Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 116 186
Rank change year-on-year -27 +70 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 64 106 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.64% 2.40% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 9.36% 13.97% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 52 49 52
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +11.76% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,250 £36,250 £31,375
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,000 £58,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 684 759 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.57% 17.19% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 578 560 514
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -11 39 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Nottinghamshire +19 22 £33,500 -44.17% 2
Derbyshire -26 1 £35,000 -26.32%
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,500 - 2
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 43 (67.19%) C++
2 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (59.38%) Scrum
4 35 (54.69%) C
5 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 11 (17.19%) Cisco
6 11 (17.19%) Degree
6 11 (17.19%) Azure
7 10 (15.63%) CppUnit
7 10 (15.63%) Embedded C
7 10 (15.63%) C#
7 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (14.06%) Windows
9 8 (12.50%) VMware
9 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (10.94%) Windows 8
10 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
10 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (10.94%) WAN
10 7 (10.94%) SAN
10 7 (10.94%) Public Sector
11 6 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.38%) User Experience
11 6 (9.38%) Office 365
12 5 (7.81%) Machine Learning
12 5 (7.81%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (7.81%) HTML5

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 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Azure
2 6 (9.38%) Office 365
3 5 (7.81%) Serverless
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) SAN
1 7 (10.94%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) Modbus
2 2 (3.13%) RS-485
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) CppUnit
2 3 (4.69%) Maven
2 3 (4.69%) Robot Framework
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.94%) Public Sector
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) French Language
4 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Embedded Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Tester
6 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
10 4 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Network Analyst
12 2 (3.13%) IT Engineer
12 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
13 1 (1.56%) Business Analyst
13 1 (1.56%) Database Analyst
13 1 (1.56%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
13 1 (1.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 1 (1.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
1 5 (7.81%) .NET Core
1 5 (7.81%) CSS
1 5 (7.81%) HTML
1 5 (7.81%) HTML5
1 5 (7.81%) Vue.js
2 3 (4.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) User Experience
2 2 (3.13%) CAN bus
3 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.94%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.69%) Android
4 3 (4.69%) Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.13%) FreeRTOS
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (59.38%) Scrum
3 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
4 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.81%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (7.81%) BDD
5 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (7.81%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (7.81%) Machine Learning
5 5 (7.81%) MVC
5 5 (7.81%) MVVM
5 5 (7.81%) SDLC
5 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineering
5 5 (7.81%) TDD
5 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
5 5 (7.81%) Validation
5 5 (7.81%) WFM
6 4 (6.25%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 43 (67.19%) C++
2 35 (54.69%) C
3 10 (15.63%) C#
3 10 (15.63%) Embedded C
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) Java
6 2 (3.13%) SQL
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.13%) MCSA
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CEH
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) Cisco
3 8 (12.50%) VMware
4 5 (7.81%) SAP
4 5 (7.81%) Spotify
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Dell
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec
6 1 (1.56%) Veeam
6 1 (1.56%) Veritas