The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties 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 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 11.54% - -
As % of the System Software category 100.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Firmware
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

System Software Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
3 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 11.54% 21.88% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Firmware
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

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

Firmware Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Firmware
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (75.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) MQTT
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) AMQP
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) XMPP
2 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Validation

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (25.00%) AMQP
1 1 (25.00%) MQTT
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DSP Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Junior
1 3 (75.00%) Junior Embedded Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Mac Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Real Time Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++