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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 128 130 160
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 48 50 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.30% 1.35% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 15.95% 14.20% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 47 44 8
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,750
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 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
301 352 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.17% 9.50% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 248 297 256
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 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 3 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 +14 37 £37,500 - 5
Nottinghamshire +3 6 £42,500 - 3
Northamptonshire -15 3 £30,000 -29.41%
Leicestershire +8 1 - - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 65 (65.66%) C
2 55 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 54 (54.55%) Automotive
4 50 (50.51%) C++
5 44 (44.44%) Embedded C
6 43 (43.43%) Electronics
7 41 (41.41%) Embedded C++
7 41 (41.41%) Telematics
8 40 (40.40%) Assembly Language
9 37 (37.37%) EMC
10 31 (31.31%) Embedded Systems
11 30 (30.30%) Validation
12 28 (28.28%) Windows
13 27 (27.27%) MATLAB
14 23 (23.23%) Simulink
14 23 (23.23%) UML
14 23 (23.23%) Profibus
14 23 (23.23%) CAN bus
14 23 (23.23%) TargetLink
14 23 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (20.20%) Manufacturing
16 18 (18.18%) Atmel
16 18 (18.18%) Mentor Graphics
16 18 (18.18%) Fujitsu
16 18 (18.18%) Visual Studio
16 18 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (18.18%) NEC
16 18 (18.18%) Freescale
17 17 (17.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 14 (14.14%) Linux

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.07%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) Apache
2 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (23.23%) Simulink
1 23 (23.23%) TargetLink
2 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.23%) Profibus
2 3 (3.03%) PBX
2 3 (3.03%) VoIP
2 3 (3.03%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.02%) Wireless
4 1 (1.01%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.01%) VPN
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.03%) WinDbg
2 3 (3.03%) GDB
3 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 54 (54.55%) Automotive
2 43 (43.43%) Electronics
3 20 (20.20%) Manufacturing
4 10 (10.10%) Military
5 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 2 (2.02%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.01%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (38.38%) Design Engineer
2 37 (37.37%) Electronics Engineer
3 32 (32.32%) Software Engineer
4 28 (28.28%) Hardware Engineer
5 26 (26.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (10.10%) Senior Design Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Systems Test Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 2 (2.02%) Hardware Design Engineer
11 2 (2.02%) Wintel Support
11 2 (2.02%) Junior
12 1 (1.01%) Senior QA Engineer
12 1 (1.01%) Lead Software Engineer
12 1 (1.01%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.08%) .NET
2 3 (3.03%) OpenGL
2 3 (3.03%) Direct3D
3 2 (2.02%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.01%) HTML
4 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.01%) Qt
4 1 (1.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (41.41%) Telematics
2 31 (31.31%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (23.23%) CAN bus
3 23 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (17.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 10 (10.10%) VHDL
7 6 (6.06%) Device Driver
8 5 (5.05%) Clustering
8 5 (5.05%) Visualisation
8 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
9 4 (4.04%) Algorithms
10 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
10 3 (3.03%) Handset
10 3 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (3.03%) Streaming Video
11 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.01%) Physics
11 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.28%) Windows
2 14 (14.14%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.05%) SUSE
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.04%) Android
5 3 (3.03%) UNIX
5 3 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 30 (30.30%) Validation
3 23 (23.23%) UML
4 13 (13.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.05%) ITIL
6 5 (5.05%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.04%) Load Testing
7 4 (4.04%) System Testing
7 4 (4.04%) Image Processing
8 3 (3.03%) Video Processing
8 3 (3.03%) SDLC
9 2 (2.02%) Video Analytics
9 2 (2.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.02%) Analytics
10 1 (1.01%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.01%) Scrum
10 1 (1.01%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 65 (65.66%) C
2 50 (50.51%) C++
3 44 (44.44%) Embedded C
4 41 (41.41%) Embedded C++
5 40 (40.40%) Assembly Language
6 27 (27.27%) MATLAB
7 14 (14.14%) VB
8 9 (9.09%) SQL
9 4 (4.04%) Python
10 3 (3.03%) C#
11 2 (2.02%) Tcl
11 2 (2.02%) VB6
12 1 (1.01%) R
12 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.01%) Java
12 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) CCNP
2 3 (3.03%) CCNA
2 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.02%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (5.05%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Control-M
1 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (37.37%) EMC
2 18 (18.18%) NEC
2 18 (18.18%) Mentor Graphics
2 18 (18.18%) Fujitsu
2 18 (18.18%) Atmel
2 18 (18.18%) Freescale
3 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.07%) VMware
5 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.05%) HP
5 5 (5.05%) Dell
5 5 (5.05%) IBM
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco
7 2 (2.02%) Mitel
8 1 (1.01%) Google
8 1 (1.01%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) Cognizant
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