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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 236 218 226
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.42% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 3.86% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 6
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £29,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
794 648 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.85% 10.80% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 701 583 424
Average salary £34,500 £35,820 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% -6.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Dorset +7 8 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire +6 7 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 £50,000 +12.99%
Bristol -10 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 38 (66.67%) C
2 33 (57.89%) Electronics
3 21 (36.84%) C++
4 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
5 18 (31.58%) C#
6 17 (29.82%) Python
7 15 (26.32%) Linux
8 13 (22.81%) Windows
8 13 (22.81%) Degree
9 12 (21.05%) OO
9 12 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (17.54%) SQL
10 10 (17.54%) Subversion
11 9 (15.79%) Web Services
11 9 (15.79%) XML
11 9 (15.79%) Bluetooth
11 9 (15.79%) Embedded C
11 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
11 9 (15.79%) Android
12 8 (14.04%) OOD
12 8 (14.04%) Java
12 8 (14.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (12.28%) Perl
13 7 (12.28%) Eclipse
13 7 (12.28%) UML
13 7 (12.28%) ASIC
13 7 (12.28%) User Experience
14 6 (10.53%) Wideband
14 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 6 (10.53%) Data Mining

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Bluetooth
2 6 (10.53%) Wideband
3 5 (8.77%) Ethernet
4 4 (7.02%) Wireless
5 2 (3.51%) Internet
5 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.75%) 3G
6 1 (1.75%) 4G
6 1 (1.75%) 802.15
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.75%) DHCP
6 1 (1.75%) DNS
6 1 (1.75%) Junos
6 1 (1.75%) LAN
6 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.75%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) WAN
6 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Subversion
2 7 (12.28%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.75%) GDB
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (57.89%) Electronics
2 6 (10.53%) Automotive
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Firmware Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Electronics Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Python Software Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Design Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Digital Design Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Tester
10 1 (1.75%) Development Team Leader
10 1 (1.75%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Web Services
1 9 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.75%) Beautiful Soup
3 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) Tkinter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (14.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (12.28%) ASIC
3 7 (12.28%) User Experience
4 5 (8.77%) VHDL
5 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.51%) Mechatronics
5 2 (3.51%) Physics
6 1 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.75%) Handset
6 1 (1.75%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.75%) iPad
6 1 (1.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 9 (15.79%) Android
4 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.05%) OO
3 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 8 (14.04%) OOD
5 7 (12.28%) UML
6 6 (10.53%) Speech Recognition
7 5 (8.77%) Schematic Capture
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.02%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.26%) Hazard Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Project Management
9 3 (5.26%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.26%) SDLC
9 3 (5.26%) Test Planning
10 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.51%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) C
2 21 (36.84%) C++
3 18 (31.58%) C#
4 17 (29.82%) Python
5 10 (17.54%) SQL
6 9 (15.79%) Embedded C
7 8 (14.04%) Java
8 7 (12.28%) Perl
9 4 (7.02%) Assembly Language
10 3 (5.26%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.75%) Delphi
11 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.75%) Tcl
11 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.51%) JTAG
3 1 (1.75%) DO-160
3 1 (1.75%) MISRA
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) EMC
3 4 (7.02%) Altera
4 3 (5.26%) Apple
4 3 (5.26%) Symantec
4 3 (5.26%) Veritas
5 1 (1.75%) Brocade
5 1 (1.75%) BT
5 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Juniper
5 1 (1.75%) NetApp
5 1 (1.75%) Nokia
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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