The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 224 227 182
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -45
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 42 53 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 0.70% 1.27%
As % of the System Software category 5.60% 4.82% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 97
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
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 of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
750 1100 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.73% 14.52% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 612 841 886
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Firmware
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the East of England region.

Firmware Salary Trend in the East of England

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the East of England

Firmware
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Cambridgeshire -3 19 £50,000 -0.99% 6
Suffolk +17 14 £42,500 +30.76%
Hertfordshire -1 7 £30,000 -31.81%
Essex +2 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 75 (78.95%) C
2 52 (54.74%) C++
3 35 (36.84%) Electronics
3 35 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 32 (33.68%) Embedded C
5 28 (29.47%) Embedded Systems
6 26 (27.37%) Java
6 26 (27.37%) Computer Science
7 25 (26.32%) Degree
7 25 (26.32%) C#
7 25 (26.32%) Assembly Language
8 21 (22.11%) .NET
9 20 (21.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 20 (21.05%) MySQL
9 20 (21.05%) VHDL
9 20 (21.05%) Mobile App
10 19 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 19 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 19 (20.00%) Android
10 19 (20.00%) Web Services
10 19 (20.00%) HTML
10 19 (20.00%) PHP
10 19 (20.00%) Objective-C
11 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
12 17 (17.89%) Linux
13 16 (16.84%) Python
14 15 (15.79%) Verilog
14 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
15 12 (12.63%) Telecoms
15 12 (12.63%) EMC

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) Simulink
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
2 12 (12.63%) RS-485
3 11 (11.58%) RFID
3 11 (11.58%) RS-232
4 6 (6.32%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.16%) DVB
5 3 (3.16%) LAN
5 3 (3.16%) SAN
5 3 (3.16%) Wireless
5 3 (3.16%) ZigBee
6 2 (2.11%) WAN
7 1 (1.05%) Firewall
7 1 (1.05%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (1.05%) Modbus
7 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (1.05%) Big Data
2 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) LabVIEW
General
1 35 (36.84%) Electronics
2 12 (12.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.37%) Banking
4 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.16%) Finance
5 3 (3.16%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Software Engineer
2 23 (24.21%) Developer
2 23 (24.21%) Embedded Engineer
3 21 (22.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 21 (22.11%) Firmware Engineer
4 19 (20.00%) Graduate
5 17 (17.89%) Embedded C Engineer
6 16 (16.84%) C Software Engineer
6 16 (16.84%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 14 (14.74%) Hardware Engineer
8 13 (13.68%) Electronics Engineer
9 12 (12.63%) FPGA Engineer
9 12 (12.63%) Software Developer
10 11 (11.58%) Applications Developer
10 11 (11.58%) Applications Engineer
10 11 (11.58%) Graduate Developer
10 11 (11.58%) Graduate Software Developer
10 11 (11.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 11 (11.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 11 (11.58%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.11%) .NET
2 19 (20.00%) HTML
2 19 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (3.16%) HEVC
4 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.47%) Embedded Systems
2 26 (27.37%) Computer Science
3 20 (21.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 20 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 20 (21.05%) VHDL
4 15 (15.79%) Verilog
5 10 (10.53%) Algorithms
6 7 (7.37%) Cryptography
7 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.21%) ASIC
8 3 (3.16%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (3.16%) CCTV
8 3 (3.16%) Device Driver
8 3 (3.16%) iSeries
8 3 (3.16%) STB
8 3 (3.16%) SystemC
9 2 (2.11%) AS400
9 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.11%) Physics
9 2 (2.11%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.00%) Android
1 19 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 17 (17.89%) Linux
3 8 (8.42%) Windows
4 6 (6.32%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 19 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (6.32%) Digital Signal Processing
3 6 (6.32%) Signal Processing
4 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.21%) Fuzz Testing
4 4 (4.21%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (4.21%) Secure Coding
4 4 (4.21%) Security Architecture
4 4 (4.21%) Threat Modelling
4 4 (4.21%) Use Case
4 4 (4.21%) Validation
4 4 (4.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (4.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (3.16%) Code Optimisation
5 3 (3.16%) Data Analysis
5 3 (3.16%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (3.16%) Investment Management
5 3 (3.16%) Power Management
5 3 (3.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (78.95%) C
2 52 (54.74%) C++
3 32 (33.68%) Embedded C
4 26 (27.37%) Java
5 25 (26.32%) Assembly Language
5 25 (26.32%) C#
6 19 (20.00%) Objective-C
6 19 (20.00%) PHP
7 16 (16.84%) Python
8 7 (7.37%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.16%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.11%) COBOL
10 2 (2.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (26.32%) Degree
2 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) PhD
5 1 (1.05%) CCNP
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) FIPS 140-2
2 3 (3.16%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.05%) JTAG
3 1 (1.05%) MISRA
3 1 (1.05%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) LXC
1 4 (4.21%) VirtualBox
1 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.21%) Xen
2 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) EMC
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.21%) Atmel
3 4 (4.21%) VMware
4 3 (3.16%) Cadence
4 3 (3.16%) IBM
4 3 (3.16%) Synopsys
5 2 (2.11%) Altera
6 1 (1.05%) Brocade
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco
6 1 (1.05%) Intel
6 1 (1.05%) Juniper
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