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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 54 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.43% 0.31% -
As % of the System Software category 20.90% 4.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
67 42 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.63% 6.57% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 66 33 45
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £21,600 £23,075
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,900 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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
(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 - 4 £32,500 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 31 (88.57%) C
2 24 (68.57%) C++
3 20 (57.14%) HTML
3 20 (57.14%) Java
3 20 (57.14%) PHP
3 20 (57.14%) .NET
3 20 (57.14%) MySQL
3 20 (57.14%) Web Services
3 20 (57.14%) C#
3 20 (57.14%) Electronics
3 20 (57.14%) Objective-C
3 20 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 20 (57.14%) Android
3 20 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 20 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 20 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
5 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (31.43%) VHDL
5 11 (31.43%) Verilog
5 11 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (31.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (31.43%) Degree
5 11 (31.43%) Assembly Language
5 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
6 10 (28.57%) Embedded C
7 4 (11.43%) Atmel
7 4 (11.43%) Validation
8 3 (8.57%) Cryptography

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Modbus
2 1 (2.86%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) MySQL
General
1 20 (57.14%) Electronics
2 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Graduate
2 14 (40.00%) Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Applications Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Applications Engineer
3 12 (34.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 12 (34.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 12 (34.29%) Firmware Engineer
3 12 (34.29%) Graduate Applications Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Graduate Applications Engineer
3 12 (34.29%) Graduate Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Graduate Mobile Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Graduate Software Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 12 (34.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 12 (34.29%) Software Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Software Engineer
4 9 (25.71%) FPGA Engineer
4 9 (25.71%) Hardware Engineer
5 8 (22.86%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) .NET
1 20 (57.14%) HTML
1 20 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 20 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 11 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (31.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (31.43%) Verilog
2 11 (31.43%) VHDL
3 3 (8.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Android
1 20 (57.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
2 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) C
2 24 (68.57%) C++
3 20 (57.14%) C#
3 20 (57.14%) Java
3 20 (57.14%) Objective-C
3 20 (57.14%) PHP
4 11 (31.43%) Assembly Language
5 10 (28.57%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
1 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Atmel
2 1 (2.86%) EMC