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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 194 234 229
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 50 27 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.37% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 7.16% 3.33% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 40
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
698 812 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.01% 11.23% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 583 638 828
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +22 30 £40,000 -37.25% 10
Hertfordshire +24 10 £47,500 +9.19%
Suffolk -1 9 £42,500 +97.67%
Essex +1 4 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 4 £36,000 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 66 (70.21%) C
2 46 (48.94%) Degree
3 35 (37.23%) C++
4 31 (32.98%) Electronics
5 30 (31.91%) Embedded Systems
6 27 (28.72%) Embedded C
7 25 (26.60%) Software Engineering
8 22 (23.40%) VHDL
8 22 (23.40%) Assembly Language
9 20 (21.28%) Telecoms
9 20 (21.28%) Linux
9 20 (21.28%) Python
10 19 (20.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 18 (19.15%) Verilog
11 18 (19.15%) Wireless
12 17 (18.09%) Computer Science
13 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
13 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
14 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
14 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
15 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
15 12 (12.77%) Validation
16 10 (10.64%) Mathematics
16 10 (10.64%) Physics
16 10 (10.64%) Device Driver
16 10 (10.64%) PhD
16 10 (10.64%) Windows
17 9 (9.57%) C#
17 9 (9.57%) Embedded Linux
18 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development

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 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.19%) Simulink
3 2 (2.13%) GNU Octave
3 2 (2.13%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.06%) MS Project
4 1 (1.06%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.15%) Wireless
2 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.51%) Ethernet
4 6 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (5.32%) LAN
6 4 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (4.26%) NAS
6 4 (4.26%) SAN
6 4 (4.26%) ZigBee
7 3 (3.19%) Firewall
7 3 (3.19%) WLAN
8 2 (2.13%) Bluetooth
8 2 (2.13%) CDMA
8 2 (2.13%) Software-Defined Radio
8 2 (2.13%) TDMA
8 2 (2.13%) WAN
9 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.06%) Intelligent Network
9 1 (1.06%) OFDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (32.98%) Electronics
2 20 (21.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Games
4 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.13%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (42.55%) Firmware Engineer
2 33 (35.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 22 (23.40%) Software Engineer
4 20 (21.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 18 (19.15%) Electronics Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) Hardware Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) FPGA Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Embedded C Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) C Software Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Firmware Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Graduate
11 5 (5.32%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Yocto
2 3 (3.19%) HEVC
3 1 (1.06%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.91%) Embedded Systems
2 22 (23.40%) VHDL
3 19 (20.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 18 (19.15%) Verilog
5 17 (18.09%) Computer Science
6 10 (10.64%) Device Driver
6 10 (10.64%) Mathematics
6 10 (10.64%) Physics
7 7 (7.45%) Smartphone
8 6 (6.38%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (5.32%) ASIC
9 5 (5.32%) SystemC
10 4 (4.26%) Algorithms
10 4 (4.26%) Clustering
10 4 (4.26%) CMDB
10 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
10 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
10 4 (4.26%) Replication
11 3 (3.19%) CCTV
11 3 (3.19%) STB
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Linux
2 10 (10.64%) Windows
3 9 (9.57%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (4.26%) VxWorks
4 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Software Engineering
2 12 (12.77%) Validation
3 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.45%) Change Control
4 7 (7.45%) Project Management
5 6 (6.38%) Scrum
6 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.32%) Low Latency
6 5 (5.32%) Power Management
7 4 (4.26%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.26%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.26%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (4.26%) Digital Signal Processing
7 4 (4.26%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.26%) Open Source
7 4 (4.26%) Server Building
7 4 (4.26%) Software Testing
7 4 (4.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.21%) C
2 35 (37.23%) C++
3 27 (28.72%) Embedded C
4 22 (23.40%) Assembly Language
5 20 (21.28%) Python
6 9 (9.57%) C#
7 8 (8.51%) Java
8 5 (5.32%) Perl
9 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.26%) Embedded C++
9 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.26%) SQL
10 3 (3.19%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 46 (48.94%) Degree
2 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
2 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.64%) PhD
4 2 (2.13%) CCNP
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) MISRA
2 1 (1.06%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (4.26%) SCCM
1 4 (4.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Cadence
2 5 (5.32%) Synopsys
3 4 (4.26%) CommVault
3 4 (4.26%) HP
3 4 (4.26%) Intel Security
3 4 (4.26%) NetApp
3 4 (4.26%) VMware
3 4 (4.26%) WatchGuard
4 2 (2.13%) Brocade
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco
4 2 (2.13%) Intel
4 2 (2.13%) Juniper
4 2 (2.13%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.06%) Altera
5 1 (1.06%) Atmel
5 1 (1.06%) Panasonic
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