Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 77 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.94% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 4.41% 5.00% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Portsmouth median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% -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 Portsmouth with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 136 60 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 21.38% 9.69% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 130 58 128
Portsmouth median annual salary £29,250 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.00% +1.35% -22.92%
10th Percentile £22,725 £23,175 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% -6.25% +4.58%

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) PBX
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) PBX
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware