Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 199 216
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 56 69 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.08% 1.05% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 9.35% 8.80% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 59 69 64
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £55,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% 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 599 784 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.51% 11.92% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 496 601 514
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.94% -9.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £19,325
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £48,750
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 17 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +34 26 £40,000 -17.95% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 13 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Northamptonshire +13 9 £40,000 +11.11%
Derbyshire -10 8 £55,000 +57.14%
Lincolnshire +9 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 38 (67.86%) C
2 37 (66.07%) Electronics
3 27 (48.21%) C#
3 27 (48.21%) Bluetooth
4 26 (46.43%) Wireless
5 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 23 (41.07%) C++
7 18 (32.14%) Windows
8 17 (30.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 15 (26.79%) Embedded C
10 13 (23.21%) .NET
11 12 (21.43%) Degree
12 11 (19.64%) Android
12 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
12 11 (19.64%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
13 10 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (16.07%) Device Driver
14 9 (16.07%) EMC
14 9 (16.07%) Ethernet
15 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
16 7 (12.50%) VHDL
16 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
16 7 (12.50%) Xilinx
16 7 (12.50%) Finance
16 7 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
17 6 (10.71%) Android Development
17 6 (10.71%) WebSockets
17 6 (10.71%) MATLAB

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 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Simulink
2 1 (1.79%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 27 (48.21%) Bluetooth
2 26 (46.43%) Wireless
3 10 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (16.07%) Ethernet
5 4 (7.14%) GSM
5 4 (7.14%) Internet
5 4 (7.14%) RS-232
6 3 (5.36%) 4G
6 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.36%) ZigBee
7 2 (3.57%) 2G
7 2 (3.57%) 3G
7 2 (3.57%) LAN
7 2 (3.57%) WAN
8 1 (1.79%) Firewall
8 1 (1.79%) ISDN
8 1 (1.79%) MPLS
8 1 (1.79%) PBX
8 1 (1.79%) RFID
8 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
4 3 (5.36%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 37 (66.07%) Electronics
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.50%) Finance
3 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.71%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Military
6 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.79%) Automotive
6 1 (1.79%) Billing
6 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Electronics Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Design Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Architect
7 6 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Hardware Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Architect
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Technical Architect
8 5 (8.93%) Technical Architect
8 5 (8.93%) Technical Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) WebSockets
3 1 (1.79%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (19.64%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (16.07%) Device Driver
4 7 (12.50%) VHDL
5 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
6 4 (7.14%) Internet of Things
6 4 (7.14%) Optoelectronics
7 2 (3.57%) Verilog
8 1 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.79%) BBC
8 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Android
3 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
3 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 6 (10.71%) Android Development
4 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
5 5 (8.93%) FPGA Design
5 5 (8.93%) Process Management
6 3 (5.36%) Memory Management
6 3 (5.36%) SDLC
7 2 (3.57%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL
7 2 (3.57%) Physics
7 2 (3.57%) Signal Processing
7 2 (3.57%) Telematics
7 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Validation
8 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.79%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) C
2 27 (48.21%) C#
3 23 (41.07%) C++
4 15 (26.79%) Embedded C
5 6 (10.71%) Java
5 6 (10.71%) MATLAB
5 6 (10.71%) Python
6 4 (7.14%) VB
7 3 (5.36%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.36%) Perl
8 2 (3.57%) SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Ada
9 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.79%) Go
9 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) HND
3 2 (3.57%) CCNA
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) MCSA
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) DO-254
1 2 (3.57%) MISRA
1 2 (3.57%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) EMC
2 7 (12.50%) Xilinx
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.57%) Altera
5 1 (1.79%) Avaya
5 1 (1.79%) BT
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) VMware