Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 240 223
Rank change year-on-year +42 -17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 57 20 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.88% 0.30% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 5.44% 1.73% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 49 20 38
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +0.65% -21.72%
10th Percentile £30,852 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,500 £58,750 £50,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -10.53%

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 1,048 1,156 1,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.18% 17.35% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 860 994 916
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +31 16 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Portsmouth +16 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Fareham - 7 £56,250 - 2
Havant - 5 £50,000 -
Romsey - 5 £42,500 -
Basingstoke -26 4 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Andover - 4 £35,000 -
Ringwood - 2 £50,000 -
Farnborough -3 1 £47,500 +30.14%
Yateley -6 1 £41,500 -7.78%
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 31 (54.39%) C
2 29 (50.88%) C++
3 25 (43.86%) Electronics
4 21 (36.84%) Windows
4 21 (36.84%) Embedded C
5 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 17 (29.82%) Linux
7 15 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (22.81%) C#
9 11 (19.30%) Manufacturing
10 10 (17.54%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
11 9 (15.79%) Marketing
12 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.28%) Qt
13 7 (12.28%) Project Management
13 7 (12.28%) OO
14 6 (10.53%) OOP
14 6 (10.53%) Assembly Language
14 6 (10.53%) HNC
14 6 (10.53%) Algorithms
14 6 (10.53%) Schematic Capture
15 5 (8.77%) RS-232
15 5 (8.77%) SDLC
15 5 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
15 5 (8.77%) Degree
15 5 (8.77%) SCADA
15 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
15 5 (8.77%) Coaching
15 5 (8.77%) CAN bus

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 (7.02%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) RS-232
2 4 (7.02%) FTP
2 4 (7.02%) SAN
3 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.51%) RS-485
5 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) CANoe
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 25 (43.86%) Electronics
2 11 (19.30%) Manufacturing
3 9 (15.79%) Marketing
4 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Firmware Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Software Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Electronics Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Configuration Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Development Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Qt
2 5 (8.77%) OpenGL
3 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) CSS3
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) React
4 1 (1.75%) SignalR
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.77%) CAN bus
3 5 (8.77%) SCADA
4 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (7.02%) Robotics
5 2 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.51%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Linux
3 10 (17.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
3 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) OO
4 7 (12.28%) Project Management
5 6 (10.53%) OOP
5 6 (10.53%) Schematic Capture
6 5 (8.77%) Coaching
6 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.77%) PLM
6 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (8.77%) Product Management
6 5 (8.77%) SDLC
7 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.02%) Data Management
7 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
7 4 (7.02%) MVVM
7 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) C
2 29 (50.88%) C++
3 21 (36.84%) Embedded C
4 13 (22.81%) C#
5 6 (10.53%) Assembly Language
6 3 (5.26%) ANSI C
6 3 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) Java
8 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) HNC
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 26262
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) GPFS
1 4 (7.02%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Server
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Tivoli
1 4 (7.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) EMC
1 4 (7.02%) Freescale
1 4 (7.02%) VMware
2 3 (5.26%) Renesas
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Xilinx