Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 160 190
Rank change year-on-year -26 +30 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.17% 0.65% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 1.46% 7.47% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 2
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £33,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -30.53% -13.64%
10th Percentile £39,250 £31,500 £42,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £61,250 £54,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +9.33%

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 410 281 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.34% 8.68% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 327 229 308
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £23,800 £23,300 £23,275
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,750 £85,000
South West median annual salary £38,875 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.07% - -

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Bristol

Firmware
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Bristol

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
1 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 4 (66.67%) Simulink
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) SysML
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Ada
2 3 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 3 (50.00%) Def Stans
2 3 (50.00%) MISRA
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Effects
3 2 (33.33%) NUKE
3 2 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) NFS
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) 3D Animation
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Simulink
2 2 (33.33%) Houdini
2 2 (33.33%) Maya
2 2 (33.33%) NUKE
2 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Design Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) CentOS
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) SysML
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) 3D Animation
3 2 (33.33%) 3D Rendering
3 2 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Effects
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 3 (50.00%) Ada
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Def Stans
1 3 (50.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (50.00%) MISRA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
1 2 (33.33%) Samba
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat