The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
Rank 83 99 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 7 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.77% 0.62% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 8.64% 6.20% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 12
Median salary - £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%

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
81 129 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 8.95% 10.05% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 47 101 143
Median salary £41,500 £28,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.61% -32.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £22,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Brentwood +16 5 - -
Witham - 2 - -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 8 (50.00%) iSeries
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) C
2 6 (37.50%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) DB2
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Electronics
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Device Driver
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (18.75%) Intel
5 3 (18.75%) Middleware
5 3 (18.75%) VxWorks
5 3 (18.75%) CUDA
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) IEC 61508
6 2 (12.50%) HNC
6 2 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) LabVIEW
7 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.25%) Aerospace

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) DB2 Support
3 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) iSeries
2 5 (31.25%) Device Driver
3 3 (18.75%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) VxWorks
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
1 6 (37.50%) C++
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) IEC 61508
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Intel