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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 178 212 223
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 60 50 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 0.69% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 8.44% 6.15% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 47 44 41
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
711 813 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.51% 11.25% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 581 662 818
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +11 35 £40,000 -15.78% 10
Hertfordshire +23 14 £48,750 -2.50%
Bedfordshire - 8 £36,000 -
Essex +8 6 £37,500 -13.29% 2
Suffolk -4 3 £50,000 +143.90%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (65.74%) C
2 50 (46.30%) Degree
3 45 (41.67%) C++
4 35 (32.41%) Electronics
5 31 (28.70%) Linux
6 30 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 29 (26.85%) Embedded Systems
8 28 (25.93%) Embedded C
9 26 (24.07%) Python
10 23 (21.30%) Wireless
11 21 (19.44%) Assembly Language
12 18 (16.67%) Validation
13 17 (15.74%) Telecoms
13 17 (15.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 17 (15.74%) TCP/IP
14 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (14.81%) Verilog
15 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
15 15 (13.89%) VHDL
15 15 (13.89%) Device Driver
16 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
17 13 (12.04%) Embedded Linux
17 13 (12.04%) Mathematics
18 12 (11.11%) Physics
18 12 (11.11%) Windows
18 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
19 11 (10.19%) PhD
19 11 (10.19%) C#
19 11 (10.19%) Scrum
19 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.85%) Apache
1 2 (1.85%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.33%) Simulink
3 6 (5.56%) GNU Octave
4 3 (2.78%) MS Office
4 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.85%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.93%) MS Project
6 1 (0.93%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.30%) Wireless
2 17 (15.74%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 6 (5.56%) Bluetooth
5 6 (5.56%) CDMA
5 6 (5.56%) Software-Defined Radio
5 6 (5.56%) TDMA
6 5 (4.63%) LAN
6 5 (4.63%) ZigBee
7 4 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.70%) NAS
7 4 (3.70%) SAN
8 3 (2.78%) Firewall
8 3 (2.78%) WLAN
9 2 (1.85%) WAN
10 1 (0.93%) 802.15
10 1 (0.93%) HTTP
10 1 (0.93%) Internet
10 1 (0.93%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (32.41%) Electronics
2 17 (15.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.70%) Finance
4 3 (2.78%) Games
5 2 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (37.04%) Embedded Engineer
1 40 (37.04%) Firmware Engineer
2 28 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 22 (20.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (14.81%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 15 (13.89%) Electronics Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Development Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) FPGA Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Design Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Graduate
8 7 (6.48%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Hardware Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) Yocto
2 3 (2.78%) HEVC
2 3 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.93%) Ajax
3 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) DirectX
3 1 (0.93%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) JSON
3 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.85%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (15.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 16 (14.81%) Verilog
4 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
4 15 (13.89%) Device Driver
4 15 (13.89%) VHDL
5 13 (12.04%) Mathematics
6 12 (11.11%) Physics
7 8 (7.41%) Algorithms
8 7 (6.48%) Smartphone
9 6 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (5.56%) Data Centre
10 5 (4.63%) ASIC
10 5 (4.63%) SystemC
11 4 (3.70%) Clustering
11 4 (3.70%) CMDB
11 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
11 4 (3.70%) Replication
12 3 (2.78%) CCTV
12 3 (2.78%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Linux
2 13 (12.04%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (11.11%) Windows
4 7 (6.48%) VxWorks
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 18 (16.67%) Validation
3 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.19%) Scrum
5 10 (9.26%) Digital Signal Processing
5 10 (9.26%) Signal Processing
6 8 (7.41%) Change Control
6 8 (7.41%) Open Source
7 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.48%) Project Management
8 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (4.63%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.63%) Low Latency
9 5 (4.63%) Power Management
9 5 (4.63%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.70%) Application Packaging
10 4 (3.70%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.70%) Time Management
10 4 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (65.74%) C
2 45 (41.67%) C++
3 28 (25.93%) Embedded C
4 26 (24.07%) Python
5 21 (19.44%) Assembly Language
6 11 (10.19%) C#
7 9 (8.33%) MATLAB
8 7 (6.48%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.48%) Java
9 6 (5.56%) Perl
10 4 (3.70%) Embedded C++
10 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.70%) SQL
10 4 (3.70%) Tcl
11 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (46.30%) Degree
2 11 (10.19%) PhD
2 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
2 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) CCNP
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) MISRA
2 1 (0.93%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.78%) vSphere
4 2 (1.85%) KVM
4 2 (1.85%) QEMU
4 2 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (3.70%) SCCM
1 4 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) VMware
2 6 (5.56%) Xilinx
3 5 (4.63%) Cadence
3 5 (4.63%) Synopsys
4 4 (3.70%) CommVault
4 4 (3.70%) HP
4 4 (3.70%) Intel
4 4 (3.70%) Intel Security
4 4 (3.70%) NetApp
4 4 (3.70%) WatchGuard
5 2 (1.85%) Brocade
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco
5 2 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (0.93%) Atmel
6 1 (0.93%) Panasonic
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