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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 190 198 224
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 44 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 7.02% 2.95% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 11
Median salary £42,500 £28,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.44% -13.07%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
627 508 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.44% 9.91% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 475 406 596
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,330 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Coventry +13 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Birmingham -6 13 - -
Herefordshire - 10 £50,000 -
Shropshire -8 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Worcestershire - 1 £25,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £27,500 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 55 (59.78%) Linux
2 36 (39.13%) Firewall
3 33 (35.87%) Data Centre
4 32 (34.78%) DNS
4 32 (34.78%) SSL
5 29 (31.52%) Electronics
6 26 (28.26%) VMware
6 26 (28.26%) Microsoft
6 26 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (27.17%) CMDB
7 25 (27.17%) SCCM
7 25 (27.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (27.17%) Line Management
7 25 (27.17%) Presales
7 25 (27.17%) IBM
7 25 (27.17%) SQL
7 25 (27.17%) NetBackup
7 25 (27.17%) Publishing
7 25 (27.17%) Service Delivery
8 22 (23.91%) LPIC
8 22 (23.91%) Backup Exec
8 22 (23.91%) IIS
8 22 (23.91%) Python
8 22 (23.91%) MS Excel
8 22 (23.91%) Active Directory
8 22 (23.91%) Citrix
8 22 (23.91%) Red Hat
8 22 (23.91%) Mentoring
8 22 (23.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 22 (23.91%) Disclosure Scotland

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 22 (23.91%) IIS
2 10 (10.87%) nginx
3 3 (3.26%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (39.13%) Firewall
2 32 (34.78%) DNS
2 32 (34.78%) SSL
3 11 (11.96%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.87%) DHCP
4 10 (10.87%) Ethernet
4 10 (10.87%) HTTP
4 10 (10.87%) Network Security
5 9 (9.78%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (9.78%) IOS XR
6 7 (7.61%) RS-485
7 6 (6.52%) VoIP
8 4 (4.35%) OSPF
8 4 (4.35%) SAN
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.26%) MPLS
9 3 (3.26%) SNMP
10 2 (2.17%) Bluetooth
10 2 (2.17%) RS-232
10 2 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) DB2
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.26%) JIRA
4 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
General
1 29 (31.52%) Electronics
2 25 (27.17%) Publishing
3 10 (10.87%) Finance
3 10 (10.87%) Retail
4 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 25 (27.17%) Technical Specialist
2 13 (14.13%) Developer
2 13 (14.13%) Firmware Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Python Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Senior Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Senior Python Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Hardware Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Network Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.43%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Yocto
2 4 (4.35%) HTML
3 3 (3.26%) HTML5
3 3 (3.26%) HTML5 Canvas
3 3 (3.26%) LAMP
4 1 (1.09%) Ajax
4 1 (1.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.87%) Data Centre
2 25 (27.17%) CMDB
3 10 (10.87%) Device Driver
4 9 (9.78%) Mathematics
5 8 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (8.70%) Physics
5 8 (8.70%) Verilog
6 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
6 7 (7.61%) VHDL
7 3 (3.26%) Clustering
7 3 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 55 (59.78%) Linux
2 13 (14.13%) Unix
3 12 (13.04%) Windows
4 8 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.26%) AIX
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.26%) Solaris
5 3 (3.26%) SUSE
5 3 (3.26%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) Continuous Improvement
1 25 (27.17%) Line Management
1 25 (27.17%) Presales
1 25 (27.17%) Service Delivery
2 22 (23.91%) Mentoring
3 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
4 15 (16.30%) Network Optimisation
5 11 (11.96%) Coaching
6 10 (10.87%) Device Driver Development
6 10 (10.87%) Open Source
6 10 (10.87%) SDLC
7 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.70%) Scrum
9 5 (5.43%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.26%) Migration
10 3 (3.26%) Project Management
10 3 (3.26%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.26%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) SQL
2 22 (23.91%) Python
3 18 (19.57%) C
4 13 (14.13%) C++
5 12 (13.04%) C#
6 10 (10.87%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.26%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.26%) Perl
8 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.17%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (23.91%) BPSS Clearance
1 22 (23.91%) LPIC
1 22 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.39%) Degree
3 8 (8.70%) PhD
4 6 (6.52%) CCNA
4 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.26%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 26 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (23.91%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.87%) Samba
3 10 (10.87%) Squid
4 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (27.17%) NetBackup
1 25 (27.17%) SCCM
2 22 (23.91%) Backup Exec
2 22 (23.91%) SCOM
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (3.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.26%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Microsoft
1 26 (28.26%) VMware
2 25 (27.17%) IBM
3 22 (23.91%) Citrix
3 22 (23.91%) Red Hat
4 13 (14.13%) Cisco
5 12 (13.04%) SonicWALL
6 7 (7.61%) EMC
7 3 (3.26%) CA
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle
7 3 (3.26%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.26%) Sun
7 3 (3.26%) Veritas
8 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.09%) Atmel
9 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds
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