The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 - 92
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.81% - 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% - 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Median salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 Southampton with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 65 129 152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 10.52% 16.06% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 63 123 121
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,550
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Firmware
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Southampton

Firmware
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 7 (77.78%) Python
3 7 (77.78%) C
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Electronics
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
6 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Qt
7 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Device Driver

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (44.44%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (33.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (33.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 3 (33.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) GUI Software Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Senior Development Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) C
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
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