The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 55 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 13 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.17% 2.36% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.56% 8.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
136 145 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 22.70% 28.49% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 119 110 188
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £37,949
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,800 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 Miscellaneous 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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Coventry

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (87.50%) Electronics
2 13 (81.25%) C
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) C#
4 11 (68.75%) Python
4 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
5 10 (62.50%) C++
5 10 (62.50%) Validation
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
7 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (12.50%) CAN bus
8 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
8 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
8 2 (12.50%) Simulink
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) UML
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
8 2 (12.50%) Automotive
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) Release Management
9 1 (6.25%) System Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (6.25%) Device Driver

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) PVCS
2 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (87.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Firmware Engineer
1 11 (68.75%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) CAN bus
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Validation
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Perforce
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago