The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 22 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 2.67% 5.49% 1.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% 11.90% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £32,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Firmware
North East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 25.33% 46.15% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 23
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,982 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 Miscellaneous 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 20 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) C
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Qt
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) ISO 9000
3 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
3 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) MS Project
3 8 (72.73%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 8 (72.73%) Electronics
3 8 (72.73%) LabVIEW
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) MFC
5 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
5 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Jenkins

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) MS Project
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
1 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) LabVIEW
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (72.73%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Design Engineer
1 8 (72.73%) Hardware Engineer
1 8 (72.73%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Qt
2 2 (18.18%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
2 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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