Period
to 21 July 2018

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

Firmware
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 140 148
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.52% 0.84% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 6.71% 7.59% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 13
West Sussex median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +8.97% +11.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £36,800
90th Percentile £53,375 £47,500 £47,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 West Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 164 237 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.75% 11.00% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 146 218 259
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £35,625 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.30% -10.94% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in West Sussex over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram 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 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
Crawley +21 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Gatwick +17 2 £42,500 +21.43%
Horsham -9 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Chichester - 1 £37,500 -
Firmware
South East

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

1 5 (45.45%) C
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
3 3 (27.27%) Simulink
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) Physics
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (27.27%) Signal Processing
3 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
3 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (18.18%) API Design
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Confluence
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Simulink
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
2 1 (9.09%) SMTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Algorithm Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Radar Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Product Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Software Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Software Product Manager
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
3 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (9.09%) Robotics
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Signal Processing
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
1 3 (27.27%) Physics
1 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (27.27%) Signal Processing
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) API Design
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) User Stories
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
2 4 (36.36%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HP ASE
2 1 (9.09%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Aruba
1 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
1 1 (9.09%) Capita
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
1 1 (9.09%) VMware