Period
to 19 August 2018

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

Firmware
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 114 106
Rank change year-on-year +36 -8 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.81% 0.076% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 6.54% 0.85% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Somerset median annual salary £23,500 - £30,000
South West median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.90%

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 Somerset with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 107 118 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.33% 8.92% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 89 106 148
Somerset median annual salary £35,691 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £23,650 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £51,700 £51,250 £53,050
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.91% -4.79%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Somerset

Firmware
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Somerset

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Somerset

Firmware
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Yeovil - 4 £23,500 -
Bath - 1 £80,000 - 3
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Dell
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
1 4 (57.14%) Equitrac
1 4 (57.14%) Break/Fix
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) Military
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) SABSA
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) CEH

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Break/Fix
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematical Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) SABSA
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
1 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) GIAC
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Dell
1 4 (57.14%) Equitrac
1 4 (57.14%) HP