Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West > Devon
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 44 77
Rank change year-on-year +15 +33 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 43 40 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.83% 5.71% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 37.07% 27.78% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 2
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -16.67% +36.91%
10th Percentile £31,750 £28,500 £30,650
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £72,550
South West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -2.44% +6.49%

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 116 144 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 21.13% 20.54% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 76 128 57
Devon median annual salary £35,838 £33,838 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.91% +16.68% -14.71%
10th Percentile £18,225 £22,000 £17,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £42,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% -1.43%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +9 38 £40,000 -23.81% 3
Exeter - 1 £28,500 -
Newton Abbot - 1 £32,500 -
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 20 (46.51%) Python
1 20 (46.51%) Software Engineering
2 19 (44.19%) C
2 19 (44.19%) Electronics
3 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) TeamCity
3 18 (41.86%) BDD
3 18 (41.86%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
4 16 (37.21%) System Testing
4 16 (37.21%) Degree
4 16 (37.21%) Scrum
5 13 (30.23%) HND
5 13 (30.23%) Assembly Language
6 11 (25.58%) Internet
6 11 (25.58%) Manufacturing
6 11 (25.58%) Validation
7 9 (20.93%) Energy Management
7 9 (20.93%) Smart Home
8 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
8 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (9.30%) Chemistry
10 4 (9.30%) Embedded C
10 4 (9.30%) C++
11 3 (6.98%) Embedded C++
12 2 (4.65%) Schematic Capture
12 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
12 2 (4.65%) Cucumber

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 11 (25.58%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) TeamCity
2 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (44.19%) Electronics
2 11 (25.58%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Test Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Design Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Firmware Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Research Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (20.93%) Smart Home
3 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Software Engineering
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) BDD
3 16 (37.21%) Scrum
3 16 (37.21%) System Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Validation
5 9 (20.93%) Energy Management
6 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
7 7 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.30%) Chemistry
9 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Schematic Capture
10 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.33%) SDLC
10 1 (2.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) Python
2 19 (44.19%) C
3 13 (30.23%) Assembly Language
4 4 (9.30%) C++
4 4 (9.30%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.98%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.33%) AWK
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Degree
2 13 (30.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) MISRA
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) EMC