The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 103 59 114
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +55
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.42% 2.36% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 8.27% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 4
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
348 278 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.61% 28.57% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 254 244 285
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Firmware
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Essex

Firmware
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Colchester -9 3 £44,000 +17.33%
Chelmsford - 2 £45,000 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 9 (50.00%) C
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Electronics
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Intel
3 6 (33.33%) VxWorks
3 6 (33.33%) QNX
3 6 (33.33%) iSeries
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 3 (16.67%) Automotive
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Physics
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 2 (11.11%) SLA
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

General
1 6 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 3 (16.67%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 3 (16.67%) Junior
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 6 (33.33%) iSeries
3 2 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C
1 9 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Intel
1 6 (33.33%) QNX