The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 85 86
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.14% 0.99% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 2.00% 9.18% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 10
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 50 98 100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 7.04% 10.79% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 40 95 93
Median salary £30,000 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.07% -1.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Brighton

Firmware
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware in Brighton.

Salary trend for Firmware in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) CPLD
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Audio Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (66.67%) CPLD
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C