The 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 150 154 166
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 27 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.74% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 1.32% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 13
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £44,000
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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1216 1062 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.28% 32.86% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 963 889 999
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 - 21 £37,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £40,000 +45.45%
Leicestershire +3 2 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £30,000 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (49.35%) Software Engineering
2 37 (48.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 33 (42.86%) Degree
4 31 (40.26%) C
4 31 (40.26%) VHDL
5 25 (32.47%) Windows
5 25 (32.47%) Linux
6 22 (28.57%) EMC
7 20 (25.97%) C++
8 19 (24.68%) Manufacturing
9 18 (23.38%) Validation
9 18 (23.38%) Electronics
9 18 (23.38%) MPEG
10 17 (22.08%) Embedded Linux
11 16 (20.78%) Device Driver
12 15 (19.48%) 3D Graphics
12 15 (19.48%) Streaming Video
12 15 (19.48%) OpenGL
12 15 (19.48%) C#
12 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (19.48%) Direct3D
13 14 (18.18%) Visualisation
14 13 (16.88%) .NET
15 12 (15.58%) AIX
15 12 (15.58%) Embedded C
15 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
15 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
16 10 (12.99%) QA
16 10 (12.99%) Integration Testing
16 10 (12.99%) Marketing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (2.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Simulink
3 1 (1.30%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.19%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) Wireless
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.30%) Profibus
4 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.30%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) WinDbg
General
1 19 (24.68%) Manufacturing
2 18 (23.38%) Electronics
3 10 (12.99%) Aerospace
3 10 (12.99%) Marketing
4 8 (10.39%) Military
5 2 (2.60%) Automotive
5 2 (2.60%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Software Engineer
2 22 (28.57%) Design Engineer
3 17 (22.08%) Electronics Engineer
4 15 (19.48%) Hardware Engineer
5 14 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (15.58%) Senior Design Engineer
7 9 (11.69%) Test Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (9.09%) Senior Hardware Engineer
9 7 (9.09%) Hardware Design Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) Administrator
11 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 3 (3.90%) AIX Administrator
12 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (3.90%) Analyst
12 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) OpenGL
1 15 (19.48%) Direct3D
2 13 (16.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (48.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 31 (40.26%) VHDL
3 18 (23.38%) MPEG
4 16 (20.78%) Device Driver
5 15 (19.48%) 3D Graphics
5 15 (19.48%) Streaming Video
6 14 (18.18%) Visualisation
7 8 (10.39%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (3.90%) LPAR
9 2 (2.60%) User Experience
9 2 (2.60%) Statistics
10 1 (1.30%) Telematics
10 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
10 1 (1.30%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Windows
1 25 (32.47%) Linux
2 17 (22.08%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (15.58%) AIX
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Software Engineering
2 18 (23.38%) Validation
3 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.99%) Integration Testing
4 10 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (11.69%) Time Management
5 9 (11.69%) Automated Testing
5 9 (11.69%) Regression Testing
6 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) System Testing
8 2 (2.60%) Image Processing
8 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.60%) ITIL
8 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.60%) Data Management
9 1 (1.30%) UML
9 1 (1.30%) Security Management
9 1 (1.30%) Video Processing
9 1 (1.30%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) C
2 20 (25.97%) C++
3 15 (19.48%) C#
4 12 (15.58%) Embedded C
5 10 (12.99%) Python
6 9 (11.69%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.90%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.30%) sed
8 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (42.86%) Degree
2 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
2 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) EMC
2 10 (12.99%) Atmel
3 9 (11.69%) HP
3 9 (11.69%) VMware
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco
3 9 (11.69%) IBM
4 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) Juniper
6 1 (1.30%) NetApp
6 1 (1.30%) F5
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