The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 78 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.62% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 3.52% 1.74% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £60,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Firmware
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
142 115 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.49% 13.11% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 137 103 147
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,750 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Firmware
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Southampton region.

Firmware Salary Trend in Southampton

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Product Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Product Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) EMC