Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 208 194
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 28 45 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.53% 0.75% 1.05%
As % of the System Software category 4.33% 6.54% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 85
East Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £46,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%

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 646 688 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.17% 11.49% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 559 518 549
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,200 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.59% +3.43% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Nottinghamshire -14 12 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Leicestershire +20 7 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Northamptonshire +11 3 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Derbyshire -9 3 £37,500 -8.54% 4
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 18 (64.29%) C
2 15 (53.57%) Electronics
3 14 (50.00%) Bluetooth
4 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
5 11 (39.29%) C++
5 11 (39.29%) Embedded C
6 10 (35.71%) Wireless
6 10 (35.71%) C#
7 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (21.43%) Python
8 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
8 6 (21.43%) Validation
8 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (17.86%) Android
9 5 (17.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (17.86%) Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Linux
10 4 (14.29%) Java
10 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 4 (14.29%) Android Development
10 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (10.71%) Internet of Things
11 3 (10.71%) MISRA
11 3 (10.71%) VHDL
11 3 (10.71%) Verilog
11 3 (10.71%) SQL
11 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 3 (10.71%) Internet
12 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management

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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 10 (35.71%) Wireless
3 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
4 3 (10.71%) Internet
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) 4G
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) GPRS
6 1 (3.57%) GSM
6 1 (3.57%) Modbus
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) RS-232
6 1 (3.57%) RS-485
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (53.57%) Electronics
2 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (17.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (10.71%) Internet of Things
3 3 (10.71%) Verilog
3 3 (10.71%) VHDL
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) AS400
5 1 (3.57%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Optoelectronics
5 1 (3.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Android
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) HPUX
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Validation
3 4 (14.29%) Android Development
3 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Physics
4 2 (7.14%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) CAD
5 1 (3.57%) Data Security
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Process Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C
2 11 (39.29%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) Embedded C
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.57%) Ada
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) Go
8 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) HND
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) MISRA
2 2 (7.14%) MISRA C
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 13485
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 26262
3 1 (3.57%) JTAG
3 1 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) EMC
2 2 (7.14%) Xilinx
3 1 (3.57%) Altera
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Xamarin