Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 111 123
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.89% 0.48% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 5.91% 5.07% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Essex median annual salary £38,500 £53,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.36% +41.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £42,500 £31,350
90th Percentile £40,250 £53,000 £42,000
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +37.50% -9.09%

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 186 138 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.06% 9.51% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 129 121 124
Essex median annual salary £31,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +8.43% +28.68%
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +9.09%

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 14 November 2018. 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
Basildon - 5 - - 1
Colchester - 5 £38,500 -
Brentwood +7 1 - -
Firmware
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
1 5 (45.45%) SNMP
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
1 5 (45.45%) Nortel
1 5 (45.45%) Simulink
1 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
1 5 (45.45%) Legal
1 5 (45.45%) Xilinx
1 5 (45.45%) WSUS
1 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
1 5 (45.45%) Change Control
1 5 (45.45%) Software Deployment
1 5 (45.45%) Storage Management
2 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 4 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (36.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Teamcenter
2 4 (36.36%) MATLAB
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) iSeries
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing

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 5 (45.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Ethernet
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Service Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
1 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
1 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
2 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 4 (36.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (9.09%) iSeries
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Control
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Software Deployment
1 5 (45.45%) Storage Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) MATLAB
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Nortel
1 5 (45.45%) Xilinx
2 1 (9.09%) IBM