Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 81 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.18% 0.44% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 7.22% 2.48% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Portsmouth median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -15.79% -
10th Percentile £31,600 £37,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £42,750 £44,500 £48,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -22.73% +29.41% -14.14%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 97 121 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 16.33% 17.90% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 90 110 74
Portsmouth median annual salary £40,000 £28,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -25.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,125 £46,875 £50,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Portsmouth

Firmware
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Portsmouth

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) RS-232
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) C
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) RS-485
5 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 4 (57.14%) RS-232
2 1 (14.29%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) BDD
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree