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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
England / East of England
Rank 170 221 217
Rank change year-on-year +51 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 72 44 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.18% 0.60% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 4.79% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 36
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,400 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 720 918 1097
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 11.79% 12.47% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 544 735 854
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,300
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +65 66 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Hertfordshire +18 10 £50,000 +66.66%
Suffolk +16 4 £50,000 +132.55%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 of England region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 66 (61.11%) C
2 50 (46.30%) Python
3 45 (41.67%) Degree
4 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (33.33%) C++
6 35 (32.41%) Wireless
7 32 (29.63%) Mathematics
8 31 (28.70%) Electronics
8 31 (28.70%) Linux
9 28 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
11 22 (20.37%) Perl
12 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
13 20 (18.52%) Configuration Management
14 16 (14.81%) Jenkins
14 16 (14.81%) Bluetooth
14 16 (14.81%) Computer Science
15 15 (13.89%) Test Scripting
15 15 (13.89%) Test Automation
16 14 (12.96%) Telecoms
17 13 (12.04%) Automated Testing
17 13 (12.04%) Embedded C
17 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (10.19%) Mentoring
18 11 (10.19%) Ethernet
18 11 (10.19%) Scrum
19 10 (9.26%) Computer Architecture
19 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
19 10 (9.26%) POSIX
19 10 (9.26%) Embedded Software Development

Firmware
Top Related 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 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) OrCAD
2 5 (4.63%) Simulink
3 3 (2.78%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (32.41%) Wireless
2 28 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (14.81%) Bluetooth
4 11 (10.19%) Ethernet
5 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.41%) ZigBee
7 7 (6.48%) Internet
8 4 (3.70%) HTTP
9 3 (2.78%) CDMA
9 3 (2.78%) Software-Defined Radio
9 3 (2.78%) TDMA
10 2 (1.85%) 3G
10 2 (1.85%) SSL
11 1 (0.93%) ADSL
11 1 (0.93%) Broadband
11 1 (0.93%) GSM
11 1 (0.93%) LAN
11 1 (0.93%) LTE
11 1 (0.93%) MPLS
11 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) DB2
2 2 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.85%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (28.70%) Electronics
2 14 (12.96%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (38.89%) Embedded Engineer
2 32 (29.63%) Firmware Engineer
3 17 (15.74%) Development Engineer
3 17 (15.74%) Software Engineer
4 16 (14.81%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Systems Test Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Test Development Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Test Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) Developer
8 10 (9.26%) Graduate
8 10 (9.26%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (6.48%) Project Manager
11 6 (5.56%) Design Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) POSIX
2 3 (2.78%) HTML
2 3 (2.78%) Yocto
3 2 (1.85%) CSS
3 2 (1.85%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.85%) Middleware
3 2 (1.85%) SOAP
3 2 (1.85%) UDDI
3 2 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.85%) XML
3 2 (1.85%) XML Schema
3 2 (1.85%) XSLT
4 1 (0.93%) .NET
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.93%) REST
4 1 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.48%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.48%) Internet of Things
5 6 (5.56%) iSeries
6 5 (4.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (4.63%) Smart Home
6 5 (4.63%) Verilog
7 4 (3.70%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.78%) VHDL
9 2 (1.85%) DataPower
9 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.85%) Robotics
10 1 (0.93%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Linux
2 8 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (1.85%) AIX
4 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.93%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.63%) Mathematics
3 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
4 20 (18.52%) Configuration Management
5 15 (13.89%) Test Automation
5 15 (13.89%) Test Scripting
6 13 (12.04%) Automated Testing
7 11 (10.19%) Mentoring
7 11 (10.19%) Scrum
8 10 (9.26%) Computer Architecture
8 10 (9.26%) Embedded Software Development
9 9 (8.33%) Physics
10 8 (7.41%) ITIL
11 7 (6.48%) Digital Signal Processing
11 7 (6.48%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.48%) Signal Processing
12 6 (5.56%) Change Management
12 6 (5.56%) Performance Management
13 5 (4.63%) Linux Kernel Development
13 5 (4.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 66 (61.11%) C
2 50 (46.30%) Python
3 36 (33.33%) C++
4 22 (20.37%) Perl
5 13 (12.04%) Embedded C
6 9 (8.33%) Assembly Language
7 8 (7.41%) SQL
8 7 (6.48%) Java
9 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.63%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.78%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.85%) C#
11 2 (1.85%) XPath
12 1 (0.93%) Tcl
12 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (41.67%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) PhD
3 7 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.85%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 4 (3.70%) Atmel
1 4 (3.70%) Xilinx
2 3 (2.78%) Cadence
2 3 (2.78%) EMC
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.85%) IBM
3 2 (1.85%) Intel
3 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.93%) Draytek
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