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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 91 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.10% - 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% - 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
104 61 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.51% 9.92% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 96 52 79
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £25,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 September 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 - 1 £30,000 -
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) EMC
3 8 (50.00%) VHDL
3 8 (50.00%) MPEG
4 4 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (25.00%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 3 (18.75%) Electronics
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (18.75%) LPAR
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 2 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) VMware
7 1 (6.25%) Automotive
7 1 (6.25%) Security Management
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) DTS
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) DTS
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Design Engineer
1 10 (62.50%) Senior Design Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Hardware Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Network Support
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) MPEG
1 8 (50.00%) VHDL
2 4 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (18.75%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) AIX
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Database Security
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
1 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
2 2 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) EMC
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) HP