The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank - 40 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 1.28% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Firmware
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
118 84 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 47.01% 35.74% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 94 70 75
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Firmware
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MFC
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Doxygen
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (33.33%) Doxygen
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) MFC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree