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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 88 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.67% 0.42% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 5.80% 2.16% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 16
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £36,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
138 231 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.56% 19.33% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 87 202 162
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -4 5 £47,500 +17.28% 2
Maldon - 1 £27,500 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Automotive
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Time Management
5 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (30.00%) Xilinx
5 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) CMMI
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (10.00%) OpenCL
7 1 (10.00%) IEC 61508
7 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
7 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
7 1 (10.00%) C++

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (60.00%) Automotive
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) CMMI
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) QNX
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Absolute Solution
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bens, International Company
Posted: 2 days ago