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

Firmware
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 134 136
Rank change year-on-year +28 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 44 45 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.65% 1.36% 1.31%
As % of the System Software category 15.17% 9.16% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 59 52 48
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 290 491 348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 10.91% 14.83% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 493 748 559
Median salary £35,571 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.63% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £23,000 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £53,950 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 June 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 +14 23 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Northamptonshire +11 11 £30,000 -20.00%
Derbyshire +11 11 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 4 £32,500 -8.45%
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 35 (53.03%) Software Engineering
2 34 (51.52%) Degree
2 34 (51.52%) C
3 30 (45.45%) Electronics
4 27 (40.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 21 (31.82%) C++
6 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
7 16 (24.24%) Wireless
7 16 (24.24%) Device Driver
7 16 (24.24%) Linux
7 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (19.70%) Windows
9 12 (18.18%) C#
9 12 (18.18%) .NET
9 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 11 (16.67%) Python
10 11 (16.67%) EMC
11 10 (15.15%) Xilinx
12 9 (13.64%) Visualisation
12 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (13.64%) VHDL
12 9 (13.64%) Advertising
12 9 (13.64%) Embedded C
12 9 (13.64%) WebSockets
12 9 (13.64%) Schematic Capture
13 8 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (12.12%) FPGA Design
13 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
13 8 (12.12%) LabVIEW
14 7 (10.61%) 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 6 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) Wireless
2 6 (9.09%) Bluetooth
2 6 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (7.58%) ZigBee
4 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.03%) Firewall
5 2 (3.03%) RFID
6 1 (1.52%) DNS
6 1 (1.52%) ISDN
6 1 (1.52%) LAN
6 1 (1.52%) Modbus
6 1 (1.52%) MPLS
6 1 (1.52%) PBX
6 1 (1.52%) RS-232
6 1 (1.52%) SSL
6 1 (1.52%) VoIP
6 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) MySQL
1 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (12.12%) LabVIEW
4 7 (10.61%) JIRA
5 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (45.45%) Electronics
2 9 (13.64%) Advertising
3 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.03%) Finance
6 1 (1.52%) Billing
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Software Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) Embedded Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Firmware Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Embedded Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Embedded Software Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Hardware Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Electronics Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Technical Leader
9 5 (7.58%) C Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Embedded C Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Firmware Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Design Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) .NET
2 9 (13.64%) WebSockets
3 7 (10.61%) HTML
3 7 (10.61%) HTML5
4 6 (9.09%) CSS
5 4 (6.06%) Yocto
6 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.03%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 16 (24.24%) Device Driver
3 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 9 (13.64%) VHDL
5 8 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (7.58%) Smart Home
7 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.55%) Verilog
8 1 (1.52%) CMDB
8 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Windows
3 6 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Software Engineering
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.64%) Schematic Capture
3 9 (13.64%) Visualisation
4 8 (12.12%) FPGA Design
5 7 (10.61%) Memory Management
6 6 (9.09%) Scrum
7 5 (7.58%) Image Processing
7 5 (7.58%) Logistics
7 5 (7.58%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.06%) Physics
9 2 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.03%) Process Management
9 2 (3.03%) Product Management
9 2 (3.03%) SDLC
10 1 (1.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.52%) High Availability
10 1 (1.52%) Line Management
10 1 (1.52%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) C
2 21 (31.82%) C++
3 12 (18.18%) C#
4 11 (16.67%) Python
5 9 (13.64%) Embedded C
6 7 (10.61%) Perl
7 6 (9.09%) PHP
8 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.03%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.03%) SQL
10 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.06%) PhD
4 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) HND
4 1 (1.52%) LPIC
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
1 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) EMC
2 10 (15.15%) Xilinx
3 3 (4.55%) Altera
4 2 (3.03%) Atmel
5 1 (1.52%) Avaya
5 1 (1.52%) BT
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago