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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 83 93
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.35% 1.97% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% 16.54% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 13
Median salary £38,750 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +29.87%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 78 133 214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 9.11% 11.94% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 59 98 152
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -1.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tewkesbury - 2 £40,000 -
Gloucester -3 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (44.44%) Xilinx
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Altera
2 3 (33.33%) VHDL
2 3 (33.33%) Tcl
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (22.22%) Code Coverage
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Physics

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior FPGA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (33.33%) VHDL
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Code Coverage
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
1 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (22.22%) Physics
1 2 (22.22%) Regression Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
1 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) FPGA Design
2 1 (11.11%) Hazard Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
2 1 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Tcl
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Xilinx
2 3 (33.33%) Altera
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Actel
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Mentor Graphics
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