Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 126 149
Rank change year-on-year +18 +23 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.80% 0.76% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 5.00% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 13
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -2.86%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £59,000
South West median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%

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 180 220 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.94% 15.14% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 142 175 234
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,375 £22,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,100 £53,750 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -2.78%

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
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 13 December 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 - 5 - - 1
Gloucester -5 2 £50,000 +17.65%
Cirencester - 1 £50,000 -
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 8 (66.67%) C
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (41.67%) Post-Production
3 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (41.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 5 (41.67%) CAN bus
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) HTTP
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
3 5 (41.67%) Tcl
3 5 (41.67%) Electronics
3 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
3 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (41.67%) Military
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) GDB
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Fuzz Testing

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 (41.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) G Suite
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) GDB
1 3 (25.00%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
1 5 (41.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Firmware Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Researcher
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) CAN bus
1 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (8.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Post-Production
2 5 (41.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Fuzz Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) Tcl
3 3 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Intel
1 1 (8.33%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
1 1 (8.33%) Xilinx