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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 70 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.29% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 2.99% 3.28% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £40,000 £80,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +119.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £76,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £84,000 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 61 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.78% 9.36% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 57 59 23
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,382 £18,950 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Stafford +3 1 £45,000 -47.05% 1
Firmware
West Midlands

Firmware
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Altera
2 1 (25.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Simulink

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Xilinx
1 1 (25.00%) Altera
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