Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 121 134
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 +32
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.24% 0.54% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 3.16% 6.96% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 17
East Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +90.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £50,000 £48,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -7.37% +7.95%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 158 158 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.57% 7.83% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 146 156 176
East Sussex median annual salary £44,500 £36,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.09% +0.68% +8.96%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in East Sussex

Firmware
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Firmware in East Sussex

Firmware
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 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
Brighton -13 2 £50,000 -
Hove - 1 £62,500 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (40.00%) CPLD
3 2 (40.00%) Lua
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) EAM
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Audio Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) FPGA Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CPLD
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) EAM
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Lua
2 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA