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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
England / West Midlands
Rank 176 226 204
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 36 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 6.88% 2.08% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 8
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
523 624 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.06% 10.75% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 423 492 564
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Herefordshire - 15 £50,000 -
Birmingham +21 10 £41,250 +37.50% 4
Coventry +21 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Worcestershire - 4 £29,250 - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 52 (67.53%) Linux
2 34 (44.16%) Electronics
3 29 (37.66%) DNS
3 29 (37.66%) SSL
4 25 (32.47%) Firewall
4 25 (32.47%) Windows
5 22 (28.57%) C
5 22 (28.57%) C#
5 22 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 21 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
7 20 (25.97%) SQL
8 19 (24.68%) IIS
8 19 (24.68%) MS Excel
8 19 (24.68%) IBM
8 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
8 19 (24.68%) Service Delivery
8 19 (24.68%) Publishing
8 19 (24.68%) VMware
8 19 (24.68%) Citrix
8 19 (24.68%) Red Hat
8 19 (24.68%) Line Management
8 19 (24.68%) Mentoring
8 19 (24.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (24.68%) SCCM
8 19 (24.68%) SCOM
8 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
8 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (24.68%) LPIC
8 19 (24.68%) CMDB

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 19 (24.68%) IIS
2 10 (12.99%) nginx
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (24.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (37.66%) DNS
1 29 (37.66%) SSL
2 25 (32.47%) Firewall
3 21 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 14 (18.18%) RS-485
5 10 (12.99%) DHCP
5 10 (12.99%) HTTP
6 7 (9.09%) Bluetooth
6 7 (9.09%) RS-232
6 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.79%) Network Security
8 4 (5.19%) OSPF
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.90%) IOS XR
9 3 (3.90%) MPLS
9 3 (3.90%) SNMP
10 1 (1.30%) BGP
10 1 (1.30%) VoIP
10 1 (1.30%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.30%) Qt Creator
General
1 34 (44.16%) Electronics
2 19 (24.68%) Publishing
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Firmware Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) Technical Specialist
3 18 (23.38%) Hardware Engineer
4 14 (18.18%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 13 (16.88%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 12 (15.58%) Developer
7 10 (12.99%) Python Developer
7 10 (12.99%) Senior Developer
7 10 (12.99%) Senior Python Developer
8 9 (11.69%) Electronics Engineer
9 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
10 6 (7.79%) Embedded Engineer
11 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
11 5 (6.49%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (6.49%) Security Engineer
12 4 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 4 (5.19%) Junior
12 4 (5.19%) Junior Electronics Engineer
13 3 (3.90%) C++ Software Engineer
13 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) Yocto
2 3 (3.90%) HTML
2 3 (3.90%) HTML5
2 3 (3.90%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (1.30%) Qt
3 1 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 19 (24.68%) CMDB
3 17 (22.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 16 (20.78%) VHDL
5 14 (18.18%) Verilog
6 10 (12.99%) Device Driver
7 7 (9.09%) ASIC
8 3 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.30%) Arduino
9 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.30%) CPLD
9 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 52 (67.53%) Linux
2 25 (32.47%) Windows
3 11 (14.29%) Unix
4 4 (5.19%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.90%) ThreadX
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Continuous Improvement
1 19 (24.68%) Line Management
1 19 (24.68%) Mentoring
1 19 (24.68%) Presales
1 19 (24.68%) Service Delivery
2 10 (12.99%) Device Driver Development
2 10 (12.99%) Open Source
2 10 (12.99%) SDLC
2 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
3 7 (9.09%) Project Management
4 6 (7.79%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.49%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.49%) Mobile Development
5 5 (6.49%) Scrum
6 4 (5.19%) CAD
6 4 (5.19%) Physics
7 3 (3.90%) Coaching
7 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) C
1 22 (28.57%) C#
2 20 (25.97%) SQL
3 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.18%) Python
5 13 (16.88%) C++
6 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.60%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.30%) Java
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) BPSS Clearance
1 19 (24.68%) LPIC
1 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) PhD
4 3 (3.90%) CCNA
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.30%) MCP
5 1 (1.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.99%) Samba
3 10 (12.99%) Squid
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) Backup Exec
1 19 (24.68%) NetBackup
1 19 (24.68%) SCCM
1 19 (24.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Citrix
1 19 (24.68%) IBM
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
1 19 (24.68%) Red Hat
1 19 (24.68%) VMware
2 14 (18.18%) EMC
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco
3 6 (7.79%) SonicWALL
4 3 (3.90%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.30%) Atmel
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