The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 127 151 157
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 45 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.20% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.81% 1.37% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 41 10 16
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
935 1023 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.02% 32.05% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 771 864 857
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Firmware
England

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 Miscellaneous 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 - 23 £37,500 -
Leicestershire +2 10 £34,000 +13.33%
Northamptonshire -6 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Nottinghamshire -6 1 - -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 33 (47.14%) Degree
2 29 (41.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 28 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 27 (38.57%) C
4 27 (38.57%) VHDL
5 23 (32.86%) Windows
6 22 (31.43%) EMC
7 20 (28.57%) Linux
8 18 (25.71%) C++
9 16 (22.86%) Validation
10 15 (21.43%) Electronics
10 15 (21.43%) MPEG
11 13 (18.57%) Manufacturing
11 13 (18.57%) C#
12 12 (17.14%) AIX
12 12 (17.14%) Python
12 12 (17.14%) Device Driver
12 12 (17.14%) Embedded Linux
12 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
12 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
12 12 (17.14%) Integration Testing
13 11 (15.71%) Direct3D
13 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (15.71%) 3D Graphics
13 11 (15.71%) Streaming Video
13 11 (15.71%) Regression Testing
13 11 (15.71%) OpenGL
14 10 (14.29%) Ethernet
14 10 (14.29%) Aerospace
14 10 (14.29%) Marketing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) WinDbg
2 3 (4.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.29%) TestPartner
General
1 15 (21.43%) Electronics
2 13 (18.57%) Manufacturing
3 10 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 10 (14.29%) Marketing
4 4 (5.71%) Military
5 2 (2.86%) Finance
6 1 (1.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Software Engineer
1 22 (31.43%) Design Engineer
2 15 (21.43%) Electronics Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Senior Design Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) Hardware Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Direct3D
1 11 (15.71%) OpenGL
2 9 (12.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (41.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 27 (38.57%) VHDL
3 15 (21.43%) MPEG
4 12 (17.14%) Device Driver
5 11 (15.71%) 3D Graphics
5 11 (15.71%) Streaming Video
6 10 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 4 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (4.29%) LPAR
9 2 (2.86%) Statistics
10 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Linux
3 12 (17.14%) AIX
3 12 (17.14%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (22.86%) Validation
3 12 (17.14%) Integration Testing
4 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.71%) Regression Testing
5 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (12.86%) Time Management
6 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
7 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.14%) System Testing
9 3 (4.29%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) Load Testing
10 2 (2.86%) Data Management
10 2 (2.86%) ITIL
10 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.43%) Analytics
11 1 (1.43%) Change Control
11 1 (1.43%) Video Analytics
11 1 (1.43%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.57%) C
2 18 (25.71%) C++
3 13 (18.57%) C#
4 12 (17.14%) Python
5 8 (11.43%) Embedded C
6 5 (7.14%) Assembly Language
7 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.29%) SQL
8 2 (2.86%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.43%) sed
Qualifications
1 33 (47.14%) Degree
2 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) EMC
2 10 (14.29%) Atmel
3 9 (12.86%) VMware
3 9 (12.86%) HP
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco
3 9 (12.86%) IBM
4 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) Juniper
6 1 (1.43%) F5
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 12 hours ago