Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 120 128
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.24% 1.47% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 2.21% 11.70% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 21
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +37.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £47,250 £55,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -7.23%

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 181 265 361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 10.72% 12.58% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 146 211 262
Gloucestershire median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,125 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +10.29% -6.85% +4.29%

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 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Tewkesbury -2 2 £30,000 -27.27%
Gloucester -10 1 £30,000 -45.45%
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (50.00%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) VHDL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (50.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) EMC