Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 118 141
Rank change year-on-year +3 +23 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.42% 0.67% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 3.95% 8.33% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Essex median annual salary £53,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.33% +25.00% -35.14%
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 152 156 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.76% 8.02% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134 109 240
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +38.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £23,653 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,808 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -

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 19 February 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
Brentwood +27 3 - -
Witham -12 3 £53,000 -
Firmware
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Redmine
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Trac
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (33.33%) STB
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Broadband
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Redmine
1 2 (33.33%) Trac
General
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) STB
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Physics
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree