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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 210 204 170
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -34
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 30 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.41% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 3.67% 3.83% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 44
Average salary £40,000 £42,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% +11.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £27,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
817 652 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.90% 10.61% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 628 551 385
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Gloucestershire -11 10 £40,000 +19.40% 5
Wiltshire -1 6 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Devon -8 5 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Dorset +7 4 £39,250 -17.36% 3
Bristol -8 4 £42,500 - 2
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (62.50%) C
2 46 (57.50%) C++
3 35 (43.75%) Linux
4 34 (42.50%) Software Engineering
5 32 (40.00%) Embedded C
6 31 (38.75%) Embedded C++
7 26 (32.50%) Electronics
8 21 (26.25%) Degree
9 17 (21.25%) UML
10 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 14 (17.50%) Finance
11 14 (17.50%) Windows
12 12 (15.00%) C#
12 12 (15.00%) Automotive
12 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
13 11 (13.75%) Embedded Software Development
13 11 (13.75%) IBM
14 9 (11.25%) Physics
15 8 (10.00%) Ethernet
16 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
16 7 (8.75%) UNIX
16 7 (8.75%) .NET
16 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
17 6 (7.50%) DV Cleared
17 6 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 6 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
17 6 (7.50%) Signal Processing
17 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
17 6 (7.50%) MFC

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Office
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.75%) LAN
4 2 (2.50%) WAN
4 2 (2.50%) Wireless
5 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.25%) PCoIP
5 1 (1.25%) FTP
5 1 (1.25%) HTTP
5 1 (1.25%) DHCP
5 1 (1.25%) ATM
5 1 (1.25%) GSM
5 1 (1.25%) DNS
5 1 (1.25%) Intranet
5 1 (1.25%) Internet
5 1 (1.25%) MPLS
5 1 (1.25%) X.21
5 1 (1.25%) Firewall
5 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Subversion
2 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (32.50%) Electronics
2 14 (17.50%) Finance
3 12 (15.00%) Automotive
4 6 (7.50%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Software Engineer
2 19 (23.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Hardware Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Junior
9 3 (3.75%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Hardware Design Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Systems Support
9 3 (3.75%) Junior Support Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) .NET
2 6 (7.50%) MFC
3 3 (3.75%) Web Services
3 3 (3.75%) XML
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Physics
2 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.00%) VHDL
6 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.50%) Statistics
7 2 (2.50%) Replication
8 1 (1.25%) Clustering
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.25%) Mechatronics
8 1 (1.25%) STB
8 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Linux
2 14 (17.50%) Windows
3 7 (8.75%) UNIX
4 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.75%) Android
5 3 (3.75%) SUSE
6 2 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) Software Engineering
2 17 (21.25%) UML
3 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (13.75%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.50%) Signal Processing
6 5 (6.25%) Project Management
7 4 (5.00%) OOP
7 4 (5.00%) OO
7 4 (5.00%) ITIL
7 4 (5.00%) Validation
7 4 (5.00%) Logistics
8 3 (3.75%) SDLC
8 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.75%) Kanban
9 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) C
2 46 (57.50%) C++
3 32 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 31 (38.75%) Embedded C++
5 12 (15.00%) C#
6 6 (7.50%) Java
7 4 (5.00%) SQL
7 4 (5.00%) Python
8 3 (3.75%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Degree
2 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) CCNP
4 2 (2.50%) CCNA
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PMP
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.25%) SCSA
5 1 (1.25%) CCSE
5 1 (1.25%) CCDP
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) XenServer
3 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.25%) SCOM
2 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.25%) OpenView
2 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) IBM
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) VMware
4 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.75%) Cisco
5 3 (3.75%) EMC
6 2 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) Dell
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.50%) Citrix
6 2 (2.50%) Juniper
6 2 (2.50%) Veritas
6 2 (2.50%) Symantec
7 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.25%) Cadence
7 1 (1.25%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.25%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.25%) F5
7 1 (1.25%) Teradici
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Plymouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cirencester
Computer Futures
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Mitcheldean
Computer Futures
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago