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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 91 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.10% - 2.05%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 13
Average salary £37,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
155 132 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 15.80% 14.93% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 138 109 130
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,825 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 3 (42.86%) Smart Meter
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Network Management
3 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) OOD

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
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