Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 117 146
Rank change year-on-year +10 +29 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.19% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 7.35% 3.35% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 10
Gloucestershire median annual salary £52,500 £46,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% +13.33% -13.16%
10th Percentile £37,850 £39,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £48,875
South West median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% +7.14% +5.00%

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 245 179 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 16.25% 11.80% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 192 132 172
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +16.22% -1.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,175 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +7 2 £44,250 -6.84%
Cirencester - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £32,500 - 3
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 16 (88.89%) C
2 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
3 9 (50.00%) Schematic Capture
4 8 (44.44%) Xilinx
4 8 (44.44%) VHDL
4 8 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (44.44%) Flash
4 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 8 (44.44%) Intel
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Electronics
7 2 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco
7 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 2 (11.11%) Robotics
7 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.56%) Proactive Management
8 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Server Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) G Suite
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Hardware Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Principal Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Principal Hardware Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Researcher
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) RF Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 8 (44.44%) VHDL
2 2 (11.11%) Robotics
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Schematic Capture
2 4 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Proactive Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.56%) Server Management
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Management
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 8 (44.44%) Intel
2 8 (44.44%) Xilinx
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Lauterbach
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft