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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 199 225 232
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 48 54 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 0.70% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 6.94% 5.29% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 41
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £21,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
692 1020 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.49% 13.29% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 566 745 883
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 23 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Suffolk +19 18 £42,500 +97.67%
Hertfordshire +10 10 £47,500 +3.26%
Essex +9 2 - - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 71 (75.53%) C
2 41 (43.62%) C++
3 38 (40.43%) Electronics
3 38 (40.43%) Degree
4 36 (38.30%) Embedded C
5 35 (37.23%) Embedded Systems
6 28 (29.79%) Assembly Language
7 26 (27.66%) VHDL
8 23 (24.47%) Software Engineering
8 23 (24.47%) Computer Science
9 21 (22.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 19 (20.21%) Verilog
10 19 (20.21%) Telecoms
11 18 (19.15%) TCP/IP
12 17 (18.09%) C#
13 16 (17.02%) Python
13 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
13 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.77%) Java
15 11 (11.70%) Windows
15 11 (11.70%) Linux
15 11 (11.70%) Ethernet
16 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
16 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
16 10 (10.64%) MySQL
16 10 (10.64%) Validation
17 9 (9.57%) Web Services
17 9 (9.57%) PHP
17 9 (9.57%) .NET
17 9 (9.57%) HTML

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 (8.51%) 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%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.06%) MS Project
4 1 (1.06%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.15%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.70%) Ethernet
3 8 (8.51%) Wireless
4 6 (6.38%) RS-485
4 6 (6.38%) ZigBee
5 5 (5.32%) LAN
5 5 (5.32%) RFID
5 5 (5.32%) RS-232
6 3 (3.19%) Firewall
7 2 (2.13%) DVB
7 2 (2.13%) WAN
8 1 (1.06%) Intelligent Network
8 1 (1.06%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.06%) Big Data
2 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (40.43%) Electronics
2 19 (20.21%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Games
5 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (30.85%) Firmware Engineer
2 26 (27.66%) Embedded Engineer
3 22 (23.40%) Software Engineer
4 19 (20.21%) Electronics Engineer
5 18 (19.15%) Developer
5 18 (19.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (13.83%) Firmware Developer
6 13 (13.83%) Hardware Engineer
7 12 (12.77%) Embedded C Engineer
8 11 (11.70%) C Software Engineer
8 11 (11.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 11 (11.70%) FPGA Engineer
9 10 (10.64%) Graduate
10 9 (9.57%) Embedded Developer
11 7 (7.45%) C++ Developer
11 7 (7.45%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 7 (7.45%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 6 (6.38%) C Developer
12 6 (6.38%) Software Tester
12 6 (6.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) .NET
1 9 (9.57%) HTML
1 9 (9.57%) Web Services
2 3 (3.19%) HEVC
3 1 (1.06%) DirectX
3 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (37.23%) Embedded Systems
2 26 (27.66%) VHDL
3 23 (24.47%) Computer Science
4 21 (22.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 19 (20.21%) Verilog
6 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
7 7 (7.45%) Algorithms
7 7 (7.45%) Device Driver
8 6 (6.38%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (6.38%) ASIC
8 6 (6.38%) Mathematics
8 6 (6.38%) Physics
9 5 (5.32%) SystemC
10 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (3.19%) CCTV
11 3 (3.19%) Cryptography
11 3 (3.19%) STB
12 2 (2.13%) Smart Energy
13 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Linux
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) Android
2 9 (9.57%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.38%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.26%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) Software Engineering
2 10 (10.64%) Validation
3 9 (9.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (7.45%) Digital Signal Processing
4 7 (7.45%) Signal Processing
5 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
5 5 (5.32%) Low Latency
5 5 (5.32%) Power Management
6 4 (4.26%) OO
7 3 (3.19%) Code Optimisation
7 3 (3.19%) Image Processing
7 3 (3.19%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (3.19%) Project Management
7 3 (3.19%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (2.13%) Change Control
8 2 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.13%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 71 (75.53%) C
2 41 (43.62%) C++
3 36 (38.30%) Embedded C
4 28 (29.79%) Assembly Language
5 17 (18.09%) C#
6 16 (17.02%) Python
7 12 (12.77%) Java
8 9 (9.57%) Objective-C
8 9 (9.57%) PHP
9 7 (7.45%) Embedded C++
10 4 (4.26%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (40.43%) Degree
2 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
2 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) PhD
4 2 (2.13%) CCNP
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.06%) JTAG
1 1 (1.06%) MISRA
1 1 (1.06%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.19%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) EMC
3 5 (5.32%) Atmel
3 5 (5.32%) Cadence
3 5 (5.32%) Synopsys
4 2 (2.13%) Altera
4 2 (2.13%) Brocade
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco
4 2 (2.13%) Intel
4 2 (2.13%) Juniper
5 1 (1.06%) Panasonic
Cambridge
TDA Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Negotiable, + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Oho Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago