The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank - 75 71
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category - 4.26% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
Firmware
West 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 Staffordshire region.

System Software Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
67 47 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.31% 6.44% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 59 46 52
Average salary £31,000 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,750 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £55,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Firmware
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Altera
3 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Simulink
3 1 (25.00%) Stateflow
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MKS
3 1 (25.00%) PVCS
3 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) VHDL
3 1 (25.00%) Verilog

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Simulink
1 1 (25.00%) Stateflow
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) PVCS
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
1 1 (25.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Altera
1 1 (25.00%) MKS
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago