The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 217 207 216
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 2.12% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 11
Average salary £60,000 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.72% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £39,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Firmware
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
788 755 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.26% 13.63% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 697 582 581
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Berkshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 3 £67,500 +31.70%
Newbury +17 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Slough -4 1 £82,500 +94.11%
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 - 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 17 (40.48%) Electronics
3 16 (38.10%) EMC
4 14 (33.33%) C++
4 14 (33.33%) Cisco
4 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (30.95%) Unix
5 13 (30.95%) Internet
5 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (30.95%) VMware
6 12 (28.57%) C
6 12 (28.57%) Algorithms
7 11 (26.19%) Wireless
7 11 (26.19%) Manufacturing
8 10 (23.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (21.43%) Altera
9 9 (21.43%) Change Control
9 9 (21.43%) Schematic Capture
9 9 (21.43%) Xilinx
9 9 (21.43%) VHDL
9 9 (21.43%) Windows
10 8 (19.05%) Perl
10 8 (19.05%) Firewall
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
11 7 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (16.67%) Internet of Things
11 7 (16.67%) EMC VNX
11 7 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
11 7 (16.67%) 802.1X
11 7 (16.67%) Line Management

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) Apache
1 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) IaaS
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Internet
2 11 (26.19%) Wireless
3 8 (19.05%) Firewall
4 7 (16.67%) DNS
4 7 (16.67%) LAN
4 7 (16.67%) NAS
4 7 (16.67%) SAN
4 7 (16.67%) VoIP
4 7 (16.67%) VPN
4 7 (16.67%) WAN
4 7 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (14.29%) 802.11
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (14.29%) IPsec
5 6 (14.29%) SSL
6 5 (11.90%) DHCP
7 4 (9.52%) Bluetooth
8 2 (4.76%) AMQP
8 2 (4.76%) MQTT
8 2 (4.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (40.48%) Electronics
2 11 (26.19%) Manufacturing
3 8 (19.05%) Finance
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.14%) Banking
6 2 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Firmware Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Firmware Developer
3 8 (19.05%) FPGA Developer
3 8 (19.05%) FPGA Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Administrator
4 7 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Network Administrator
4 7 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (14.29%) Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Cloud Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IoT Architect
7 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (9.52%) RESTful
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) XMPP
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 10 (23.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (21.43%) VHDL
5 7 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (16.67%) EMC VNX
5 7 (16.67%) Internet of Things
5 7 (16.67%) Replication
6 6 (14.29%) Clustering
7 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
9 1 (2.38%) iPad
9 1 (2.38%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Unix
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Change Control
1 9 (21.43%) Schematic Capture
2 7 (16.67%) ETL
2 7 (16.67%) Line Management
2 7 (16.67%) Project Management
2 7 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.29%) High Availability
3 6 (14.29%) Use Case
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) BDD
5 4 (9.52%) Data Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) Kanban
5 4 (9.52%) Product Management
5 4 (9.52%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.14%) Validation
7 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C++
2 12 (28.57%) C
3 8 (19.05%) Perl
4 5 (11.90%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) Embedded C++
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) CCNA
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) SRDF
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) EMC VPLEX
1 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) EMC
2 14 (33.33%) Cisco
3 13 (30.95%) VMware
4 9 (21.43%) Altera
4 9 (21.43%) Xilinx
5 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 6 (14.29%) Brocade
6 6 (14.29%) HP
6 6 (14.29%) Meraki
7 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.38%) Avaya
8 1 (2.38%) Dell
8 1 (2.38%) Freescale
8 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.38%) Juniper
8 1 (2.38%) Nortel
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