The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire 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 44 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 14 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.42% - 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 31.82% - 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 3
Average salary £38,750 - £31,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 - £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
East 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 Derbyshire region.

System Software Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
44 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 10.76% 10.57% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 39
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,491 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £73,750 £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 Derbyshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

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

Firmware Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 13 £40,000 -
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (91.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 18 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 17 (47.22%) C
5 15 (41.67%) OpenGL
5 15 (41.67%) C#
5 15 (41.67%) Windows
5 15 (41.67%) Linux
5 15 (41.67%) Device Driver
5 15 (41.67%) 3D Graphics
5 15 (41.67%) Streaming Video
5 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (41.67%) Embedded Linux
5 15 (41.67%) Direct3D
6 14 (38.89%) Visualisation
7 13 (36.11%) VHDL
7 13 (36.11%) .NET
8 10 (27.78%) Embedded C
8 10 (27.78%) C++
8 10 (27.78%) Assembly Language
8 10 (27.78%) Military
8 10 (27.78%) Validation
9 9 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 9 (25.00%) EMC
9 9 (25.00%) Electronics
9 9 (25.00%) Aerospace
9 9 (25.00%) Atmel
9 9 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (25.00%) Marketing
9 9 (25.00%) Degree

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (5.56%) TargetLink
1 2 (5.56%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.56%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 10 (27.78%) Military
3 9 (25.00%) Electronics
3 9 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 9 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Software Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Hardware Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Design Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Junior
6 1 (2.78%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) OpenGL
1 15 (41.67%) Direct3D
2 13 (36.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (91.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (41.67%) Device Driver
2 15 (41.67%) 3D Graphics
2 15 (41.67%) Streaming Video
3 14 (38.89%) Visualisation
4 13 (36.11%) VHDL
5 9 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (22.22%) MPEG
7 2 (5.56%) CAN bus
7 2 (5.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
1 15 (41.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Validation
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (2.78%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C
2 15 (41.67%) C#
3 10 (27.78%) Embedded C
3 10 (27.78%) C++
3 10 (27.78%) Assembly Language
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++
4 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) EMC
1 9 (25.00%) Atmel