Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 148 146
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.84% 0.69% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 7.59% 5.94% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 18
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% +12.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,800 £26,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +8.64%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 237 303 501
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 11.01% 11.69% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 218 259 461
West Sussex median annual salary £35,625 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.94% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in West Sussex

Firmware
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Firmware in West Sussex

Firmware
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Horsham +6 8 £35,000 -
Worthing -22 4 £45,000 -
Crawley +4 3 £35,000 -10.26% 1
Bognor Regis -1 1 - -
Gatwick -4 1 £35,000 -44.00%
Haywards Heath - 1 £35,000 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) C
3 9 (50.00%) C++
3 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) Embedded C
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
8 3 (16.67%) Validation
8 3 (16.67%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) VoIP
8 3 (16.67%) Fortran
8 3 (16.67%) Progress
8 3 (16.67%) Avionics
8 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
8 3 (16.67%) Security Patching
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) SCSM
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Mathematics

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 3 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) ZigBee
3 1 (5.56%) 3G
3 1 (5.56%) 4G
3 1 (5.56%) ADSL
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) PSTN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 3 (16.67%) Avionics
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Embedded Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Firmware Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Qt
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 3 (16.67%) Threat Detection
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) Embedded C
4 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
5 3 (16.67%) Fortran
5 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCSM
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Progress
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
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