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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 88 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 14 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.20% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 5.45% 2.84% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 5
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
257 211 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 22.04% 15.50% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 235 193 106
Average salary £42,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +13 10 £37,500 +51.51%
Horsham - 3 £42,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £40,000 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 11 (64.71%) Mathematics
2 11 (64.71%) Aerospace
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) Validation
3 10 (58.82%) C++
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Progress
3 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) VxWorks
4 7 (41.18%) Assembly Language
4 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
4 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) DirectX
5 6 (35.29%) Electronics
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) C
6 5 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Architecture
7 4 (23.53%) Subversion
8 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Device Driver
8 3 (17.65%) Military
8 3 (17.65%) VHDL
8 3 (17.65%) Cadence

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) GCC
General
1 11 (64.71%) Aerospace
2 6 (35.29%) Electronics
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Military
3 3 (17.65%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Junior
2 4 (23.53%) Graduate
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Mathematics
2 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (17.65%) Device Driver
2 3 (17.65%) VHDL
2 3 (17.65%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) VxWorks
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) Validation
2 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 5 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) PLM
6 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) CAD
6 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (17.65%) Line Management
6 3 (17.65%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Assembly Language
3 5 (29.41%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) DO-254
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Progress
2 3 (17.65%) Cadence
2 3 (17.65%) Xilinx
2 3 (17.65%) Altera