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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 92 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.78% 1.29% 1.72%
As % of the System Software category 5.09% 9.33% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 12
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
216 150 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.29% 13.81% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 162 123 121
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 19 December 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
(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 - 1 £55,000 -
Colchester - 1 £47,500 - 1
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) C
3 8 (50.00%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) Intel
5 6 (37.50%) IEC 61508
5 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) ISO 9000
7 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) Change Management
7 4 (25.00%) Validation
7 4 (25.00%) EMC
8 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 2 (12.50%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
9 2 (12.50%) Green Hills
9 2 (12.50%) Electronics
10 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
10 1 (6.25%) Automotive
10 1 (6.25%) Telematics
10 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
10 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
10 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
10 1 (6.25%) SCCM
10 1 (6.25%) MS Office
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Telematics
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 8 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) IEC 61508
2 4 (25.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Intel
2 4 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) Green Hills
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits & High Profile Projects
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