Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West > Devon
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 44 67
Rank change year-on-year -17 +23 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 7 47 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.33% 6.13% 2.15%
As % of the System Software category 8.43% 29.01% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 47 12
Devon median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +66.67% -13.04%
10th Percentile £35,650 £27,000 £23,425
90th Percentile £56,750 £53,750 £43,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 83 162 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 15.72% 21.12% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 59 137 79
Devon median annual salary £28,500 £33,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.93% +15.52% -14.71%
10th Percentile £18,240 £22,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £55,087 £53,750 £42,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -10 4 £44,250 -15.71% 2
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 7 (100.00%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (14.29%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (14.29%) AWK
4 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (14.29%) Xilinx
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
4 1 (14.29%) OLE
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) MFC
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Windows

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 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) MFC
1 1 (14.29%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) FreeRTOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 1 (14.29%) AWK
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Xilinx