The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 64 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.39% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 3.03% 2.27% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £41,750 £31,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.60% -18.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Firmware
Northamptonshire

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

System Software Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 88 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 12.72% 13.79% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 39 77 68
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Firmware
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Northampton

Firmware
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 12 (100.00%) Electronics
1 12 (100.00%) RS-232
2 11 (91.67%) RS-485
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (91.67%) RFID
2 11 (91.67%) C
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C
2 11 (91.67%) EMC
2 11 (91.67%) Assembly Language
3 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) LabWindows
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) HND
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) RS-232
2 11 (91.67%) RFID
2 11 (91.67%) RS-485
2 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Embedded C Engineer
1 11 (91.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (83.33%) Assembler Software Engineer
2 10 (83.33%) C Software Engineer
2 10 (83.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 10 (83.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 10 (83.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Assembly Language
1 11 (91.67%) C
1 11 (91.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft