The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 25 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.67% - 12.21%
As % of the System Software category 44.44% - 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 15
Average salary £33,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Firmware
North East

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

System Software Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
9 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 8.26% 3.48% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 18
Average salary £32,500 £25,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.71% -27.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,300 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Firmware
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Durham

Firmware
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Qt
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (62.50%) Electronics
2 5 (62.50%) LabVIEW
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) RS-232
3 3 (37.50%) RS-485
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Assembly Language
3 3 (37.50%) .NET

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
1 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
1 3 (37.50%) RS-232
1 3 (37.50%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) LabVIEW
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Design Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Qt
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Assembly Language
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) EMC
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