The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 121 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% 0.73% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 6.97% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 18
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £36,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £52,500 £45,000
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 Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
221 201 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.15% 10.49% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 151 151 260
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,720
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
High Wycombe +1 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Milton Keynes -1 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (65.00%) C
2 11 (55.00%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (55.00%) Electronics
3 10 (50.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (50.00%) Signal Processing
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.00%) XAML
7 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
7 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
7 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) WPF
7 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Development Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Development Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 10 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C
2 10 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.00%) XAML
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco