The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 88 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.57% 0.081% -
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 0.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Firmware
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

System Software Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
85 119 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 9.77% 9.64% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 57 107 37
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Firmware
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Brighton

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 10 (71.43%) EMC
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) GSM
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
3 3 (21.43%) Electronics
3 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (21.43%) CPLD
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (14.29%) Internet of Things
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) 2G
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 2 (14.29%) 3G
4 2 (14.29%) RFID
5 1 (7.14%) QNX
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) VC++
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
5 1 (7.14%) VHDL

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) GSM
2 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 2 (14.29%) 2G
2 2 (14.29%) 3G
2 2 (14.29%) RFID
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (21.43%) CPLD
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Physics
3 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.14%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) QNX
2 1 (7.14%) Xilinx
2 1 (7.14%) Altera