Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 171 204
Rank change year-on-year +16 +33 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 74 87 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.44% 1.34% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 12.29% 10.25% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 87 93 70
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 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -1.23%

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 602 849 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.72% 13.11% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 518 689 554
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £19,075
90th Percentile £53,750 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +32 37 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Northamptonshire +8 18 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Derbyshire -4 12 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 11 £48,750 +39.29% 3
Lincolnshire +15 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 49 (66.22%) C
2 47 (63.51%) Electronics
3 33 (44.59%) Software Engineering
4 29 (39.19%) C#
5 28 (37.84%) C++
5 28 (37.84%) Degree
6 26 (35.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 25 (33.78%) Wireless
8 23 (31.08%) Bluetooth
9 20 (27.03%) Windows
10 19 (25.68%) Embedded C
10 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
11 17 (22.97%) .NET
12 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (20.27%) Device Driver
13 13 (17.57%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (16.22%) Computer Science
14 12 (16.22%) EMC
14 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
15 11 (14.86%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (14.86%) Linux
16 10 (13.51%) Python
16 10 (13.51%) Advertising
16 10 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (13.51%) Visualisation
16 10 (13.51%) VHDL
16 10 (13.51%) WebSockets
17 9 (12.16%) Android
17 9 (12.16%) Manufacturing
18 8 (10.81%) Xilinx

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 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.70%) Simulink
3 1 (1.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) Wireless
2 23 (31.08%) Bluetooth
3 11 (14.86%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (9.46%) Ethernet
5 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.76%) ZigBee
6 4 (5.41%) RS-232
7 3 (4.05%) 4G
7 3 (4.05%) GSM
8 2 (2.70%) 2G
8 2 (2.70%) 3G
8 2 (2.70%) Firewall
8 2 (2.70%) Internet
9 1 (1.35%) ISDN
9 1 (1.35%) LAN
9 1 (1.35%) MPLS
9 1 (1.35%) PBX
9 1 (1.35%) RFID
9 1 (1.35%) VoIP
9 1 (1.35%) WAN
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.11%) LabVIEW
4 5 (6.76%) JIRA
5 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (63.51%) Electronics
2 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 10 (13.51%) Advertising
4 9 (12.16%) Manufacturing
5 6 (8.11%) Finance
6 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.70%) Military
7 1 (1.35%) Billing
7 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Firmware Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Software Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Developer
4 10 (13.51%) C Software Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Electronics Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Embedded Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Embedded Software Developer
5 9 (12.16%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Architect
7 5 (6.76%) C Developer
7 5 (6.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Embedded C Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Technical Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) .NET
2 10 (13.51%) WebSockets
3 4 (5.41%) Yocto
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (20.27%) Device Driver
3 13 (17.57%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (16.22%) Computer Science
5 10 (13.51%) VHDL
6 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
7 3 (4.05%) Smart Home
8 2 (2.70%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.70%) Verilog
9 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.35%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.35%) BBC
9 1 (1.35%) CMDB
9 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Linux
3 9 (12.16%) Android
4 7 (9.46%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Software Engineering
2 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.51%) Visualisation
4 8 (10.81%) FPGA Design
4 8 (10.81%) Schematic Capture
5 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.76%) Image Processing
6 5 (6.76%) Memory Management
7 4 (5.41%) Android Development
7 4 (5.41%) Mathematics
7 4 (5.41%) Physics
7 4 (5.41%) Process Management
7 4 (5.41%) Scrum
8 3 (4.05%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (4.05%) Logistics
8 3 (4.05%) Supply Chain Management
9 2 (2.70%) Digital Signal Processing
9 2 (2.70%) SDLC
9 2 (2.70%) Signal Processing
9 2 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (66.22%) C
2 29 (39.19%) C#
3 28 (37.84%) C++
4 19 (25.68%) Embedded C
5 10 (13.51%) Python
6 6 (8.11%) MATLAB
7 5 (6.76%) Perl
8 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.41%) Java
8 4 (5.41%) VB
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.70%) SQL
10 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (37.84%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.76%) HND
4 4 (5.41%) PhD
5 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.35%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) DO-254
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) MISRA
2 1 (1.35%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
1 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) EMC
2 8 (10.81%) Xilinx
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Xamarin
4 4 (5.41%) Altera
5 2 (2.70%) Atmel
6 1 (1.35%) Avaya
6 1 (1.35%) BT
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.35%) VMware