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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 91 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.20% - 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 2.15% - 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £38,500
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
93 65 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.40% 10.91% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 86 58 65
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,750 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 20 October 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
Northampton - 2 £30,000 - 1
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) EMC
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) VHDL
2 6 (50.00%) MPEG
3 4 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) DTS
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 2 (16.67%) Database Security
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) LPAR
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) DTS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Senior Design Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) MPEG
1 6 (50.00%) VHDL
2 4 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (8.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Security Management
1 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
1 2 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) HP