Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 173 150
Rank change year-on-year -34 -23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 28 60 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.56% 1.07% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 4.25% 9.55% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 61 103
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £46,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 659 628 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.10% 11.24% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 587 534 658
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,468 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Leicestershire -12 13 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 11 £40,000 -21.95% 5
Northamptonshire -17 1 £24,500 -18.33% 3
Derbyshire -20 1 £32,500 -23.53% 3
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 14 (50.00%) C
2 8 (28.57%) Bluetooth
3 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.00%) DHCP
3 7 (25.00%) DNS
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (21.43%) Hardware Maintenance
4 6 (21.43%) SAN
4 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 6 (21.43%) Dell
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
5 5 (17.86%) Veritas
5 5 (17.86%) Electronics
5 5 (17.86%) Office 365

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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.86%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Bluetooth
2 7 (25.00%) DHCP
2 7 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) MQTT
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.57%) FTP
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) NFC
6 1 (3.57%) Skype
6 1 (3.57%) SMTP
6 1 (3.57%) SNMP
6 1 (3.57%) Telnet
6 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (17.86%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Military
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior IT Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Head of Infrastructure
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Testing Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) Verilog
4 1 (3.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Hardware Maintenance
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Server Building
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Validation
5 2 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.57%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) C
2 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 13485
2 1 (3.57%) JTAG
2 1 (3.57%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) HP NNM
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
2 6 (21.43%) Dell
3 5 (17.86%) Veritas
4 1 (3.57%) Altera
4 1 (3.57%) Atmel
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.57%) Sophos
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) Xilinx