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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 29 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.65% 9.09% 7.81%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 58.82% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 10
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
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
11 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 7.14% 15.45% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 13
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,450 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £48,000 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

The demand trend of job ads across the Durham region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Durham region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Qt
2 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (71.43%) Electronics
2 5 (71.43%) LabVIEW
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) RS-232
3 2 (28.57%) RS-485
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
3 2 (28.57%) .NET

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) RS-232
1 2 (28.57%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) LabVIEW
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Design Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Qt
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) EMC