Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 102 123
Rank change year-on-year +16 +21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.83% 0.83% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 6.21% 7.74% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 14
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.00% +17.65%
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 145 155 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 13.40% 10.70% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 109 130 167
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% -14.10% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,150
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,250 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -8.72%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Northamptonshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Northamptonshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Northamptonshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Towcester - 6 £40,000 -
Northampton +17 2 £35,000 -2.78%
Wellingborough - 1 £35,000 -
Firmware
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 8 (88.89%) Electronics
2 7 (77.78%) C
3 6 (66.67%) MATLAB
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 4 (44.44%) HND
5 4 (44.44%) VB
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) LabWindows
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) RS-232
5 4 (44.44%) Optoelectronics
6 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (22.22%) DO-254
7 2 (22.22%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
7 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Altera
7 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
7 2 (22.22%) EMC
7 2 (22.22%) Simulink
7 2 (22.22%) C++
7 2 (22.22%) Python
7 2 (22.22%) Military

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (22.22%) Simulink
2 1 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) RS-232
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (88.89%) Electronics
2 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Optoelectronics
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (22.22%) VHDL
4 1 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
4 1 (11.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (22.22%) FPGA Design
2 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
2 6 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 5 (55.56%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 2 (22.22%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) HND
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) DO-254
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Altera
2 2 (22.22%) EMC