
16 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (6.58%) Windows
16 5 (6.58%) Java

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.58%) LAN
3 3 (3.95%) WAN
3 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
4 2 (2.63%) Wireless
4 2 (2.63%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.32%) FTP
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (1.32%) DHCP
5 1 (1.32%) ATM
5 1 (1.32%) GSM
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) Intranet
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
5 1 (1.32%) MPLS
5 1 (1.32%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (6.58%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.32%) GCC
General
1 21 (27.63%) Electronics
2 13 (17.11%) Finance
3 9 (11.84%) Automotive
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) Firmware Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Hardware Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Electronics Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Hardware Design Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Development Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Design Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Graduate
10 2 (2.63%) Junior
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) MFC
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) POSIX
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Physics
2 9 (11.84%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (5.26%) VHDL
5 3 (3.95%) DataPower
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) STB
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) UNIX
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.26%) SUSE
5 2 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Android
5 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (1.32%) HPUX
6 1 (1.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Software Engineering
2 21 (27.63%) UML
3 12 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
4 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.53%) Signal Processing
6 7 (9.21%) Logistics
7 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.58%) OO
9 4 (5.26%) OOP
9 4 (5.26%) Project Management
9 4 (5.26%) Validation
10 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.95%) ITIL
10 3 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.95%) Kanban
10 3 (3.95%) Network Management
11 2 (2.63%) High Availability
11 2 (2.63%) SysML
11 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.84%) C
2 44 (57.89%) C++
3 33 (43.42%) Embedded C
4 32 (42.11%) Embedded C++
5 5 (6.58%) Java
5 5 (6.58%) C#
6 4 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (3.95%) SQL
7 3 (3.95%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) VC++
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) Tcl
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Degree
2 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
2 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) CCNP
3 3 (3.95%) CCNA
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (2.63%) SCSA
4 2 (2.63%) CCDP
4 2 (2.63%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.32%) HND
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.32%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) XenServer
2 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) OpenView
1 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.32%) SCOM
1 1 (1.32%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) IBM
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.58%) VMware
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) Juniper
6 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.63%) F5
6 2 (2.63%) EMC
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.63%) Sun
6 2 (2.63%) HP
6 2 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (1.32%) Cadence
7 1 (1.32%) Green Hills
7 1 (1.32%) Dell
7 1 (1.32%) Nortel
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