Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 108 99
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.63% 0.70% 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 4.41% 6.62% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 17
Oxford median annual salary £52,500 £33,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.56% -10.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,250 £23,450
90th Percentile £60,500 £61,625 £53,100
Oxfordshire median annual salary £51,250 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +28.13% +3.23% -29.55%

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 204 151 207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 14.21% 10.54% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 174 132 191
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.76% +7.01%
10th Percentile £24,650 £24,275 £25,000
90th Percentile £74,500 £61,125 £62,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +15.58%

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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 8 (88.89%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) Electronics
3 5 (55.56%) Physics
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) EMC
5 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) PhD
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) OLAP
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) OO

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) Modbus
2 1 (11.11%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) GDB
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) C Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C/C++ Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C/C++ Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) QA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) D3.js
1 1 (11.11%) DirectX
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
1 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
1 1 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Arduino
2 1 (11.11%) ASIC
2 1 (11.11%) CUDA
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Physics
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 2 (22.22%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) EMC