The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 51 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 14 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.45% 1.18% -
As % of the System Software category 15.56% 12.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 0
Median salary £42,500 £21,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+97.67% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

System Software Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
90 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.73% 9.26% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 84 52 44
Median salary £30,000 £24,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Firmware
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Suffolk

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Firmware
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Newmarket - 4 £21,000 -
Ipswich +7 3 £45,000 +109.30%
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £47,500 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 23 (85.19%) Electronics
2 21 (77.78%) Degree
3 20 (74.07%) Assembly Language
4 17 (62.96%) Telecoms
4 17 (62.96%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
5 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
5 16 (59.26%) VHDL
5 16 (59.26%) Verilog
6 15 (55.56%) C
7 12 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (40.74%) Embedded C
9 10 (37.04%) Validation
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) C++
10 4 (14.81%) VxWorks
11 3 (11.11%) Project Management
11 3 (11.11%) Windows
11 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
11 3 (11.11%) LAN
11 3 (11.11%) MS Office
11 3 (11.11%) Firewall
11 3 (11.11%) Wireless
11 3 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
11 3 (11.11%) vSphere
12 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
12 2 (7.41%) Android

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) S-PLUS
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) Modbus
2 1 (3.70%) RS-485
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
General
1 23 (85.19%) Electronics
2 17 (62.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Electronics Engineer
2 14 (51.85%) Firmware Engineer
3 10 (37.04%) Hardware Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) VHDL Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Design Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Graduate
8 2 (7.41%) Graduate Software Tester
8 2 (7.41%) Graduate Tester
8 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Tester
8 2 (7.41%) Validation Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Hardware Design Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (59.26%) Verilog
2 16 (59.26%) VHDL
3 12 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) VxWorks
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Validation
2 3 (11.11%) Project Management
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Asynchronous Programming
4 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Assembly Language
2 15 (55.56%) C
3 11 (40.74%) Embedded C
4 4 (14.81%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Degree
2 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
2 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Atmel
3 1 (3.70%) EMC