Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 119 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 - -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 13 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.29% 0.075% -
As % of the System Software category 8.78% 0.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Somerset median annual salary £23,500 - -
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +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 148 118 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.74% 8.89% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 131 106 148
Somerset median annual salary £39,931 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.93% +12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,625 £25,525
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £41,000 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +10.81% +8.82% -5.08%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 - 8 £23,500 -
Bath - 2 £61,250 - 1
Cheddar - 1 £28,500 -
Firmware
South West

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 8 (61.54%) HP
1 8 (61.54%) Dell
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
2 7 (53.85%) Equitrac
2 7 (53.85%) Break/Fix
2 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) Military
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Break/Fix
1 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.69%) SABSA
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
1 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) CEH
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Dell
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Equitrac