Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West > Devon
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 59 70
Rank change year-on-year +19 +11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 23 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.47% 2.23% 2.68%
As % of the System Software category 22.77% 16.67% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 21
Devon median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -19.05% +41.32%
10th Percentile £25,250 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £51,250 £53,750
South West median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%

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 Devon with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 101 78 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 19.61% 13.40% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80 63 94
Devon median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,950 £20,500 £21,254
90th Percentile £57,625 £55,000 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -2.78%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Devon

Firmware
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Devon

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Devon over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Devon

Firmware
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Devon region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -4 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Exeter - 6 £35,000 -
Newton Abbot - 2 £30,000 - 2
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Devon region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 14 (60.87%) C
2 11 (47.83%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (39.13%) Embedded C
4 8 (34.78%) Embedded C++
4 8 (34.78%) Validation
5 7 (30.43%) Algorithms
5 7 (30.43%) Electronics
5 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
7 5 (21.74%) MATLAB
7 5 (21.74%) Python
8 4 (17.39%) Bluetooth
8 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) Wireless
8 4 (17.39%) System Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
9 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
9 3 (13.04%) Internet
10 2 (8.70%) Automotive
10 2 (8.70%) JSON
10 2 (8.70%) Linux
10 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
10 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (8.70%) EMC

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Bluetooth
1 4 (17.39%) Wireless
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
4 1 (4.35%) GSM
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (30.43%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Research Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Design Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Analogue Design Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Design Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
1 2 (8.70%) JSON
1 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (30.43%) Algorithms
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Validation
2 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) System Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Energy Management
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C
2 11 (47.83%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) Embedded C
4 8 (34.78%) Embedded C++
5 5 (21.74%) MATLAB
5 5 (21.74%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) EMC
2 1 (4.35%) Atmel