Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 105 128
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.33% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 3.25% 3.13% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% -25.85%
10th Percentile £36,550 £37,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £64,500 £50,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% +25.00%

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 Oxford with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 154 160 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 10.12% 12.20% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 131 151 136
Oxford median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% +49.12%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,000 £19,375
90th Percentile £71,750 £68,750 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% +25.00%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Oxford

Firmware
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Oxford

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) CUDA
4 2 (40.00%) GDB
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Qt
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (40.00%) Physics
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) JTAG
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Flash
4 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (40.00%) ASIC
4 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
5 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) GDB
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) GUI Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Flash
1 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (40.00%) Qt
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) ASIC
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) CUDA
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Physics
2 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) JTAG