Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 150 174
Rank change year-on-year -29 +24 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 47 82 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.96% 1.53% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 6.77% 13.83% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 43 94 92
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £51,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 694 593 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.15% 11.09% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 595 514 703
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,300
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,625 £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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +6 20 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Nottinghamshire +29 14 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Leicestershire -39 13 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 19 (40.43%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (36.17%) C
3 14 (29.79%) Ethernet
4 13 (27.66%) Validation
4 13 (27.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.40%) DNS
6 11 (23.40%) DHCP
6 11 (23.40%) Windows
6 11 (23.40%) VMware
6 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
6 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
7 9 (19.15%) Manufacturing
7 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (17.02%) Hardware Maintenance
8 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
8 8 (17.02%) Dell
8 8 (17.02%) Citrix
8 8 (17.02%) SAN
8 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
8 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
8 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (14.89%) System Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
9 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
9 7 (14.89%) VHDL

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 (10.64%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) Ethernet
2 11 (23.40%) DHCP
2 11 (23.40%) DNS
3 8 (17.02%) SAN
4 5 (10.64%) Bluetooth
5 3 (6.38%) Firewall
5 3 (6.38%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) MQTT
5 3 (6.38%) Skype
5 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.38%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
5 3 (6.38%) Wireless
6 2 (4.26%) FTP
6 2 (4.26%) NFC
6 2 (4.26%) SMTP
6 2 (4.26%) SNMP
6 2 (4.26%) Telnet
7 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) GNU Toolchain
2 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.15%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.51%) Electronics
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Hardware Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Firmware Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) IT Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior IT Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) VHDL Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Design Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Head of Infrastructure
7 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Tester
8 2 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Chief Technology Officer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (27.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
4 7 (14.89%) Verilog
4 7 (14.89%) VHDL
5 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) FreeRTOS
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Validation
2 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
3 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (17.02%) Hardware Maintenance
5 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.89%) System Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (10.64%) Project Management
7 5 (10.64%) Server Building
8 4 (8.51%) Performance Management
8 4 (8.51%) Presales
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.38%) Analytics
9 3 (6.38%) Antivirus Management
9 3 (6.38%) Availability Management
9 3 (6.38%) Customer-Centricity
9 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
9 3 (6.38%) Security Patching
9 3 (6.38%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) C
2 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
4 6 (12.77%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
1 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.38%) BitLocker
3 3 (6.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.38%) HP NNM
2 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (6.38%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) Citrix
3 8 (17.02%) Dell
4 5 (10.64%) Veritas
5 4 (8.51%) Kaseya
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) McAfee
6 3 (6.38%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.38%) Sophos
6 3 (6.38%) Symantec
7 2 (4.26%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (2.13%) Atmel