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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 11 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 13.85% - 1.19%
As % of the System Software category 62.07% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 1
Median salary £31,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
29 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 22.31% 4.35% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 3
Median salary £31,500 £22,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,250 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 17 (94.44%) C++
1 17 (94.44%) C
1 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded C
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded C++
2 16 (88.89%) RS-232
2 16 (88.89%) RS-485
3 13 (72.22%) Subversion
3 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
3 13 (72.22%) OO
3 13 (72.22%) C#
4 12 (66.67%) Linux
4 12 (66.67%) UML
4 12 (66.67%) Java
4 12 (66.67%) Unix
4 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 12 (66.67%) Bluetooth
4 12 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) Objective-C
4 12 (66.67%) Android
4 12 (66.67%) Qt
4 12 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 12 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) RS-232
1 16 (88.89%) RS-485
2 12 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 12 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (22.22%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
1 13 (72.22%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) C++ Software Engineer
1 17 (94.44%) Software Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) C Software Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded C Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Android
1 12 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
1 12 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 13 (72.22%) OO
3 12 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C
1 17 (94.44%) C++
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded C
2 16 (88.89%) Embedded C++
3 13 (72.22%) C#
4 12 (66.67%) Java
4 12 (66.67%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft