The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.93% - -
As % of the System Software category 8.06% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average 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
62 55 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.52% 11.65% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 56 38 51
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Firmware
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Ipswich - 2 £38,750 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (37.50%) Signal Processing
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Stress Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Flash
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) MPEG
4 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) DVB
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (25.00%) Multicast
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (25.00%) DVB
1 2 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architect
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (12.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (25.00%) MPEG
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
3 1 (12.50%) Robotics
3 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
3 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Signal Processing
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Stress Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA