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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 119 134
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 22 46 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.75% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the System Software category 6.71% 10.77% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 41
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 328 427 467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.20% 13.42% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 270 309 396
Median salary £37,500 £37,846 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.91% +8.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,480 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +2 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Nottinghamshire -3 6 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Derbyshire -2 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (45.00%) Linux
3 13 (32.50%) Degree
4 12 (30.00%) Electronics
5 11 (27.50%) C
6 9 (22.50%) C++
7 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (20.00%) Firewall
7 8 (20.00%) DNS
7 8 (20.00%) SSL
7 8 (20.00%) IBM
7 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.00%) Citrix
7 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (20.00%) HTML
7 8 (20.00%) PHP
7 8 (20.00%) SQL
7 8 (20.00%) Apache
7 8 (20.00%) IIS
7 8 (20.00%) CSS
7 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (20.00%) Publishing
7 8 (20.00%) VMware
7 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
7 8 (20.00%) Backup Exec
7 8 (20.00%) CMDB
7 8 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (20.00%) LPIC
7 8 (20.00%) SCCM

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 8 (20.00%) Apache
1 8 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
1 8 (20.00%) SSL
2 6 (15.00%) Wireless
3 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.50%) ZigBee
4 2 (5.00%) RS-232
5 1 (2.50%) FlexRay
5 1 (2.50%) GSM
5 1 (2.50%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.50%) CANoe
3 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (30.00%) Electronics
2 8 (20.00%) Publishing
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (17.50%) Technical Leader
4 6 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) FPGA Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Design Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.50%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) CSS
1 8 (20.00%) HTML
1 8 (20.00%) HTML5
2 3 (7.50%) Yocto
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) CMDB
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.50%) Device Driver
2 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.50%) Smart Home
2 3 (7.50%) VHDL
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 8 (20.00%) Line Management
2 8 (20.00%) Presales
2 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
6 3 (7.50%) FPGA Design
6 3 (7.50%) Logistics
6 3 (7.50%) Memory Management
6 3 (7.50%) Physics
6 3 (7.50%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (5.00%) Product Management
7 2 (5.00%) SDLC
8 1 (2.50%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.50%) Image Processing
8 1 (2.50%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) C
2 9 (22.50%) C++
3 8 (20.00%) PHP
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.50%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (20.00%) LPIC
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) ISO26262
3 1 (2.50%) MISRA
3 1 (2.50%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 8 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (20.00%) SCCM
1 8 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Citrix
1 8 (20.00%) IBM
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (20.00%) VMware
2 5 (12.50%) EMC
2 5 (12.50%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.50%) Altera
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