Period
to 23 January 2018

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

Firmware
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 201 223
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 43 55 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.62% 0.89% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 3.59% 5.51% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 36
Hampshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -16.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £48,750 £52,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,197 998 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.23% 16.12% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 823 867
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,450 £57,350
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 23 January 2018.

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 23 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
Farnborough - 22 £32,500 - 1
Fareham - 11 £63,750 - 3
Portsmouth -3 5 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Petersfield -4 2 - - 2
Basingstoke -8 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Southampton -28 2 £41,250 -7.30% 3
Yateley - 1 £45,000 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 17 (39.53%) Manufacturing
1 17 (39.53%) Data Analysis
2 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
3 11 (25.58%) C++
3 11 (25.58%) C
4 10 (23.26%) Electronics
5 8 (18.60%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (18.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (18.60%) Linux
5 8 (18.60%) C#
5 8 (18.60%) Python
5 8 (18.60%) FPGA Design
6 7 (16.28%) Degree
7 6 (13.95%) Subversion
7 6 (13.95%) QA
7 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
7 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
7 6 (13.95%) Embedded C
7 6 (13.95%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (11.63%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
9 4 (9.30%) BDD
9 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.30%) TDD
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) Windows
10 3 (6.98%) Middleware
10 3 (6.98%) ASIC

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 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) ISDN
1 2 (4.65%) PBX
1 2 (4.65%) Skype
2 1 (2.33%) ATM
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) SMS
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.95%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) LabVIEW
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (39.53%) Manufacturing
2 10 (23.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Consultant
1 9 (20.93%) Junior
1 9 (20.93%) Software Consultant
2 6 (13.95%) Engineering Manager
2 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Graduate
3 5 (11.63%) Junior Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Firmware Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Graduate Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Graduate Software Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Junior Technical Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Development Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.33%) CSS3
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) React
3 1 (2.33%) SignalR
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) ASIC
4 3 (6.98%) VHDL
5 2 (4.65%) BeagleBone
6 1 (2.33%) Verilog
6 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Embedded Linux
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Data Analysis
2 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
3 8 (18.60%) FPGA Design
4 6 (13.95%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (11.63%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) BDD
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
6 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Physics
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (4.65%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.65%) Signal Processing
8 2 (4.65%) Video Processing
8 2 (4.65%) V-Model
9 1 (2.33%) Image Processing
9 1 (2.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) C
1 11 (25.58%) C++
2 8 (18.60%) C#
2 8 (18.60%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) Embedded C
4 3 (6.98%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) R
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) CCIE
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) HND
3 1 (2.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCTS
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Altera
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Atmel
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) Freescale
4 1 (2.33%) Intel
4 1 (2.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) Xilinx