Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 6 months to 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 187 164
Rank change year-on-year +85 -23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 102 44 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.52% 0.86% 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 12.99% 6.20% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 80 44 82
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,750 £49,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 785 710 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.39% 13.83% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 626 615 527
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £54,865
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the East Midlands

Firmware
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Firmware in the East Midlands

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the East Midlands

Firmware
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +65 97 £43,750 +16.67% 6
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Derbyshire -4 1 £35,000 -26.32% 1
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 82 (80.39%) C
2 78 (76.47%) C++
3 74 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (53.92%) Scrum
5 36 (35.29%) C#
6 35 (34.31%) Software Engineering
7 28 (27.45%) Degree
8 27 (26.47%) FreeRTOS
9 25 (24.51%) RS-485
9 25 (24.51%) Modbus
9 25 (24.51%) CAN bus
9 25 (24.51%) TCP/IP
10 23 (22.55%) Java
10 23 (22.55%) Spring
10 23 (22.55%) Maven
11 20 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
12 19 (18.63%) Technical Leadership
12 19 (18.63%) Linux
13 18 (17.65%) Embedded C
13 18 (17.65%) CppUnit
14 17 (16.67%) Robot Framework
15 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
16 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
17 14 (13.73%) Android
17 14 (13.73%) Apple iOS
17 14 (13.73%) Visual Studio
17 14 (13.73%) Architectural Design
18 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
18 11 (10.78%) HTML
18 11 (10.78%) OO

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 2 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) GitHub
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) AWS IoT
2 2 (1.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.51%) Modbus
1 25 (24.51%) RS-485
1 25 (24.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.94%) Internet
3 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 2 (1.96%) LAN
3 2 (1.96%) MQTT
3 2 (1.96%) WAN
3 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.96%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (22.55%) Maven
2 18 (17.65%) CppUnit
3 17 (16.67%) Robot Framework
4 14 (13.73%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.96%) GNU Toolchain
5 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.96%) Subversion
6 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.98%) JIRA
6 1 (0.98%) JIRA Agile
General
1 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.90%) Marketing
3 2 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.98%) Automotive
4 1 (0.98%) Finance
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (53.92%) Embedded Engineer
2 25 (24.51%) Software Engineer
3 21 (20.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (15.69%) Tester
5 15 (14.71%) Developer
6 10 (9.80%) Applications Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Web Applications Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Web Engineer
7 9 (8.82%) Applications Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Lead Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Lead Web Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Web Applications Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Embedded Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Firmware Engineer
12 2 (1.96%) Administrator
12 2 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.55%) Spring
2 11 (10.78%) HTML
2 11 (10.78%) HTML5
3 10 (9.80%) CSS
3 10 (9.80%) Node.js
4 9 (8.82%) .NET
4 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.82%) COM
5 2 (1.96%) JSON
5 2 (1.96%) LDAP
5 2 (1.96%) RESTful
6 1 (0.98%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) CAN bus
2 20 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (4.90%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.96%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.98%) PDA
5 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) FreeRTOS
2 19 (18.63%) Linux
3 14 (13.73%) Android
3 14 (13.73%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.92%) Windows
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (53.92%) Scrum
3 35 (34.31%) Software Engineering
4 19 (18.63%) Technical Leadership
5 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 14 (13.73%) Architectural Design
7 11 (10.78%) OO
7 11 (10.78%) Process Improvement
7 11 (10.78%) TDD
8 10 (9.80%) MVC
8 10 (9.80%) Web Development
9 7 (6.86%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (5.88%) Time Management
11 4 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (1.96%) Data Management
12 2 (1.96%) Penetration Testing
12 2 (1.96%) Software Testing
12 2 (1.96%) Statistics
12 2 (1.96%) Test Automation
12 2 (1.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 82 (80.39%) C
2 78 (76.47%) C++
3 36 (35.29%) C#
4 23 (22.55%) Java
5 18 (17.65%) Embedded C
6 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.96%) SQL
8 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (27.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) CISSP
2 2 (1.96%) CSSLP
3 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.96%) HP
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle
2 2 (1.96%) ProCurve
3 1 (0.98%) Veeam
3 1 (0.98%) VMware