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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 140 175 156
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 35 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.96% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 10.57% 3.42% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 9
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
331 438 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.10% 12.38% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 288 359 286
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 - 16 £40,000 - 7
Nottinghamshire +17 13 £39,500 +31.66% 3
Northamptonshire - 4 £30,000 -
Leicestershire +12 2 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 38 (57.58%) Software Engineering
2 32 (48.48%) C
3 30 (45.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 26 (39.39%) Windows
5 24 (36.36%) Linux
6 20 (30.30%) Manufacturing
7 17 (25.76%) Assembly Language
7 17 (25.76%) C++
8 16 (24.24%) Embedded C
8 16 (24.24%) EMC
8 16 (24.24%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (22.73%) Device Driver
9 15 (22.73%) Electronics
9 15 (22.73%) C#
10 14 (21.21%) .NET
10 14 (21.21%) OpenGL
10 14 (21.21%) 3D Graphics
10 14 (21.21%) Streaming Video
10 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (21.21%) Direct3D
11 13 (19.70%) Visualisation
11 13 (19.70%) Degree
11 13 (19.70%) Validation
11 13 (19.70%) VHDL
12 11 (16.67%) Automotive
13 10 (15.15%) Military
13 10 (15.15%) ITIL
13 10 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (13.64%) Embedded C++
15 8 (12.12%) Shell Script

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (9.09%) IIS
1 6 (9.09%) Apache
1 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 6 (9.09%) Simulink
1 6 (9.09%) TargetLink
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Profibus
2 4 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (6.06%) DNS
2 4 (6.06%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) BGP
3 2 (3.03%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) VLAN
3 2 (3.03%) Network Security
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) LDAP
4 1 (1.52%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) DB2
2 2 (3.03%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) WinDbg
2 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (30.30%) Manufacturing
2 15 (22.73%) Electronics
3 11 (16.67%) Automotive
4 10 (15.15%) Military
5 4 (6.06%) Marketing
5 4 (6.06%) Finance
5 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Software Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Hardware Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Developer
8 2 (3.03%) DBA
8 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
1 14 (21.21%) OpenGL
1 14 (21.21%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 30 (45.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (22.73%) Device Driver
3 14 (21.21%) 3D Graphics
3 14 (21.21%) Streaming Video
4 13 (19.70%) VHDL
4 13 (19.70%) Visualisation
5 10 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (10.61%) Telematics
6 7 (10.61%) Clustering
6 7 (10.61%) MPEG
7 6 (9.09%) CAN bus
8 4 (6.06%) Replication
9 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
10 1 (1.52%) LPAR
10 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Linux
3 16 (24.24%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.09%) SUSE
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.52%) AIX
6 1 (1.52%) HPUX
6 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Software Engineering
2 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.70%) Validation
4 10 (15.15%) ITIL
5 6 (9.09%) UML
5 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.55%) Image Processing
8 3 (4.55%) Security Management
9 2 (3.03%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.03%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.03%) System Testing
9 2 (3.03%) Project Management
9 2 (3.03%) Change Management
9 2 (3.03%) Database Security
10 1 (1.52%) Kernel Tuning
10 1 (1.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) C
2 17 (25.76%) C++
2 17 (25.76%) Assembly Language
3 16 (24.24%) Embedded C
4 15 (22.73%) C#
5 9 (13.64%) Embedded C++
6 8 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 8 (12.12%) MATLAB
6 8 (12.12%) SQL
7 5 (7.58%) VB
8 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.03%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) VB6
9 1 (1.52%) sed
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) MCAD
2 2 (3.03%) CCNA
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 6 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.06%) vCloud
3 4 (6.06%) vSphere
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.52%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) EMC
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.61%) VMware
4 5 (7.58%) Atmel
4 5 (7.58%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Dell
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco
5 4 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (3.03%) Juniper
6 2 (3.03%) CA
6 2 (3.03%) NetApp
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (1.52%) Freescale
7 1 (1.52%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.52%) NEC
7 1 (1.52%) Open Text
7 1 (1.52%) Cognizant
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