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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 85 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.33% 1.59% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 2.97% 13.59% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 3
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
101 103 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.95% 11.72% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 81 96 46
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £66,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 2015. 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 -7 2 £31,250 -18.83%
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) LabWindows
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) MCAD
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (40.00%) Military
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Google

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (40.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCAD
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google