The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 112 115 108
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.86% 0.70% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.36% 2.48% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 18
Average salary £38,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.93% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,250 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,650 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Firmware
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
535 525 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.70% 28.10% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 419 453 540
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 Miscellaneous 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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram 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 22 August 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
Milton Keynes -2 14 £42,500 +13.33%
High Wycombe - 2 £35,000 -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (64.29%) C
2 14 (50.00%) C++
2 14 (50.00%) Electronics
3 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (35.71%) Signal Processing
5 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 6 (21.43%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) AIX
9 4 (14.29%) ITIL
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco
9 4 (14.29%) IBM
9 4 (14.29%) HP
9 4 (14.29%) Altera
9 4 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.71%) WinForms
10 3 (10.71%) Wireless
10 3 (10.71%) Degree
10 3 (10.71%) Android
10 3 (10.71%) iPhone
10 3 (10.71%) Atmel
10 3 (10.71%) Embedded C++
10 3 (10.71%) IIS
10 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
10 3 (10.71%) .NET
10 3 (10.71%) SQL

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Wireless
2 2 (7.14%) GPRS
2 2 (7.14%) GSM
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Development Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Development Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) WinForms
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (10.71%) iPhone
4 2 (7.14%) Telematics
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) AIX
4 3 (10.71%) Android
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Signal Processing
1 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.14%) OO
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Video Processing
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C
2 14 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded C++
4 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) Altera
3 3 (10.71%) Atmel
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) F5