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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 38 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 19 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.94% - 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 31.67% - 2.78%
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
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
60 68 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 15.58% 11.07% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 54 50 36
Average salary £36,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,050 £31,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,350 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 18 December 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 - 19 £40,000 -
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 27 (67.50%) C
3 23 (57.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 18 (45.00%) Assembly Language
5 17 (42.50%) Manufacturing
6 16 (40.00%) Automotive
6 16 (40.00%) C++
6 16 (40.00%) Windows
6 16 (40.00%) Embedded C
7 13 (32.50%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (27.50%) Direct3D
8 11 (27.50%) Embedded Linux
8 11 (27.50%) Telematics
8 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (27.50%) VHDL
8 11 (27.50%) Validation
8 11 (27.50%) Device Driver
8 11 (27.50%) 3D Graphics
8 11 (27.50%) Streaming Video
8 11 (27.50%) Military
8 11 (27.50%) Embedded C++
8 11 (27.50%) OpenGL
8 11 (27.50%) Linux
8 11 (27.50%) C#
9 10 (25.00%) EMC
9 10 (25.00%) Electronics
9 10 (25.00%) Visualisation
10 9 (22.50%) .NET
11 8 (20.00%) MATLAB
11 8 (20.00%) Simulink

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (20.00%) Simulink
1 8 (20.00%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Profibus
2 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) WinDbg
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (42.50%) Manufacturing
2 16 (40.00%) Automotive
3 11 (27.50%) Military
4 10 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Software Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) Design Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Junior
6 1 (2.50%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) OpenGL
1 11 (27.50%) Direct3D
2 9 (22.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (57.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (32.50%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (27.50%) Telematics
3 11 (27.50%) Device Driver
3 11 (27.50%) 3D Graphics
3 11 (27.50%) Streaming Video
3 11 (27.50%) VHDL
4 10 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 8 (20.00%) CAN bus
6 5 (12.50%) MPEG
7 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 11 (27.50%) Validation
2 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) UML
4 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) C
2 18 (45.00%) Assembly Language
3 16 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 16 (40.00%) C++
4 11 (27.50%) C#
4 11 (27.50%) Embedded C++
5 8 (20.00%) MATLAB
6 5 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) EMC
2 5 (12.50%) Atmel
3 3 (7.50%) Freescale
3 3 (7.50%) NEC
3 3 (7.50%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (7.50%) Fujitsu