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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 152 149 145
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 30 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.79% 0.84% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 10.64% 10.10% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 11
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
282 307 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.40% 8.32% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 224 252 269
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -9 26 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Nottinghamshire -12 3 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (77.22%) C
2 49 (62.03%) Automotive
3 48 (60.76%) C++
3 48 (60.76%) Software Engineering
4 40 (50.63%) Embedded C
5 38 (48.10%) Electronics
6 36 (45.57%) Embedded C++
6 36 (45.57%) Assembly Language
6 36 (45.57%) Telematics
7 32 (40.51%) EMC
8 28 (35.44%) MATLAB
9 26 (32.91%) Validation
10 24 (30.38%) Simulink
10 24 (30.38%) UML
10 24 (30.38%) TargetLink
10 24 (30.38%) Embedded Systems
11 22 (27.85%) Profibus
11 22 (27.85%) CAN bus
12 18 (22.78%) Windows
13 16 (20.25%) Manufacturing
13 16 (20.25%) Freescale
13 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (18.99%) Mentor Graphics
14 15 (18.99%) Atmel
14 15 (18.99%) Fujitsu
14 15 (18.99%) NEC
14 15 (18.99%) Visual Studio
14 15 (18.99%) VB
14 15 (18.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (17.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (30.38%) Simulink
1 24 (30.38%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.85%) Profibus
2 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.27%) VPN
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.27%) Wireless
3 1 (1.27%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.27%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.80%) WinDbg
2 3 (3.80%) GDB
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 49 (62.03%) Automotive
2 38 (48.10%) Electronics
3 16 (20.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.33%) Military
5 2 (2.53%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (2.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Design Engineer
2 32 (40.51%) Software Engineer
2 32 (40.51%) Electronics Engineer
3 28 (35.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 21 (26.58%) Hardware Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Senior Design Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Junior
7 2 (2.53%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 1 (1.27%) Software Tester
8 1 (1.27%) Tester
8 1 (1.27%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.27%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.27%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.27%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (1.27%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (1.27%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (1.27%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (1.27%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) Direct3D
2 3 (3.80%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.53%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.27%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.27%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.27%) Qt
4 1 (1.27%) HTML5
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.57%) Telematics
2 24 (30.38%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (27.85%) CAN bus
4 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (18.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (17.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (8.86%) VHDL
8 5 (6.33%) Visualisation
9 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
9 4 (5.06%) Device Driver
10 3 (3.80%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (3.80%) Streaming Video
11 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.27%) Physics
11 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 10 (12.66%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Android
4 3 (3.80%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.76%) Software Engineering
2 26 (32.91%) Validation
3 24 (30.38%) UML
4 13 (16.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.06%) Image Processing
7 3 (3.80%) Video Processing
7 3 (3.80%) SDLC
8 2 (2.53%) Analytics
8 2 (2.53%) Video Analytics
9 1 (1.27%) Test Strategy
9 1 (1.27%) ITIL
9 1 (1.27%) Scrum
9 1 (1.27%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.27%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (77.22%) C
2 48 (60.76%) C++
3 40 (50.63%) Embedded C
4 36 (45.57%) Embedded C++
4 36 (45.57%) Assembly Language
5 28 (35.44%) MATLAB
6 15 (18.99%) VB
7 4 (5.06%) Python
8 3 (3.80%) C#
9 2 (2.53%) Tcl
9 2 (2.53%) VB6
10 1 (1.27%) VC++
10 1 (1.27%) Java
10 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) MCAD
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Control-M
1 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (40.51%) EMC
2 16 (20.25%) Freescale
3 15 (18.99%) NEC
3 15 (18.99%) Mentor Graphics
3 15 (18.99%) Fujitsu
3 15 (18.99%) Atmel
4 1 (1.27%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) Google
4 1 (1.27%) Citrix
4 1 (1.27%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.27%) HP
4 1 (1.27%) Dell
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