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

Firmware
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 181 198
Rank change year-on-year +78 +17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 118 54 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.70% 1.03% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 15.40% 8.72% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 52 53 53
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,300
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% +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 766 619 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.50% 11.80% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 556 516 542
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -0.36% +3.31%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £58,750 £54,425
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 19 December 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 December 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
Leicestershire +30 83 £40,000 - 20
Derbyshire +42 33 £47,500 -7.32% 3
Nottinghamshire +8 2 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 90 (76.27%) Software Engineering
2 80 (67.80%) Degree
2 80 (67.80%) C#
3 77 (65.25%) C
4 76 (64.41%) Embedded Systems
5 75 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (60.17%) Manufacturing
7 67 (56.78%) Time Management
8 63 (53.39%) Spring
8 63 (53.39%) Maven
8 63 (53.39%) Java
9 60 (50.85%) Linux
9 60 (50.85%) Microsoft
10 59 (50.00%) Robot Framework
11 58 (49.15%) Visual Studio
11 58 (49.15%) Android
11 58 (49.15%) Apple iOS
12 53 (44.92%) Modbus
12 53 (44.92%) CAN bus
12 53 (44.92%) C++
12 53 (44.92%) TCP/IP
12 53 (44.92%) RS-485
12 53 (44.92%) FreeRTOS
13 49 (41.53%) Unit Testing
14 48 (40.68%) Technical Leadership
15 47 (39.83%) Cybersecurity
16 46 (38.98%) Device Driver
17 41 (34.75%) Marketing
18 32 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
18 32 (27.12%) GitHub

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 20 (16.95%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.12%) GitHub
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (44.92%) Modbus
1 53 (44.92%) RS-485
1 53 (44.92%) TCP/IP
2 27 (22.88%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.69%) DHCP
3 2 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.85%) Skype
4 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 63 (53.39%) Maven
2 59 (50.00%) Robot Framework
3 58 (49.15%) Visual Studio
4 20 (16.95%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.17%) Subversion
6 11 (9.32%) CppUnit
7 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.85%) Selenium
8 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 71 (60.17%) Manufacturing
2 41 (34.75%) Marketing
3 15 (12.71%) Automotive
4 5 (4.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (53.39%) Software Engineer
2 36 (30.51%) Lead Software Engineer
3 20 (16.95%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (16.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 18 (15.25%) Hardware Engineer
5 16 (13.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (11.02%) Test Engineer
7 12 (10.17%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (9.32%) Applications Engineer
8 11 (9.32%) Web Applications Engineer
8 11 (9.32%) Web Engineer
9 10 (8.47%) UI Engineer
9 10 (8.47%) UX Engineer
9 10 (8.47%) VHDL Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Design Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) FPGA Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Lead Web Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (53.39%) Spring
2 26 (22.03%) HTML
3 25 (21.19%) HTML5
4 22 (18.64%) COM
5 20 (16.95%) JSON
5 20 (16.95%) RESTful
6 14 (11.86%) CSS
6 14 (11.86%) Node.js
7 5 (4.24%) .NET
8 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.85%) Web Services
9 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (64.41%) Embedded Systems
2 53 (44.92%) CAN bus
3 46 (38.98%) Device Driver
4 27 (22.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 17 (14.41%) Verilog
5 17 (14.41%) VHDL
6 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (9.32%) User Experience
8 2 (1.69%) ASIC
9 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 60 (50.85%) Linux
2 58 (49.15%) Android
2 58 (49.15%) Apple iOS
3 53 (44.92%) FreeRTOS
4 11 (9.32%) Windows
5 2 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (76.27%) Software Engineering
2 75 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (56.78%) Time Management
4 49 (41.53%) Unit Testing
5 48 (40.68%) Technical Leadership
6 47 (39.83%) Cybersecurity
7 32 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (26.27%) Scrum
9 27 (22.88%) Validation
10 25 (21.19%) OO
10 25 (21.19%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (21.19%) TDD
11 20 (16.95%) UML
12 15 (12.71%) System Testing
13 14 (11.86%) MVC
13 14 (11.86%) Software Testing
13 14 (11.86%) Test Automation
13 14 (11.86%) Web Development
14 6 (5.08%) Project Management
14 6 (5.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (67.80%) C#
2 77 (65.25%) C
3 63 (53.39%) Java
4 53 (44.92%) C++
5 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.17%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.69%) SQL
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 80 (67.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP NNM
1 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.85%) SCCM
1 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (50.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.24%) Kaseya
3 2 (1.69%) VMware
4 1 (0.85%) Citrix
4 1 (0.85%) Dell
4 1 (0.85%) HP
4 1 (0.85%) McAfee
4 1 (0.85%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
4 1 (0.85%) Sophos
4 1 (0.85%) Symantec