Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 153 173
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 -21
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 20 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.67% 0.82% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 5.36% 6.76% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 12
Oxfordshire median annual salary £51,250 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.13% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,050 £26,250 £25,175
90th Percentile £61,375 £53,750 £68,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 373 355 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.55% 12.18% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 296 300 351
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,725 £22,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Oxfordshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Abingdon +8 9 £52,500 +18.64%
Oxford -4 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 17 (85.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (60.00%) Python
4 11 (55.00%) Degree
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) C#
6 9 (45.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) Physics
6 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (35.00%) C
8 6 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (30.00%) VHDL
8 6 (30.00%) Verilog
8 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (25.00%) Electronics
10 4 (20.00%) CAD
10 4 (20.00%) Perl
10 4 (20.00%) OO
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
11 3 (15.00%) GDB
11 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
11 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
11 3 (15.00%) JTAG
11 3 (15.00%) Flash
11 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
11 3 (15.00%) ASIC
11 3 (15.00%) Benchmarking

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (15.00%) GDB
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) GUI Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Flash
2 2 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (10.00%) Qt
2 2 (10.00%) WinForms
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (30.00%) Verilog
2 6 (30.00%) VHDL
3 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (15.00%) ASIC
5 2 (10.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) Physics
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) CAD
4 4 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Benchmarking
5 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) OOD
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C++
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 10 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) JTAG
2 2 (10.00%) QA