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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 139 135 160
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 38 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 1.14% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 12.38% 13.19% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 13
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
307 326 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.42% 8.67% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 243 275 277
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -1 33 £37,500 - 3
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £41,250 - 2
Leicestershire +5 1 - - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 63 (72.41%) C
2 53 (60.92%) Software Engineering
3 51 (58.62%) Automotive
4 48 (55.17%) C++
5 42 (48.28%) Embedded C
6 40 (45.98%) Electronics
7 39 (44.83%) Embedded C++
7 39 (44.83%) Telematics
8 38 (43.68%) Assembly Language
9 34 (39.08%) EMC
10 29 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
11 28 (32.18%) Validation
12 26 (29.89%) MATLAB
13 22 (25.29%) Profibus
13 22 (25.29%) CAN bus
13 22 (25.29%) TargetLink
13 22 (25.29%) Simulink
13 22 (25.29%) UML
14 19 (21.84%) Windows
14 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (20.69%) Manufacturing
16 17 (19.54%) Visual Studio
16 17 (19.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (19.54%) Freescale
16 17 (19.54%) Atmel
16 17 (19.54%) NEC
16 17 (19.54%) Fujitsu
16 17 (19.54%) Mentor Graphics
17 16 (18.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 13 (14.94%) VB

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Simulink
1 22 (25.29%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.29%) Profibus
2 3 (3.45%) IP Telephony
2 3 (3.45%) PBX
2 3 (3.45%) VoIP
3 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.15%) Wireless
4 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) WinDbg
2 3 (3.45%) GDB
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 51 (58.62%) Automotive
2 40 (45.98%) Electronics
3 18 (20.69%) Manufacturing
4 9 (10.34%) Military
5 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.30%) Advertising
6 2 (2.30%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Design Engineer
2 34 (39.08%) Electronics Engineer
3 32 (36.78%) Software Engineer
4 26 (29.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 26 (29.89%) Hardware Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Senior Design Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.30%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 2 (2.30%) Junior
8 2 (2.30%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.30%) Wintel Support
9 1 (1.15%) Senior QA Engineer
9 1 (1.15%) Lead Software Engineer
9 1 (1.15%) Development Engineer
9 1 (1.15%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (1.15%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) .NET
2 3 (3.45%) Direct3D
2 3 (3.45%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.30%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.15%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.15%) Qt
4 1 (1.15%) HTML5
4 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (44.83%) Telematics
2 29 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (25.29%) CAN bus
4 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (19.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (18.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (10.34%) VHDL
8 6 (6.90%) Device Driver
9 5 (5.75%) Visualisation
10 4 (4.60%) Algorithms
11 3 (3.45%) Handset
11 3 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (3.45%) Streaming Video
11 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
12 2 (2.30%) Clustering
12 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
13 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
13 1 (1.15%) User Experience
13 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
13 1 (1.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Android
4 3 (3.45%) UNIX
4 3 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.30%) SUSE
6 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.92%) Software Engineering
2 28 (32.18%) Validation
3 22 (25.29%) UML
4 12 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.60%) Image Processing
7 3 (3.45%) Video Processing
7 3 (3.45%) SDLC
8 2 (2.30%) Analytics
8 2 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.30%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.30%) Video Analytics
8 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.30%) ITIL
9 1 (1.15%) Scrum
9 1 (1.15%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 63 (72.41%) C
2 48 (55.17%) C++
3 42 (48.28%) Embedded C
4 39 (44.83%) Embedded C++
5 38 (43.68%) Assembly Language
6 26 (29.89%) MATLAB
7 13 (14.94%) VB
8 4 (4.60%) Python
9 3 (3.45%) C#
10 2 (2.30%) Tcl
10 2 (2.30%) VB6
10 2 (2.30%) SQL
11 1 (1.15%) Java
11 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) CCNP
2 3 (3.45%) CCNA
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.30%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 34 (39.08%) EMC
2 17 (19.54%) Mentor Graphics
2 17 (19.54%) Fujitsu
2 17 (19.54%) Atmel
2 17 (19.54%) Freescale
2 17 (19.54%) NEC
3 4 (4.60%) VMware
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.30%) HP
5 2 (2.30%) Dell
5 2 (2.30%) IBM
5 2 (2.30%) Mitel
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) Google
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago