The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 71 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.36% 1.06% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 4.40% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £31,500 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Firmware
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
236 159 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 28.40% 24.05% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 141 124 127
Average salary £33,250 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Firmware
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the North East

Firmware
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Durham +1 2 £32,000 -3.03% 1
Tyne and Wear -4 1 £27,500 - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) C
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Qt
2 9 (75.00%) ISO 9000
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (66.67%) MS Project
3 8 (66.67%) EMC
3 8 (66.67%) Electronics
3 8 (66.67%) LabVIEW
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) MFC
5 2 (16.67%) Bluetooth
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) IIS
6 1 (8.33%) MS Office

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Project
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) LabVIEW
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Hardware Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Qt
2 2 (16.67%) MFC
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenServer
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
County Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago