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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 218 226 222
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 24 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 3.58% 3.82% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 21
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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
670 837 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.37% 14.29% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 554 640 566
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -7 8 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Bristol +29 6 £33,000 -22.35%
Somerset - 4 £30,000 - 1
Devon +2 3 £52,500 +40.00%
Wiltshire +12 2 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Dorset +12 1 £40,000 +1.91%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (46.03%) C
2 24 (38.10%) C++
2 24 (38.10%) Electronics
3 21 (33.33%) Linux
4 20 (31.75%) Windows
5 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 14 (22.22%) Network Security
6 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 13 (20.63%) Firewall
7 13 (20.63%) VHDL
8 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
8 11 (17.46%) Embedded C++
8 11 (17.46%) HP
8 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
9 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
9 10 (15.87%) C#
9 10 (15.87%) EMC
9 10 (15.87%) Embedded C
9 10 (15.87%) Cisco
9 10 (15.87%) SAN
9 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 9 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 9 (14.29%) LAN
11 8 (12.70%) WAN
11 8 (12.70%) MS Visio

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 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (9.52%) JBoss
1 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS Office
2 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
3 6 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.76%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) IaaS
2 2 (3.17%) PaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Network Security
2 13 (20.63%) Firewall
3 10 (15.87%) SAN
3 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.29%) LAN
5 8 (12.70%) WAN
6 6 (9.52%) Ethernet
7 5 (7.94%) Internet
8 4 (6.35%) DNS
8 4 (6.35%) NAS
8 4 (6.35%) VPN
8 4 (6.35%) Wireless
9 3 (4.76%) Wireshark
10 2 (3.17%) Bluetooth
10 2 (3.17%) DHCP
10 2 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.59%) SMTP
11 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) Apache Accumulo
1 6 (9.52%) Big Data
1 6 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.17%) Subversion
1 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (38.10%) Electronics
2 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.52%) Automotive
4 3 (4.76%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.17%) Military
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Firmware Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) FPGA Developer
6 5 (7.94%) FPGA Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Principal Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) ELK Stack
1 6 (9.52%) Kafka
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.17%) RESTful
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (20.63%) VHDL
3 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 8 (12.70%) Physics
5 6 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 6 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (7.94%) Clustering
6 5 (7.94%) Cryptography
6 5 (7.94%) Smartphone
7 4 (6.35%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (6.35%) Internet of Things
7 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
8 3 (4.76%) Driving Licence
9 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
9 2 (3.17%) iPad
9 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.59%) CMDB
10 1 (1.59%) PKI
10 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Linux
2 20 (31.75%) Windows
3 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.52%) CentOS
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) Android
6 3 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
3 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.70%) UML
5 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.52%) Data Acquisition
6 6 (9.52%) Security Operations
6 6 (9.52%) Validation
7 5 (7.94%) Patch Management
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) Prototyping
8 4 (6.35%) Security Management
9 3 (4.76%) Change Control
9 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.76%) Information Security
9 3 (4.76%) Information Security Management
9 3 (4.76%) OO
9 3 (4.76%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) C
2 24 (38.10%) C++
3 11 (17.46%) Embedded C++
4 10 (15.87%) C#
4 10 (15.87%) Embedded C
5 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.52%) Java
6 5 (7.94%) SQL
7 4 (6.35%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) LINC
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CCNA
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.59%) MCITP
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) DO-160
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.17%) ISO 14001
3 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.17%) QA
4 1 (1.59%) ARP4754
4 1 (1.59%) DO-254
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) Apache Flume
3 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.17%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.59%) XenApp
6 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) FortiGate
1 6 (9.52%) Kibana
1 6 (9.52%) logstash
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) SCOM
3 2 (3.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (3.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.59%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) MOM
4 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView
4 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) HP
3 10 (15.87%) Cisco
3 10 (15.87%) EMC
4 8 (12.70%) Dell
5 6 (9.52%) Hortonworks
5 6 (9.52%) Intel
5 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.94%) Citrix
6 5 (7.94%) Mentor Graphics
6 5 (7.94%) Xilinx
7 3 (4.76%) CommVault
7 3 (4.76%) IBM
8 2 (3.17%) VMware
9 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.59%) IronPort
9 1 (1.59%) RightFax
9 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.59%) Veritas
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