The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 67 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.49% 0.17% -
As % of the System Software category 4.05% 2.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Firmware
West Midlands

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

System Software Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
74 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 12.15% 7.64% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 72 38 56
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Firmware
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Coventry

Firmware
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 15 (100.00%) Electronics
2 14 (93.33%) C
3 11 (73.33%) C++
4 10 (66.67%) C#
4 10 (66.67%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) Linux
4 10 (66.67%) Python
4 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 9 (60.00%) Validation
6 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (33.33%) MS Office
8 5 (33.33%) UML
8 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (33.33%) Embedded C
8 5 (33.33%) Embedded C++
8 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
8 5 (33.33%) Simulink
8 5 (33.33%) Aerospace
8 5 (33.33%) Automotive
8 5 (33.33%) Degree
8 5 (33.33%) CAN bus
9 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (100.00%) Electronics
2 5 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 5 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Firmware Engineer
1 10 (66.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (33.33%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Validation
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C
2 11 (73.33%) C++
3 10 (66.67%) Python
3 10 (66.67%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 5 (33.33%) Embedded C++
4 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree