Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 152 179
Rank change year-on-year -9 +27 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 62 71 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.32% 1.41% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 8.92% 12.03% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 46 85 91
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £51,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -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 695 590 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.76% 11.72% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 569 498 655
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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
Derbyshire +21 28 £47,500 - 6
Leicestershire -21 25 £42,500 +21.43% 10
Nottinghamshire +17 9 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 32 (51.61%) Software Engineering
1 32 (51.61%) Embedded Systems
2 30 (48.39%) C
3 22 (35.48%) Degree
4 21 (33.87%) Ethernet
4 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
5 20 (32.26%) Manufacturing
5 20 (32.26%) Validation
5 20 (32.26%) C#
5 20 (32.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (30.65%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (25.81%) Linux
8 15 (24.19%) Java
8 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
8 15 (24.19%) Spring
8 15 (24.19%) Maven
8 15 (24.19%) Time Management
8 15 (24.19%) Android
8 15 (24.19%) Apple iOS
9 14 (22.58%) C++
9 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
10 13 (20.97%) Robot Framework
11 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (19.35%) FreeRTOS
11 12 (19.35%) VHDL
11 12 (19.35%) Verilog
12 11 (17.74%) System Testing
12 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
12 11 (17.74%) RS-485

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 4 (6.45%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) GitHub
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) Ethernet
2 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
3 11 (17.74%) Modbus
3 11 (17.74%) RS-485
4 6 (9.68%) DHCP
4 6 (9.68%) DNS
5 3 (4.84%) Bluetooth
5 3 (4.84%) Firewall
5 3 (4.84%) LAN
5 3 (4.84%) MQTT
5 3 (4.84%) SAN
5 3 (4.84%) Skype
5 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications
5 3 (4.84%) WAN
5 3 (4.84%) Wireless
6 2 (3.23%) FTP
6 2 (3.23%) NFC
6 2 (3.23%) SMTP
6 2 (3.23%) SNMP
6 2 (3.23%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Maven
1 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
2 13 (20.97%) Robot Framework
3 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.84%) Selenium
4 3 (4.84%) Subversion
5 2 (3.23%) CppUnit
5 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.61%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 20 (32.26%) Manufacturing
2 8 (12.90%) Automotive
3 7 (11.29%) Marketing
4 5 (8.06%) Electronics
4 5 (8.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Software Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Hardware Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) VHDL Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) FPGA Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Head of Infrastructure
7 3 (4.84%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior IT Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Tester
7 3 (4.84%) UI Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) Spring
2 7 (11.29%) HTML
3 5 (8.06%) HTML5
4 4 (6.45%) COM
4 4 (6.45%) JSON
4 4 (6.45%) RESTful
5 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 3 (4.84%) Node.js
6 2 (3.23%) CSS
6 2 (3.23%) Web Services
6 2 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.61%) jQuery
7 1 (1.61%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 32 (51.61%) Embedded Systems
2 20 (32.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (19.35%) Verilog
3 12 (19.35%) VHDL
4 11 (17.74%) CAN bus
5 10 (16.13%) Device Driver
6 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.84%) User Experience
7 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.61%) ASIC
8 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) Android
2 15 (24.19%) Apple iOS
3 12 (19.35%) FreeRTOS
4 7 (11.29%) Windows
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Software Engineering
2 20 (32.26%) Validation
3 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.65%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (24.19%) Time Management
5 11 (17.74%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (17.74%) System Testing
5 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.06%) OO
9 5 (8.06%) Presales
9 5 (8.06%) TDD
10 4 (6.45%) Performance Management
10 4 (6.45%) UML
11 3 (4.84%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) C
2 20 (32.26%) C#
3 15 (24.19%) Java
4 14 (22.58%) C++
5 8 (12.90%) Embedded C
6 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.68%) SQL
7 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.23%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
1 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) BitLocker
2 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP NNM
1 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
1 3 (4.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (4.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) VMware
3 5 (8.06%) Kaseya
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) Dell
4 3 (4.84%) HP
4 3 (4.84%) McAfee
4 3 (4.84%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
4 3 (4.84%) Sophos
4 3 (4.84%) Symantec
5 2 (3.23%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (1.61%) Atmel