Period
to 25 April 2019

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

Firmware
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 207 202
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +28
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 42 69 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.63% 0.96% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 4.05% 6.02% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 67 36
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,400 £30,050 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £80,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.89% +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 1,038 1,147 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 15.60% 15.93% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 719 952 715
Hampshire median annual salary £43,000 £38,625 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.33% +3.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 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
Southampton +28 13 £49,000 +13.95% 3
Farnborough -16 8 £26,800 -17.54% 2
Portsmouth -2 5 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Havant - 4 - -
Fareham -8 3 £48,500 -7.62%
Basingstoke -1 2 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Liphook - 2 £37,500 -
Romsey -43 1 £37,500 +19.05%
Andover - 1 £37,500 - 1
Firmware
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 29 (69.05%) C
2 21 (50.00%) C++
3 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 19 (45.24%) Electronics
5 13 (30.95%) Degree
5 13 (30.95%) Embedded C
6 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 10 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (23.81%) Linux
7 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
7 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (21.43%) SDLC
9 8 (19.05%) Embedded C++
9 8 (19.05%) ITIL
10 7 (16.67%) C#
10 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 7 (16.67%) Scrum
10 7 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (14.29%) Mechatronics
12 5 (11.90%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (11.90%) IEC 61508
12 5 (11.90%) DO-254
12 5 (11.90%) Hazard Analysis
12 5 (11.90%) Def Stans
13 3 (7.14%) Kanban
13 3 (7.14%) Android

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.38%) RS-232
2 1 (2.38%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (45.24%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Automotive
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Embedded Engineer
2 17 (40.48%) Software Engineer
3 16 (38.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (30.95%) Firmware Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Deskside Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Deskside Support
5 8 (19.05%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Desktop Support
5 8 (19.05%) IT Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) IT Support
5 8 (19.05%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Senior IT Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Senior IT Support
5 8 (19.05%) Senior Support Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Angular 2
1 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.76%) SCADA
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Robotics
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.38%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Android
4 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 9 (21.43%) SDLC
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
5 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (14.29%) Mechatronics
7 5 (11.90%) Hazard Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Kanban
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.38%) Data Privacy
9 1 (2.38%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (2.38%) MVVM
9 1 (2.38%) Signal Processing
9 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) C
2 21 (50.00%) C++
3 13 (30.95%) Embedded C
4 8 (19.05%) Embedded C++
5 7 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.38%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.38%) Java
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Def Stans
1 5 (11.90%) DO-254
1 5 (11.90%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Freescale
2 1 (2.38%) BT
2 1 (2.38%) EMC
2 1 (2.38%) Renesas
2 1 (2.38%) Xilinx