The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 70 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.61% 0.67% -
As % of the System Software category 11.76% 5.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Firmware
East Midlands

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

System Software Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
102 98 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.69% 13.05% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 69 93 60
Average salary £43,000 £33,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.30% -7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Northampton - 10 £45,000 -
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 16 (100.00%) C
1 16 (100.00%) Electronics
2 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 13 (81.25%) Embedded C
4 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (75.00%) RS-232
4 12 (75.00%) RS-485
4 12 (75.00%) EMC
4 12 (75.00%) Assembly Language
4 12 (75.00%) RFID
5 4 (25.00%) ZigBee
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Wireless
5 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (25.00%) Bluetooth
5 4 (25.00%) Ethernet

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 12 (75.00%) RFID
1 12 (75.00%) RS-232
1 12 (75.00%) RS-485
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (25.00%) Wireless
2 4 (25.00%) ZigBee
General
1 16 (100.00%) Electronics
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Embedded C Engineer
1 13 (81.25%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Assembler Software Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) C Software Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Development Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C
2 13 (81.25%) Embedded C
3 12 (75.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) EMC