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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank - 15 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 11.63% -
As % of the System Software category - 78.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
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
5 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 4.42% 14.73% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 6
Average salary £25,250 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC