Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 253 238
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15 +23
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 19 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.32% 0.39% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 2.06% 2.56% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 26
Hampshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -1.55% +17.68%
10th Percentile £41,775 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,125 £56,250 £50,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +9.32%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 922 1056 1217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 15.43% 15.24% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 799 952 1023
Hampshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Hampshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware in Hampshire.

Salary trend for Firmware in Hampshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Hampshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Ringwood - 6 £55,000 -
Southampton +30 4 £47,500 -9.52%
Fareham - 3 £67,500 -
Farnborough +7 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Andover +14 1 £47,500 -
Basingstoke -7 1 £44,000 +3.53%
Portsmouth - 1 £40,000 -
Firmware
South East

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

1 12 (63.16%) C
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) C++
3 9 (47.37%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (36.84%) UML
4 7 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Electronics
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
5 5 (26.32%) Embedded C
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) QA
6 3 (15.79%) VHDL
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
6 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
6 3 (15.79%) Python
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
7 2 (10.53%) Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Physics
7 2 (10.53%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) V-Model
7 2 (10.53%) Altera
7 2 (10.53%) FPGA Design
7 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) 2G
2 1 (5.26%) 3G
2 1 (5.26%) ISDN
2 1 (5.26%) LTE
2 1 (5.26%) PBX
2 1 (5.26%) RS-485
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Lead Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Principal Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Leader
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Architect
7 1 (5.26%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (15.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (15.79%) VHDL
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) ASIC
3 2 (10.53%) Handset
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) CAN bus
4 1 (5.26%) Smart Energy
4 1 (5.26%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) OO
2 7 (36.84%) UML
3 5 (26.32%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (10.53%) FPGA Design
4 2 (10.53%) Physics
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) V-Model
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.26%) Metaprogramming
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C
2 9 (47.37%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) Embedded C
4 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) HNC
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Altera
3 1 (5.26%) Atmel
3 1 (5.26%) VMware