The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 32 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 13 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 4.96% - 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 44.83% - 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £31,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 - £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
Derbyshire

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

System Software Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 11.07% 11.07% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 33
Average salary £31,750 £45,000 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.44% -29.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,491 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £82,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Firmware
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Derby

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Derby region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Derby

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (91.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 18 (51.43%) Manufacturing
4 16 (45.71%) C
5 14 (40.00%) OpenGL
5 14 (40.00%) C#
5 14 (40.00%) Windows
5 14 (40.00%) Linux
5 14 (40.00%) Device Driver
5 14 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
5 14 (40.00%) Streaming Video
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (40.00%) Visualisation
5 14 (40.00%) Direct3D
6 13 (37.14%) VHDL
7 12 (34.29%) .NET
8 10 (28.57%) Embedded C
8 10 (28.57%) C++
8 10 (28.57%) Assembly Language
8 10 (28.57%) Military
8 10 (28.57%) Validation
9 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
9 9 (25.71%) EMC
9 9 (25.71%) Electronics
9 9 (25.71%) Aerospace
9 9 (25.71%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (25.71%) Atmel
9 9 (25.71%) Marketing
9 9 (25.71%) Degree

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 (5.71%) TargetLink
1 2 (5.71%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.71%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (51.43%) Manufacturing
2 10 (28.57%) Military
3 9 (25.71%) Electronics
3 9 (25.71%) Aerospace
3 9 (25.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Software Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Design Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Electronics Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Junior
6 1 (2.86%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) OpenGL
1 14 (40.00%) Direct3D
2 12 (34.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (91.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 14 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
2 14 (40.00%) Streaming Video
2 14 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 13 (37.14%) VHDL
4 9 (25.71%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (22.86%) MPEG
6 2 (5.71%) Telematics
6 2 (5.71%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
1 14 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Validation
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) UML
6 1 (2.86%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) C
2 14 (40.00%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 10 (28.57%) C++
3 10 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++
4 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) EMC
1 9 (25.71%) Atmel