Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 126 132
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 7 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.50% 0.66% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 5.65% 8.54% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 12
Essex median annual salary £53,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.33% -11.76% -2.30%
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +37.50% -10.11% +2.30%

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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 124 164 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.87% 7.72% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 107 121 199
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +31.75% -17.65%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,050 £55,000 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +9.09% +2.67%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Essex

Firmware
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Essex

Firmware
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 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
Witham - 3 £53,000 -
Brentwood +29 2 - -
Firmware
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Automotive
3 3 (42.86%) Physics
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) OrCAD
4 1 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (14.29%) MISRA C
4 1 (14.29%) MISRA
4 1 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) iSeries
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
4 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Redmine
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Trac
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
4 1 (14.29%) STB
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (14.29%) SQL

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (14.29%) Redmine
1 1 (14.29%) Trac
General
1 3 (42.86%) Automotive
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
1 1 (14.29%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Physics
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
1 1 (14.29%) MISRA
1 1 (14.29%) MISRA C