The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 59 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 68 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.74% 0.80% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.76% 2.42% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 64 15 26
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
776 662 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.73% 33.02% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 625 540 626
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Firmware
Cambridgeshire

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 Miscellaneous 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 18 April 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 40 (50.00%) C
2 38 (47.50%) Degree
3 36 (45.00%) Python
4 27 (33.75%) Perl
5 26 (32.50%) Software Engineering
5 26 (32.50%) Electronics
6 22 (27.50%) Wi-Fi
6 22 (27.50%) Wireless
6 22 (27.50%) Bluetooth
7 21 (26.25%) Linux
7 21 (26.25%) TCP/IP
8 19 (23.75%) Assembly Language
8 19 (23.75%) C++
8 19 (23.75%) Mathematics
9 16 (20.00%) Validation
10 15 (18.75%) Scrum
11 14 (17.50%) Device Driver
11 14 (17.50%) LAN
12 13 (16.25%) Windows
12 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
12 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
12 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.25%) ASIC
12 13 (16.25%) Test Automation
12 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
13 12 (15.00%) NAS
14 11 (13.75%) Software Architecture
14 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (13.75%) Embedded Systems
14 11 (13.75%) DNS

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.00%) Lync
4 7 (8.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (8.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Office
2 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.50%) Wi-Fi
1 22 (27.50%) Wireless
1 22 (27.50%) Bluetooth
2 21 (26.25%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.50%) LAN
4 12 (15.00%) NAS
5 11 (13.75%) DNS
5 11 (13.75%) DHCP
6 10 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 10 (12.50%) SAN
7 9 (11.25%) UWB
7 9 (11.25%) Firewall
7 9 (11.25%) VPN
8 5 (6.25%) IGMP
8 5 (6.25%) RTSP
8 5 (6.25%) HTTP
9 3 (3.75%) 802.11
9 3 (3.75%) WLAN
10 1 (1.25%) ZigBee
10 1 (1.25%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 26 (32.50%) Electronics
2 8 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.25%) Automotive
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Firmware Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Test Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Embedded C Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.50%) Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Server Support
8 2 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Flash
2 1 (1.25%) WinForms
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Mathematics
2 14 (17.50%) Device Driver
3 13 (16.25%) ASIC
3 13 (16.25%) Computer Science
4 11 (13.75%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (8.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (7.50%) MPEG
6 6 (7.50%) Streaming Video
6 6 (7.50%) IPTV
7 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.00%) STB
9 3 (3.75%) Physics
9 3 (3.75%) Handset
9 3 (3.75%) VHDL
9 3 (3.75%) Verilog
9 3 (3.75%) DTV
10 1 (1.25%) Telematics
10 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Linux
2 13 (16.25%) Windows
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.50%) Android
5 5 (6.25%) UNIX
6 4 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Software Engineering
2 16 (20.00%) Validation
3 15 (18.75%) Scrum
4 13 (16.25%) Test Automation
5 11 (13.75%) Software Architecture
6 10 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 9 (11.25%) Network Management
7 9 (11.25%) TDD
7 9 (11.25%) Migration
7 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (7.50%) Benchmarking
9 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.50%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.00%) Project Management
10 4 (5.00%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.00%) Signal Processing
11 3 (3.75%) Waterfall
11 3 (3.75%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.00%) C
2 36 (45.00%) Python
3 27 (33.75%) Perl
4 19 (23.75%) Assembly Language
4 19 (23.75%) C++
5 9 (11.25%) Embedded C
6 8 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.50%) Embedded C++
8 4 (5.00%) Java
9 3 (3.75%) Ruby
9 3 (3.75%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.75%) PowerHouse
10 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.25%) Tcl
10 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (47.50%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.75%) MCITP
3 7 (8.75%) MCSA
4 3 (3.75%) PhD
5 2 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (8.75%) GAMP
1 7 (8.75%) GCP
1 7 (8.75%) GMP
2 5 (6.25%) JTAG
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.00%) KVM
4 1 (1.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Puppet
1 8 (10.00%) SCCM
1 8 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) VMware
3 9 (11.25%) NetApp
4 8 (10.00%) Sun
4 8 (10.00%) Hitachi
4 8 (10.00%) HP
4 8 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.75%) BT
5 3 (3.75%) Perforce
6 1 (1.25%) Isilon
6 1 (1.25%) Symantec
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £56,000 per annum Bonus, Private healthcare, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + shares + bonus + relocation + bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £50k dep. on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £75k depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
RE & M (Recruiting Engineers & Managers) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to c£45k + package
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: package worth £60,000+
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago