The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 67 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.14% 0.57% 1.39%
As % of the System Software category 9.76% 3.76% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 12
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
82 133 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.66% 15.06% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61 110 103
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,175 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +6 3 £38,500 +23.20% 1
Towcester +4 2 £37,500 - 1
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 18 (90.00%) Electronics
2 16 (80.00%) C
3 15 (75.00%) Embedded C
4 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (60.00%) RS-232
6 8 (40.00%) RS-485
6 8 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (40.00%) Degree
6 8 (40.00%) EMC
6 8 (40.00%) Assembly Language
6 8 (40.00%) RFID
6 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (30.00%) Wireless
8 6 (30.00%) Bluetooth
8 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (30.00%) ZigBee
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) C#
9 4 (20.00%) VB
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (20.00%) MATLAB
9 4 (20.00%) LabWindows
9 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
10 3 (15.00%) HND
10 3 (15.00%) Windows
11 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
11 2 (10.00%) Computer Science

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) RS-232
2 8 (40.00%) RFID
2 8 (40.00%) RS-485
2 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (30.00%) Bluetooth
3 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (30.00%) Wireless
3 6 (30.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (90.00%) Electronics
2 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 13 (65.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Development Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) C Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Firmware Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C
2 15 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (40.00%) Assembly Language
4 4 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 4 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) HND
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) EMC
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Towcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago