Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 127 169
Rank change year-on-year -3 +42 -26
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.59% 0.94% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 4.69% 7.67% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 4
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £32,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £48,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +5.56%

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 256 287 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.58% 12.25% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 237 240 311
West Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,250 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in West Sussex over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 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 -17 9 £42,500 +13.33%
Crawley +21 2 £42,500 -5.56%
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 (100.00%) C
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C
3 9 (75.00%) C++
4 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++
7 2 (16.67%) EMC
7 2 (16.67%) Electronics
7 2 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (8.33%) Avionics
8 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (8.33%) Validation
8 1 (8.33%) Perl
8 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (8.33%) Progress
8 1 (8.33%) Fortran

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (50.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 6 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
2 11 (91.67%) Embedded C
3 9 (75.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) Fortran
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Progress