The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 88 59 110
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +51
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 20 69 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.37% 3.85% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 10.42% 40.12% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 65 16
Average salary £54,500 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.73% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,937 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -2.65%
Firmware
Cambridgeshire

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

System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
192 172 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.11% 9.59% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 140 141 138
Average salary £38,564 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.83% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Firmware
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Cambridge

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 28 (56.00%) C
2 26 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 25 (50.00%) C++
4 19 (38.00%) Degree
5 15 (30.00%) Python
6 13 (26.00%) Electronics
7 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
7 11 (22.00%) Algorithms
8 10 (20.00%) Physics
8 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 9 (18.00%) Linux
9 9 (18.00%) C#
9 9 (18.00%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (16.00%) Java
10 8 (16.00%) Device Driver
11 7 (14.00%) MATLAB
11 7 (14.00%) Wireless
11 7 (14.00%) Assembly Language
11 7 (14.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (12.00%) Android
12 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (12.00%) Windows
12 6 (12.00%) Military
13 5 (10.00%) VHDL
13 5 (10.00%) Verilog
13 5 (10.00%) .NET
13 5 (10.00%) Ethernet
13 5 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
13 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
14 4 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (4.00%) CloudStack
1 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Wireless
2 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.00%) VLAN
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) SSL
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) 802.11
6 1 (2.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) GCC
2 2 (4.00%) GDB
2 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 13 (26.00%) Electronics
2 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.00%) Military
4 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.00%) Automotive
5 2 (4.00%) Finance
6 1 (2.00%) Games
6 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Embedded Software Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Graduate
7 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Principal Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) WinForms
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
1 11 (22.00%) Algorithms
2 10 (20.00%) Physics
3 9 (18.00%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (16.00%) Device Driver
5 7 (14.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (10.00%) VHDL
6 5 (10.00%) Verilog
6 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (8.00%) User Experience
7 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (6.00%) Chemistry
8 3 (6.00%) Mechatronics
8 3 (6.00%) Telematics
9 2 (4.00%) Open Source
9 2 (4.00%) Cryptography
10 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
10 1 (2.00%) Data Conversion
10 1 (2.00%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Android
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) OpenWrt
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (8.00%) Android Development
3 4 (8.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (6.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.00%) Information Security
5 2 (4.00%) Web Services Management
6 1 (2.00%) Scrum
6 1 (2.00%) CAD
6 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C
2 25 (50.00%) C++
3 15 (30.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) C#
5 8 (16.00%) Java
6 7 (14.00%) MATLAB
6 7 (14.00%) Assembly Language
7 4 (8.00%) PHP
7 4 (8.00%) SQL
8 3 (6.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (6.00%) VBA
8 3 (6.00%) Perl
9 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) PhD
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (4.00%) Imperva
2 2 (4.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (4.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) EMC
3 1 (2.00%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.00%) Altera
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
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Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
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Salary: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 12 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: to £58,000 DOE + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago