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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 180 184 201
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 30 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.61% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 4.73% 4.29% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 20
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
634 793 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.70% 14.28% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 457 531 624
Average salary £39,000 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
Newbury - 13 £40,000 -
Reading -12 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 20 (55.56%) Degree
2 18 (50.00%) C++
3 15 (41.67%) Firewall
3 15 (41.67%) LAN
3 15 (41.67%) WAN
3 15 (41.67%) VPN
3 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 14 (38.89%) 802.1X
4 14 (38.89%) Wireless
4 14 (38.89%) Project Management
5 12 (33.33%) DNS
5 12 (33.33%) VoIP
5 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (30.56%) Algorithms
6 11 (30.56%) Meraki
6 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (30.56%) DHCP
6 11 (30.56%) SSL
6 11 (30.56%) Cisco
6 11 (30.56%) CCNA
6 11 (30.56%) Manufacturing
6 11 (30.56%) IPsec
6 11 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (30.56%) Internet
6 11 (30.56%) 802.11
6 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (27.78%) Linux
7 10 (27.78%) TeamCity
7 10 (27.78%) JIRA
7 10 (27.78%) Multithreading

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.78%) Lync
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) LAN
1 15 (41.67%) WAN
1 15 (41.67%) VPN
1 15 (41.67%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) Wireless
3 12 (33.33%) DNS
3 12 (33.33%) VoIP
4 11 (30.56%) DHCP
4 11 (30.56%) SSL
4 11 (30.56%) Internet
4 11 (30.56%) 802.11
4 11 (30.56%) IPsec
4 11 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.33%) ADSL
5 3 (8.33%) VLAN
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) Skype
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Subversion
1 10 (27.78%) JIRA
1 10 (27.78%) TeamCity
2 5 (13.89%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (30.56%) Manufacturing
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Electronics
4 2 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Software Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Administrator
2 12 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (33.33%) Network Administrator
3 9 (25.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Real Time Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Software Quality Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (30.56%) Algorithms
3 10 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.56%) CMDB
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) VHDL
5 1 (2.78%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) HPUX
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (38.89%) Project Management
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
4 7 (19.44%) Release Management
5 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Software Architecture
5 5 (13.89%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) UML
6 3 (8.33%) B2B
7 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.78%) Signal Processing
8 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.78%) ERP
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL
8 1 (2.78%) Change Management
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) C++
2 9 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 9 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 8 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Degree
2 11 (30.56%) CCNA
2 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco
1 11 (30.56%) Meraki
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) EMC
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.78%) Xilinx
5 1 (2.78%) Altera
5 1 (2.78%) Avaya
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago