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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
South East / East Sussex
Rank 87 77 113
Rank change year-on-year -10 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.22% 1.85% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% 15.38% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 1
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% -  
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 East Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 52 117 141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 5.76% 12.01% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 116 114
Median salary £42,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.57% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 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 3 months to 27 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
Brighton -10 2 £48,750 +2.63%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 7 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) CPLD
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development

Firmware
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Audio Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) CPLD
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C