Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 268 210 266
Rank change year-on-year -58 +56 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 54 148 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 1.25% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 9.68% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44 109 95
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £53,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.64% +32.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £34,500 £38,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £81,250 £59,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.85% -3.53%

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 1,631 1,529 1,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.34% 12.87% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,228 1,262 1,025
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £23,088 £23,554 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -42 44 £65,000 +13.04% 15
Hertfordshire +23 6 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Essex +17 4 - - 2
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Scrum
3 15 (27.78%) Electronics
4 14 (25.93%) Degree
5 13 (24.07%) C++
6 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 11 (20.37%) Internet of Things
7 11 (20.37%) Internet
8 10 (18.52%) Project Management
8 10 (18.52%) C
9 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 9 (16.67%) B2B
9 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 9 (16.67%) Android
9 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (12.96%) Windows
11 7 (12.96%) Linux
11 7 (12.96%) ITIL
11 7 (12.96%) .NET
11 7 (12.96%) Device Driver
11 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (12.96%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
12 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 6 (11.11%) DHCP
12 6 (11.11%) Firewall
13 5 (9.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (7.41%) Simulink
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Internet
2 6 (11.11%) DHCP
2 6 (11.11%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) LAN
3 4 (7.41%) Skype
3 4 (7.41%) Wireless
4 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.70%) 802.15
5 2 (3.70%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.70%) DNS
5 2 (3.70%) HTTP
5 2 (3.70%) IPv6
5 2 (3.70%) Network Security
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) SSL
5 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) VoIP
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
5 2 (3.70%) X.509
5 2 (3.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
1 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Bugzilla
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
1 3 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) Pylint
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 15 (27.78%) Electronics
2 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.70%) Automotive
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 9 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Developer
3 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Firmware Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Hardware Test Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Product Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Product Test Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
1 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.70%) Ajax
2 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) JSON
2 2 (3.70%) Qt
2 2 (3.70%) REST
2 2 (3.70%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Internet of Things
2 7 (12.96%) Device Driver
3 5 (9.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.41%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.70%) BYOD
5 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Handset
5 2 (3.70%) IPTV
5 2 (3.70%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (3.70%) Smart City
5 2 (3.70%) Smart Home
5 2 (3.70%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.70%) STB
5 2 (3.70%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.85%) Verilog
6 1 (1.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Android
1 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Scrum
3 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 10 (18.52%) Project Management
5 9 (16.67%) B2B
5 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.96%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (12.96%) ITIL
7 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
10 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
10 4 (7.41%) Change Management
10 4 (7.41%) Decision-Making
10 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.41%) Information Security
10 4 (7.41%) ITSM
10 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) C++
2 10 (18.52%) C
3 4 (7.41%) Embedded C
3 4 (7.41%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) Delphi
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) IEC 62304
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Xilinx
3 4 (7.41%) Apple
3 4 (7.41%) Fortinet
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) EMC
5 2 (3.70%) Atmel
5 2 (3.70%) McAfee
5 2 (3.70%) Mitel