Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 231 241
Rank change year-on-year +44 +10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 76 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.15% 0.27% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 7.09% 1.49% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 64 15 30
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +29.41% -13.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £66,250 £56,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -7.89%

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 1,072 1,006 1,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.17% 17.81% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 860 886 956
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,375 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Southampton - 16 £35,000 - 1
Fareham +7 12 £50,000 -25.93%
Romsey - 10 £42,500 -
Portsmouth +14 7 £36,500 -8.75%
Havant - 6 £50,000 -
Ringwood -7 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Basingstoke -33 4 £47,500 +6.74% 2
Andover - 3 £35,000 -
Yateley - 3 £60,000 -
Farnborough -2 1 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Petersfield - 1 £50,000 - 1
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 40 (52.63%) C
2 34 (44.74%) Electronics
3 28 (36.84%) C++
4 25 (32.89%) Linux
5 22 (28.95%) Embedded C
5 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
6 20 (26.32%) Windows
7 15 (19.74%) Project Management
8 14 (18.42%) Embedded Linux
8 14 (18.42%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (17.11%) C#
10 12 (15.79%) Manufacturing
11 11 (14.47%) Power Management
12 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (13.16%) Marketing
12 10 (13.16%) Assembly Language
13 9 (11.84%) GSM
13 9 (11.84%) Schematic Capture
14 8 (10.53%) RS-232
14 8 (10.53%) Degree
14 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
14 8 (10.53%) Qt
15 7 (9.21%) Wireless
15 7 (9.21%) Product Management
15 7 (9.21%) ZigBee
15 7 (9.21%) Ethernet
15 7 (9.21%) OO
15 7 (9.21%) Bluetooth
15 7 (9.21%) Embedded Software Development
15 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving

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 4 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) GSM
2 8 (10.53%) RS-232
3 7 (9.21%) Bluetooth
3 7 (9.21%) Ethernet
3 7 (9.21%) Wireless
3 7 (9.21%) ZigBee
4 6 (7.89%) RS-485
5 5 (6.58%) 3G
5 5 (6.58%) 4G
5 5 (6.58%) GPRS
5 5 (6.58%) LTE
5 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.26%) FTP
6 4 (5.26%) SAN
7 2 (2.63%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.32%) SMS
8 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) CANoe
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.63%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 34 (44.74%) Electronics
2 12 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 10 (13.16%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Firmware Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Electronics Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Technical Manager
6 6 (7.89%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Configuration Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.58%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) Qt
2 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) OpenGL
3 4 (5.26%) POSIX
4 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) CSS3
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.63%) HTML5
4 2 (2.63%) React
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.32%) Node.js
5 1 (1.32%) RESTful
5 1 (1.32%) SignalR
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.32%) WCF
5 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.21%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.89%) CAN bus
4 6 (7.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.26%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.95%) Robotics
6 3 (3.95%) SCADA
6 3 (3.95%) VHDL
7 2 (2.63%) Smart Energy
7 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.32%) Verilog
8 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Linux
2 20 (26.32%) Windows
3 14 (18.42%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
2 15 (19.74%) Project Management
3 11 (14.47%) Power Management
4 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.84%) Schematic Capture
6 7 (9.21%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (9.21%) OO
6 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (9.21%) Product Management
7 6 (7.89%) Coaching
7 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.89%) OOP
7 6 (7.89%) PLM
7 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.89%) Prototyping
7 6 (7.89%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.58%) IC Design
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.58%) UML
9 4 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) C
2 28 (36.84%) C++
3 22 (28.95%) Embedded C
4 13 (17.11%) C#
5 10 (13.16%) Assembly Language
6 3 (3.95%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) ANSI C
7 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) F#
8 1 (1.32%) Java
8 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) HNC
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) MISRA
3 2 (2.63%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) GPFS
1 4 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.26%) VMware Server
1 4 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) EMC
2 4 (5.26%) VMware
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.63%) Freescale
4 2 (2.63%) Renesas
4 2 (2.63%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.32%) Altera
5 1 (1.32%) Intel