Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 226 280
Rank change year-on-year -31 +54 +31
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 85 152 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.74% 1.25% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 9.71% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 66 143 81
East of England median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% +29.41% -3.41%
10th Percentile £37,125 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 1,743 1,566 1,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.15% 12.93% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,272 1,248 1,233
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -47 56 £62,500 +13.64% 22
Hertfordshire +4 18 £65,000 +52.94% 5
Essex +37 9 £38,500 -14.44% 3
Norfolk +20 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Bedfordshire +3 1 £40,000 - 1
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 33 (38.82%) Degree
2 30 (35.29%) C
3 28 (32.94%) C++
4 25 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 19 (22.35%) Electronics
6 18 (21.18%) Software Engineering
7 16 (18.82%) C#
7 16 (18.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (17.65%) Python
9 13 (15.29%) Test Automation
10 12 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (14.12%) .NET
11 11 (12.94%) Windows
11 11 (12.94%) SNMP
11 11 (12.94%) Embedded C
11 11 (12.94%) Scrum
11 11 (12.94%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 9 (10.59%) Robotics
13 9 (10.59%) Ethernet
13 9 (10.59%) SQL
13 9 (10.59%) SAN
13 9 (10.59%) Nanotechnology
14 8 (9.41%) VHDL
15 6 (7.06%) Synopsys
15 6 (7.06%) Image Processing
15 6 (7.06%) Video Processing

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 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Simulink
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) SNMP
2 9 (10.59%) Ethernet
2 9 (10.59%) SAN
3 6 (7.06%) Internet
4 5 (5.88%) LAN
5 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.71%) Wireless
6 2 (2.35%) RS-485
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.18%) Firewall
7 1 (1.18%) WAN
7 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) DB2
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.53%) Pylint
2 3 (3.53%) Subversion
3 2 (2.35%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.35%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.18%) JIRA
4 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (22.35%) Electronics
2 5 (5.88%) Legal
3 4 (4.71%) Finance
4 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 16 (18.82%) Test Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Product Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Architect
7 8 (9.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Product Test Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Software Architect
8 7 (8.24%) Firmware Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.06%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Hardware Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Service Manager
10 5 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
2 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.18%) RESTful
3 1 (1.18%) SOAP
3 1 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.94%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (10.59%) Robotics
5 8 (9.41%) VHDL
6 6 (7.06%) Algorithms
6 6 (7.06%) ASIC
6 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
6 6 (7.06%) Verilog
7 5 (5.88%) Device Driver
7 5 (5.88%) Fat Client
7 5 (5.88%) Internet of Things
7 5 (5.88%) Mainframe
7 5 (5.88%) Thin Client
8 4 (4.71%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.35%) iSeries
9 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.35%) Replication
10 1 (1.18%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Android
3 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.71%) Linux
4 1 (1.18%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Software Engineering
2 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.29%) Test Automation
4 12 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (12.94%) Scrum
6 10 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (10.59%) Nanotechnology
8 6 (7.06%) Computer Vision
8 6 (7.06%) Image Processing
8 6 (7.06%) Machine Learning
8 6 (7.06%) Project Management
8 6 (7.06%) Server Building
8 6 (7.06%) Server Monitoring
8 6 (7.06%) Video Processing
9 5 (5.88%) Change Control
9 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.88%) Physics
9 5 (5.88%) SDLC
9 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) C
2 28 (32.94%) C++
3 16 (18.82%) C#
4 15 (17.65%) Python
5 11 (12.94%) Embedded C
6 9 (10.59%) SQL
7 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.53%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.35%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.35%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.18%) VB
9 1 (1.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (38.82%) Degree
2 16 (18.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.35%) PhD
4 1 (1.18%) CCNA
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.18%) MCITP
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.35%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Cadence
1 6 (7.06%) Synopsys
2 5 (5.88%) Nortel
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.53%) Dell
4 3 (3.53%) HP
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.18%) Apple
6 1 (1.18%) Atmel
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.18%) Renesas
6 1 (1.18%) Siemens
6 1 (1.18%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) Xilinx