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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 53 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.69% 0.83% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 13.24% 10.00% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Median salary £42,500 £21,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+97.67% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
68 40 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.78% 8.28% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 63 38 46
Median salary £30,000 £27,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £47,500
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
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 28 August 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
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £47,500 -
Ipswich +2 1 £37,500 +74.41%
Newmarket - 1 £40,000 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 20 (83.33%) Assembly Language
2 20 (83.33%) Electronics
3 17 (70.83%) Telecoms
3 17 (70.83%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (66.67%) VHDL
4 16 (66.67%) Verilog
4 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 12 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 12 (50.00%) C
6 11 (45.83%) Embedded C
7 10 (41.67%) Validation
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) VxWorks
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) Firewall
9 3 (12.50%) Wireless
9 3 (12.50%) MS Office
9 3 (12.50%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 3 (12.50%) LAN
9 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
9 3 (12.50%) vSphere
9 3 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 2 (8.33%) S-PLUS
11 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (4.17%) Ethernet

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 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.33%) S-PLUS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) LAN
1 3 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 20 (83.33%) Electronics
2 17 (70.83%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 14 (58.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) FPGA Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) VHDL Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Design Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Validation Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Hardware Design Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (66.67%) Verilog
2 16 (66.67%) VHDL
3 12 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) VxWorks
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Validation
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Asynchronous Programming
3 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Assembly Language
2 12 (50.00%) C
3 11 (45.83%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Atmel