Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 136 149
Rank change year-on-year +18 +13 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.66% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 5.91% 4.89% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 11
Gloucestershire median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.94% -22.73% +37.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £43,750 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 186 225 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.22% 14.26% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 148 186 219
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,000 £24,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Gloucestershire

Firmware
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Cheltenham - 6 £65,000 - 4
Gloucester -6 1 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 9 (81.82%) C
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
3 6 (54.55%) Electronics
3 6 (54.55%) Aerospace
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 5 (45.45%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) CAN bus
4 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (45.45%) Military
4 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) Tcl
4 5 (45.45%) Post-Production
4 5 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) Release Management
6 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (45.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) GDB
2 2 (18.18%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (9.09%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 6 (54.55%) Aerospace
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics
2 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) Military
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Automotive
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Firmware Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Manager
2 3 (27.27%) FPGA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Release Manager
2 3 (27.27%) VHDL Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Java Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) CAN bus
2 5 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (27.27%) VHDL
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Post-Production
2 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) PLM
3 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Fuzz Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Tcl
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (9.09%) Ada
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
6 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Def Stans
1 1 (9.09%) DO-178B
1 1 (9.09%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM