The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 96 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.43% 1.04% 0.99%
As % of the System Software category 3.45% 6.50% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 8
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Firmware
East of 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 Essex region.

System Software Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
145 200 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.46% 15.97% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 115 150 163
Average salary £27,500 £44,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.20% +14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 System Software 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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Essex region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +12 1 - - 1
Colchester -17 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) C
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (42.86%) Change Control
2 6 (42.86%) iSeries
2 6 (42.86%) Fault Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) AS400
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) AS400 Support
2 4 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) iSeries
2 5 (35.71%) AS400
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (42.86%) Change Control
2 6 (42.86%) Fault Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Investment Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) COBOL
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) MISRA
2 2 (14.29%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago