The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 149 164 163
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 22 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 6.96% 3.51% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 7
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £37,500 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
England

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

System Software Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
316 399 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.56% 11.84% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 272 346 299
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Firmware
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Firmware
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 12 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +5 6 £40,000 +45.45%
Leicestershire +10 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Northamptonshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 39 (58.21%) Software Engineering
2 37 (55.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 28 (41.79%) C
4 25 (37.31%) Degree
5 24 (35.82%) VHDL
5 24 (35.82%) Linux
6 23 (34.33%) Windows
7 19 (28.36%) Manufacturing
8 18 (26.87%) C++
8 18 (26.87%) EMC
8 18 (26.87%) Embedded Linux
9 16 (23.88%) Device Driver
10 15 (22.39%) 3D Graphics
10 15 (22.39%) Streaming Video
10 15 (22.39%) OpenGL
10 15 (22.39%) C#
10 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.39%) Direct3D
11 14 (20.90%) Visualisation
11 14 (20.90%) MPEG
12 13 (19.40%) .NET
12 13 (19.40%) Electronics
13 12 (17.91%) Validation
13 12 (17.91%) Embedded C
14 10 (14.93%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (14.93%) Assembly Language
14 10 (14.93%) Military
15 8 (11.94%) Aerospace
15 8 (11.94%) Ethernet
15 8 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.99%) IIS
1 2 (2.99%) Apache
1 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Simulink
2 2 (2.99%) TargetLink
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Wireless
2 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.99%) Profibus
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) DB2
2 2 (2.99%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) WinDbg
General
1 19 (28.36%) Manufacturing
2 13 (19.40%) Electronics
3 10 (14.93%) Military
4 8 (11.94%) Marketing
4 8 (11.94%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.99%) Automotive
6 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Software Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) Hardware Engineer
3 16 (23.88%) Design Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Electronics Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Senior Design Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Test Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Administrator
11 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Developer
12 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
12 2 (2.99%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) OpenGL
1 15 (22.39%) Direct3D
2 13 (19.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (55.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 24 (35.82%) VHDL
3 16 (23.88%) Device Driver
4 15 (22.39%) 3D Graphics
4 15 (22.39%) Streaming Video
5 14 (20.90%) MPEG
5 14 (20.90%) Visualisation
6 10 (14.93%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.99%) CAN bus
8 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.99%) Replication
8 2 (2.99%) Clustering
8 2 (2.99%) Telematics
9 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.49%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Linux
2 23 (34.33%) Windows
3 18 (26.87%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (7.46%) AIX
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.99%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) Software Engineering
2 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) Validation
4 8 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
6 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
6 6 (8.96%) Regression Testing
6 6 (8.96%) Software Testing
6 6 (8.96%) Time Management
7 5 (7.46%) ITIL
8 3 (4.48%) Image Processing
9 2 (2.99%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.99%) UML
9 2 (2.99%) Project Management
9 2 (2.99%) Change Management
9 2 (2.99%) Security Management
9 2 (2.99%) System Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.99%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) C
2 18 (26.87%) C++
3 15 (22.39%) C#
4 12 (17.91%) Embedded C
5 10 (14.93%) Assembly Language
6 7 (10.45%) Python
7 4 (5.97%) Embedded C++
7 4 (5.97%) SQL
8 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 25 (37.31%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.99%) vSphere
1 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.99%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) EMC
2 8 (11.94%) Atmel
3 6 (8.96%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Cisco
3 6 (8.96%) IBM
3 6 (8.96%) HP
4 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.99%) CA
5 2 (2.99%) NetApp
5 2 (2.99%) Dell
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) F5
6 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint