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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 203 231 232
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 44 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.64% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 6.01% 4.79% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 38
Median salary £46,250 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.55% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.23%
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
732 1024 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.13% 13.38% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 597 754 878
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +13 25 £48,750 -22.00% 7
Suffolk +9 15 £42,500 +97.67%
Hertfordshire +11 9 £47,500 +3.26%
Essex 0 2 - - 2
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 61 (73.49%) C
2 40 (48.19%) Degree
3 33 (39.76%) Electronics
4 32 (38.55%) C++
5 30 (36.14%) Embedded C
6 29 (34.94%) Embedded Systems
7 25 (30.12%) Assembly Language
8 24 (28.92%) VHDL
9 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
9 19 (22.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 19 (22.89%) Telecoms
10 17 (20.48%) Computer Science
10 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
10 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
10 17 (20.48%) Verilog
11 15 (18.07%) Python
12 13 (15.66%) Linux
13 12 (14.46%) C#
13 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
14 11 (13.25%) Windows
15 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
15 10 (12.05%) Validation
16 9 (10.84%) Wireless
17 8 (9.64%) Device Driver
17 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
17 8 (9.64%) Ethernet
18 6 (7.23%) ZigBee
18 6 (7.23%) Mathematics
18 6 (7.23%) Physics
18 6 (7.23%) PhD

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
2 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.41%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.20%) MS Project
4 1 (1.20%) OrCAD
4 1 (1.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.84%) Wireless
3 8 (9.64%) Ethernet
4 6 (7.23%) ZigBee
5 5 (6.02%) LAN
6 3 (3.61%) Firewall
6 3 (3.61%) RS-485
7 2 (2.41%) RFID
7 2 (2.41%) RS-232
7 2 (2.41%) WAN
8 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.20%) Intelligent Network
8 1 (1.20%) Modbus
8 1 (1.20%) OFDM
8 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) Big Data
2 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (39.76%) Electronics
2 19 (22.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Games
4 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Firmware Engineer
2 24 (28.92%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (24.10%) Electronics Engineer
4 16 (19.28%) Software Engineer
5 15 (18.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (15.66%) Developer
6 13 (15.66%) Hardware Engineer
7 11 (13.25%) Firmware Developer
8 9 (10.84%) Embedded C Engineer
8 9 (10.84%) FPGA Engineer
9 8 (9.64%) C Software Engineer
9 8 (9.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 7 (8.43%) C++ Developer
10 7 (8.43%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 7 (8.43%) Embedded Developer
10 7 (8.43%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
11 6 (7.23%) C Developer
11 6 (7.23%) VHDL Engineer
12 5 (6.02%) C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (6.02%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) HEVC
2 2 (2.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) HTML
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) DirectX
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.94%) Embedded Systems
2 24 (28.92%) VHDL
3 19 (22.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 17 (20.48%) Computer Science
4 17 (20.48%) Verilog
5 8 (9.64%) Device Driver
6 6 (7.23%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (7.23%) Mathematics
6 6 (7.23%) Physics
7 5 (6.02%) ASIC
7 5 (6.02%) SystemC
8 3 (3.61%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.61%) CCTV
8 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.61%) Smartphone
8 3 (3.61%) STB
9 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.41%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Linux
2 11 (13.25%) Windows
3 6 (7.23%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.82%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.41%) Android
5 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
2 10 (12.05%) Validation
3 5 (6.02%) Data Analysis
3 5 (6.02%) Low Latency
3 5 (6.02%) Power Management
4 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.82%) OO
4 4 (4.82%) Software Testing
5 3 (3.61%) Change Control
5 3 (3.61%) Code Optimisation
5 3 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.61%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (3.61%) Image Processing
5 3 (3.61%) Project Management
5 3 (3.61%) Signal Processing
5 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
5 3 (3.61%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (2.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (2.41%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 61 (73.49%) C
2 32 (38.55%) C++
3 30 (36.14%) Embedded C
4 25 (30.12%) Assembly Language
5 15 (18.07%) Python
6 12 (14.46%) C#
7 6 (7.23%) Java
8 4 (4.82%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.41%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.41%) Perl
9 2 (2.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (48.19%) Degree
2 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
2 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) PhD
4 2 (2.41%) CCNP
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.20%) JTAG
1 1 (1.20%) MISRA
1 1 (1.20%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.61%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) Cadence
2 5 (6.02%) Synopsys
3 3 (3.61%) EMC
4 2 (2.41%) Altera
4 2 (2.41%) Atmel
4 2 (2.41%) Brocade
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco
4 2 (2.41%) Intel
4 2 (2.41%) Juniper
5 1 (1.20%) Panasonic
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