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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West / Somerset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 77 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.14% 0.15% -
As % of the System Software category 1.85% 1.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 54 90 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 7.83% 13.62% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 46 77 58
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portishead - 1 - -
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Robotics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG