Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 159 132
Rank change year-on-year +35 -27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.84% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 5.41% 3.89% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 8
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.37% +83.02%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £51,125 £60,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 222 283 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.52% 12.68% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 172 219 179
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £39,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.14% - -

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
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 19 January 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
Gloucester +39 9 £42,500 -22.73%
Tewkesbury -4 2 £47,500 +15.15%
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 9 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) VLAN
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) DHCP
2 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) CCNA
2 9 (75.00%) Dell
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 9 (75.00%) Service Management
2 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (75.00%) ITSM
2 9 (75.00%) Replication
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 9 (75.00%) SCDPM
2 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (75.00%) NAS

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 9 (75.00%) DHCP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
1 9 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
1 9 (75.00%) NAS
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
1 9 (75.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (75.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (75.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Robotics
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (8.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (75.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL V3
1 9 (75.00%) ITSM
1 9 (75.00%) Proactive Management
1 9 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (75.00%) Service Management
1 9 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) FPGA Design
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) CCNA
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 9 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (75.00%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 9 (75.00%) SCDPM
1 9 (75.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
1 9 (75.00%) Dell
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Altera
2 1 (8.33%) Xilinx