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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 206 189 195
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.45% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 1.79% 3.44% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 28
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
616 727 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.07% 13.18% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 443 535 555
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
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 27 May 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
Reading -19 8 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Newbury +7 3 - - 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Degree
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) UNIX
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) C++
5 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
6 9 (34.62%) C#
7 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
8 7 (26.92%) EMC
8 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
8 7 (26.92%) UML
8 7 (26.92%) PhD
8 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (26.92%) Release Management
8 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
8 7 (26.92%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (26.92%) SDLC
9 6 (23.08%) SLA
9 6 (23.08%) Project Management
9 6 (23.08%) HP
10 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
10 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
10 5 (19.23%) AIX
10 5 (19.23%) HPUX
10 5 (19.23%) Solaris
10 5 (19.23%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (19.23%) CMDB

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) ADSL
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.54%) VPN
1 3 (11.54%) VLAN
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) Wireless
2 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
2 2 (7.69%) tcpdump
2 2 (7.69%) snoop
3 1 (3.85%) FWSM
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
1 7 (26.92%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (11.54%) LabVIEW
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Operations Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
1 5 (19.23%) CMDB
2 4 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (11.54%) Smart Meter
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.69%) VHDL
5 1 (3.85%) Verilog
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) UNIX
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) AIX
4 5 (19.23%) HPUX
4 5 (19.23%) Solaris
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Release Management
2 7 (26.92%) UML
2 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
2 7 (26.92%) SDLC
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) B2B
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C++
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) VC++
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) PhD
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) iptables
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) EMC
3 6 (23.08%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 2 (7.69%) Foundry
6 2 (7.69%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) Xilinx
7 1 (3.85%) Egenera
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) Altera
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Sun
7 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago