The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 225 220 197
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 22 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 3.46% 1.37% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 8
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,750 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,937
% change year-on-year
- +2.72%
Firmware
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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
635 511 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.32% 9.54% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 504 419 437
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Firmware
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Firmware
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Birmingham - 14 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £32,500 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 16 (47.06%) Degree
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 11 (32.35%) MySQL
4 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
5 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 9 (26.47%) Unix
6 9 (26.47%) IBM
6 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
6 9 (26.47%) CMDB
6 9 (26.47%) Publishing
6 9 (26.47%) NetBackup
6 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (26.47%) Line Management
6 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
6 9 (26.47%) Presales
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle ZFS
7 8 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (23.53%) Clustering
7 8 (23.53%) Migration
7 8 (23.53%) LAMP
7 8 (23.53%) SUSE
7 8 (23.53%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 8 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) DHCP
4 5 (14.71%) VoIP
5 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 3 (8.82%) RTP
6 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) 3GPP
7 1 (2.94%) DVB
7 1 (2.94%) MIMO
7 1 (2.94%) SSL
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) MySQL
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 8 (23.53%) DB2
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (26.47%) Publishing
2 6 (17.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (11.76%) Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Functional Tester
2 4 (11.76%) Network Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Performance Tester
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Software Tester
2 4 (11.76%) Tester
3 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) LAMP
2 3 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (8.82%) FreeSWITCH
2 3 (8.82%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) CMDB
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 9 (26.47%) Unix
4 8 (23.53%) AIX
4 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (23.53%) Solaris
4 8 (23.53%) SUSE
5 3 (8.82%) Android
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
2 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (26.47%) Line Management
2 9 (26.47%) Presales
2 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
3 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 8 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
3 8 (23.53%) Zachman Framework
4 7 (20.59%) Coaching
4 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 6 (17.65%) System Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Perl
2 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
4 3 (8.82%) C
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) ISEB
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.76%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) LPIC
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) OpenSIPS
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) NetBackup
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Unicenter
3 3 (8.82%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) IBM
2 8 (23.53%) CA
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Sun
2 8 (23.53%) Veritas
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) F5
4 4 (11.76%) Fortinet
4 4 (11.76%) Juniper
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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