The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West / Dorset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 64 73
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.39% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category - 3.77% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Median salary - £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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

System Software Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 31 53 150
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 6.55% 10.29% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30 51 96
Median salary £34,000 £30,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.39% -28.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,233 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Dorset

Firmware
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver Development
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EMC