Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 227 249
Rank change year-on-year -27 +22 +33
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 74 124 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.70% 1.07% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 4.31% 8.03% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 55 111 112
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +43.75% -8.05%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £63,750 £54,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% 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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,716 1,544 1,451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.19% 13.32% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,269 1,285 1,179
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +7.79%
10th Percentile £23,225 £23,500 £22,200
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,950
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 of England

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the East of England

Firmware
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware in the East of England.

Salary trend for Firmware in the East of England

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the East of England

Firmware
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Cambridgeshire -34 50 £65,000 +13.04% 35
Essex +33 13 £38,500 -14.44% 5
Hertfordshire +6 10 £67,500 +68.75% 6
Norfolk +13 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 of England region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) Degree
3 19 (25.68%) Scrum
4 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
5 15 (20.27%) Electronics
6 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
6 14 (18.92%) C++
6 14 (18.92%) .NET
7 13 (17.57%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (14.86%) C
8 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
8 11 (14.86%) Android
9 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (13.51%) Device Driver
10 9 (12.16%) LAN
10 9 (12.16%) SNMP
10 9 (12.16%) SLA
10 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
11 8 (10.81%) SAN
11 8 (10.81%) Project Management
11 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.46%) Ethernet
12 7 (9.46%) B2B
12 7 (9.46%) C#
12 7 (9.46%) SQL
12 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
12 7 (9.46%) Linux
12 7 (9.46%) Internet
12 7 (9.46%) Active Directory

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (6.76%) Simulink
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) LAN
1 9 (12.16%) SNMP
2 8 (10.81%) SAN
3 7 (9.46%) Ethernet
3 7 (9.46%) Internet
4 4 (5.41%) DHCP
4 4 (5.41%) Firewall
4 4 (5.41%) Skype
4 4 (5.41%) Wireless
5 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.70%) DNS
6 2 (2.70%) Network Security
6 2 (2.70%) VoIP
6 2 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) DB2
2 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.41%) Pylint
2 4 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.70%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.35%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (20.27%) Electronics
2 5 (6.76%) Legal
3 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Developer
1 14 (18.92%) Test Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) .NET Developer
3 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Product Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Product Test Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Service Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Hardware Test Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) .NET
2 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.35%) RESTful
3 1 (1.35%) SOAP
3 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.51%) Device Driver
3 7 (9.46%) Internet of Things
4 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.76%) Fat Client
5 5 (6.76%) Mainframe
5 5 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.76%) Thin Client
6 4 (5.41%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.70%) BYOD
7 2 (2.70%) Handset
7 2 (2.70%) iSeries
7 2 (2.70%) Replication
7 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Android
1 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 6 (8.11%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) Scrum
3 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
4 13 (17.57%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.81%) Project Management
7 7 (9.46%) B2B
7 7 (9.46%) Change Control
7 7 (9.46%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.11%) SDLC
8 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.76%) ITIL
9 5 (6.76%) Physics
9 5 (6.76%) Software Deployment
9 5 (6.76%) Storage Management
10 4 (5.41%) OOP
10 4 (5.41%) Organisational Learning
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) C++
2 11 (14.86%) C
3 7 (9.46%) C#
3 7 (9.46%) SQL
4 6 (8.11%) Python
5 5 (6.76%) Embedded C
6 4 (5.41%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.70%) Assembly Language
7 2 (2.70%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (29.73%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) MOS
3 2 (2.70%) PhD
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.70%) IEC 62304
3 2 (2.70%) ISO 13485
3 2 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (1.35%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) BitLocker
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.70%) PowerHA
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) WSUS
2 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Nortel
2 5 (6.76%) Xilinx
3 4 (5.41%) Fortinet
3 4 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.70%) Apple
4 2 (2.70%) IBM
4 2 (2.70%) McAfee
4 2 (2.70%) Mitel
5 1 (1.35%) Atmel
5 1 (1.35%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.35%) Renesas
5 1 (1.35%) Siemens
5 1 (1.35%) Xamarin