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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 26 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 19 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 7.98% - 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 52.78% - 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £21,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
36 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 15.13% 13.17% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 27
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (87.18%) Software Engineering
2 26 (66.67%) C
3 22 (56.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 18 (46.15%) Assembly Language
5 17 (43.59%) Manufacturing
6 16 (41.03%) Automotive
6 16 (41.03%) Embedded C
6 16 (41.03%) C++
7 15 (38.46%) Windows
8 13 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (28.21%) Telematics
9 11 (28.21%) VHDL
9 11 (28.21%) Military
9 11 (28.21%) Validation
9 11 (28.21%) Embedded C++
10 10 (25.64%) C#
10 10 (25.64%) OpenGL
10 10 (25.64%) Direct3D
10 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (25.64%) Linux
10 10 (25.64%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (25.64%) EMC
10 10 (25.64%) Visualisation
10 10 (25.64%) Device Driver
10 10 (25.64%) 3D Graphics
10 10 (25.64%) Streaming Video
10 10 (25.64%) Electronics
11 8 (20.51%) CAN bus
11 8 (20.51%) Simulink
11 8 (20.51%) TargetLink

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (20.51%) Simulink
1 8 (20.51%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Profibus
2 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) WinDbg
2 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (43.59%) Manufacturing
2 16 (41.03%) Automotive
3 11 (28.21%) Military
4 10 (25.64%) Electronics
5 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Hardware Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) Design Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Junior
6 1 (2.56%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) OpenGL
1 10 (25.64%) Direct3D
2 8 (20.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (28.21%) Telematics
3 11 (28.21%) VHDL
4 10 (25.64%) Visualisation
4 10 (25.64%) Device Driver
4 10 (25.64%) 3D Graphics
4 10 (25.64%) Streaming Video
5 8 (20.51%) CAN bus
6 5 (12.82%) MPEG
7 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Software Engineering
2 11 (28.21%) Validation
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) UML
5 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) C
2 18 (46.15%) Assembly Language
3 16 (41.03%) Embedded C
3 16 (41.03%) C++
4 11 (28.21%) Embedded C++
5 10 (25.64%) C#
6 8 (20.51%) MATLAB
7 5 (12.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) EMC
2 5 (12.82%) Atmel
3 3 (7.69%) Freescale
3 3 (7.69%) NEC
3 3 (7.69%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (7.69%) Fujitsu