Period
to 22 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 201 216
Rank change year-on-year +28 +15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 56 67 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.06% 1.02% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 9.26% 8.60% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 57 68 62
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £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 605 779 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.48% 11.82% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 500 594 498
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 £22,150 £19,425
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £50,000
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 22 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 22 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 +28 25 £40,000 -17.95% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 14 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Northamptonshire +16 8 £40,000 +11.11%
Derbyshire -9 7 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Lincolnshire +7 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 37 (66.07%) C
2 36 (64.29%) Electronics
3 26 (46.43%) C#
3 26 (46.43%) Bluetooth
4 25 (44.64%) Wireless
5 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 22 (39.29%) C++
7 18 (32.14%) Windows
8 17 (30.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 14 (25.00%) Embedded C
10 12 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (21.43%) .NET
10 12 (21.43%) Degree
11 11 (19.64%) Android
12 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
12 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
12 10 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (14.29%) EMC
13 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
13 8 (14.29%) Manufacturing
13 8 (14.29%) Device Driver
13 8 (14.29%) VHDL
14 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (12.50%) Xilinx
14 7 (12.50%) Linux
14 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
14 7 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
15 6 (10.71%) Android Development
15 6 (10.71%) MATLAB
15 6 (10.71%) Python

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 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Simulink
2 1 (1.79%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 26 (46.43%) Bluetooth
2 25 (44.64%) Wireless
3 10 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (14.29%) 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%) Modbus
8 1 (1.79%) MPLS
8 1 (1.79%) PBX
8 1 (1.79%) RFID
8 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) 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 36 (64.29%) Electronics
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.71%) Finance
5 5 (8.93%) Advertising
6 2 (3.57%) Military
7 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.79%) Automotive
7 1 (1.79%) Billing
7 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Design Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Technical Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) WebSockets
3 1 (1.79%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 8 (14.29%) VHDL
4 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.14%) Internet of Things
5 4 (7.14%) Optoelectronics
6 3 (5.36%) Verilog
7 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.79%) BBC
7 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Android
3 7 (12.50%) Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) AIX
7 1 (1.79%) HPUX
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
2 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (10.71%) Android Development
4 5 (8.93%) FPGA Design
4 5 (8.93%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.14%) Process Management
6 3 (5.36%) Memory Management
6 3 (5.36%) SDLC
6 3 (5.36%) Validation
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
8 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.79%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) C
2 26 (46.43%) C#
3 22 (39.29%) C++
4 14 (25.00%) 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
7 3 (5.36%) SQL
8 1 (1.79%) Ada
8 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) Go
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 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
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) EMC
2 7 (12.50%) Xilinx
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.57%) Altera
6 1 (1.79%) Avaya
6 1 (1.79%) BT
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) VMware