The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 100 95 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.98% 1.19% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 8.05% 5.19% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 6
Median salary £39,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +17.85%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Firmware
South East

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 Sussex region.

System Software Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
149 270 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.13% 23.00% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 129 248 199
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Firmware
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Firmware Salary Trend in West Sussex

Firmware
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Firmware
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Crawley -7 7 £39,000 +4.00%
Horsham +8 4 - -
Gatwick -1 1 £62,500 +56.25%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 16 (84.21%) C
1 16 (84.21%) C++
1 16 (84.21%) Assembly Language
2 12 (63.16%) OpenGL
2 12 (63.16%) DirectX
2 12 (63.16%) MFC
2 12 (63.16%) Eclipse
2 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) VxWorks
2 12 (63.16%) Aerospace
2 12 (63.16%) Validation
2 12 (63.16%) Subversion
2 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
2 12 (63.16%) SDLC
3 7 (36.84%) Avionics
4 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Computer Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Progress
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) Perl
6 4 (21.05%) C#

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) 4G
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Eclipse
1 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
1 12 (63.16%) Subversion
1 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (63.16%) Aerospace
2 7 (36.84%) Avionics
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) DirectX
1 12 (63.16%) MFC
1 12 (63.16%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.53%) VHDL
2 1 (5.26%) Contactless
2 1 (5.26%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
1 12 (63.16%) VxWorks
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) SDLC
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
1 12 (63.16%) Validation
2 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
3 5 (26.32%) Computer Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Data Acquisition
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) CAD
5 2 (10.53%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (5.26%) Business Development
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Assembly Language
1 16 (84.21%) C
1 16 (84.21%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) C-shell
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) DO-254
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Progress
2 2 (10.53%) Altera
2 2 (10.53%) Cadence
2 2 (10.53%) Xilinx
3 1 (5.26%) EMC