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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 114 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.67% 0.23% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 6.15% 1.79% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 18
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
195 224 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.94% 12.76% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 145 159 171
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,408 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 5 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
Milton Keynes -3 10 £45,000 +28.57%
High Wycombe +3 1 - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (77.27%) EMC
2 25 (56.82%) Electronics
2 25 (56.82%) C
3 20 (45.45%) Embedded C
4 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
5 17 (38.64%) Assembly Language
5 17 (38.64%) RFID
5 17 (38.64%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (38.64%) RS-232
5 17 (38.64%) RS-485
6 15 (34.09%) NAS
6 15 (34.09%) Replication
6 15 (34.09%) SAN
6 15 (34.09%) ETL
7 14 (31.82%) SRDF
7 14 (31.82%) EMC VNX
7 14 (31.82%) EMC VMAX
7 14 (31.82%) EMC VPLEX
8 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
9 12 (27.27%) VMware
9 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (27.27%) Brocade
9 12 (27.27%) Cisco
9 12 (27.27%) Unix
9 12 (27.27%) Windows
9 12 (27.27%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (13.64%) Line Management
13 5 (11.36%) Low Latency

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
2 17 (38.64%) RFID
2 17 (38.64%) RS-232
2 17 (38.64%) RS-485
3 15 (34.09%) NAS
3 15 (34.09%) SAN
4 3 (6.82%) Wireless
4 3 (6.82%) ZigBee
5 2 (4.55%) Bluetooth
5 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
General
1 25 (56.82%) Electronics
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Embedded Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) Storage Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) EMC Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Embedded C Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Software Engineer
5 10 (22.73%) Assembler Software Engineer
5 10 (22.73%) C Software Engineer
5 10 (22.73%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Firmware Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Developer
8 5 (11.36%) C Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Embedded C Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Embedded Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Systems Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
11 1 (2.27%) Security Engineer
11 1 (2.27%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
1 1 (2.27%) Ember.js
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (34.09%) Replication
3 14 (31.82%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (31.82%) EMC VNX
4 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (11.36%) Clustering
6 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.55%) Device Driver
6 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (4.55%) VHDL
7 1 (2.27%) Arduino
7 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.27%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Unix
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ETL
2 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
3 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (13.64%) Line Management
5 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.36%) Low Latency
5 5 (11.36%) UML
6 2 (4.55%) Android Development
6 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) C
2 20 (45.45%) Embedded C
3 17 (38.64%) Assembly Language
4 5 (11.36%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) SRDF
2 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) EMC
2 12 (27.27%) Brocade
2 12 (27.27%) Cisco
2 12 (27.27%) VMware