The 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 94 103 119
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 22 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.20% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 1.09% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 6
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Firmware
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
755 549 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.21% 34.86% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 563 462 607
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 44 (61.97%) C
2 43 (60.56%) Software Engineering
3 39 (54.93%) Degree
4 31 (43.66%) Python
5 24 (33.80%) C++
5 24 (33.80%) Electronics
6 23 (32.39%) Computer Science
7 20 (28.17%) Mathematics
8 18 (25.35%) Perl
8 18 (25.35%) Linux
9 17 (23.94%) TCP/IP
10 15 (21.13%) Windows
10 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
11 14 (19.72%) Device Driver
11 14 (19.72%) Scrum
11 14 (19.72%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (19.72%) Wireless
11 14 (19.72%) Bluetooth
12 13 (18.31%) Assembly Language
13 12 (16.90%) Validation
13 12 (16.90%) Embedded Systems
14 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (15.49%) LAN
14 11 (15.49%) Ethernet
15 10 (14.08%) Refactoring
15 10 (14.08%) NAS
16 9 (12.68%) IPTV
16 9 (12.68%) Migration
16 9 (12.68%) DHCP
16 9 (12.68%) VPN

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
1 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.86%) Lync
3 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (8.45%) OpenStack
3 6 (8.45%) CloudStack
3 6 (8.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) TCP/IP
2 14 (19.72%) Bluetooth
2 14 (19.72%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (19.72%) Wireless
3 11 (15.49%) Ethernet
3 11 (15.49%) LAN
4 10 (14.08%) NAS
5 9 (12.68%) VPN
5 9 (12.68%) DNS
5 9 (12.68%) DHCP
5 9 (12.68%) Firewall
6 6 (8.45%) UWB
7 5 (7.04%) RTSP
7 5 (7.04%) HTTP
7 5 (7.04%) IGMP
7 5 (7.04%) SAN
8 4 (5.63%) Internet
8 4 (5.63%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 2 (2.82%) 802.11
9 2 (2.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (33.80%) Electronics
2 6 (8.45%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (40.85%) Software Engineer
2 15 (21.13%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Firmware Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (4.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Graduate
8 3 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Administrator
9 2 (2.82%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Test Engineer
10 1 (1.41%) Principal Software Engineer
10 1 (1.41%) Storage Administrator
10 1 (1.41%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Flash
2 1 (1.41%) WinForms
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Computer Science
2 20 (28.17%) Mathematics
3 14 (19.72%) Device Driver
4 12 (16.90%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (12.68%) IPTV
6 8 (11.27%) Physics
7 6 (8.45%) Smartphone
7 6 (8.45%) Cryptography
7 6 (8.45%) PKI
8 5 (7.04%) Streaming Video
8 5 (7.04%) MPEG
9 3 (4.23%) ASIC
9 3 (4.23%) DTV
9 3 (4.23%) STB
10 2 (2.82%) Handset
10 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.41%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 15 (21.13%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.86%) UNIX
5 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.23%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Software Engineering
2 14 (19.72%) Scrum
3 12 (16.90%) Validation
4 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.08%) Refactoring
6 9 (12.68%) Migration
6 9 (12.68%) Network Management
7 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.86%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (8.45%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.45%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (8.45%) Software Architecture
9 6 (8.45%) TDD
9 6 (8.45%) Information Security
9 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.63%) Product Management
10 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.63%) User Stories
10 4 (5.63%) DevOps
11 3 (4.23%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) C
2 31 (43.66%) Python
3 24 (33.80%) C++
4 18 (25.35%) Perl
5 13 (18.31%) Assembly Language
6 9 (12.68%) Embedded C
6 9 (12.68%) Java
7 8 (11.27%) MATLAB
8 7 (9.86%) Embedded C++
8 7 (9.86%) C#
9 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.82%) Ruby
11 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (54.93%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) MCSA
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.45%) MCITP
3 4 (5.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 6 (8.45%) GAMP
1 6 (8.45%) GCP
1 6 (8.45%) GMP
1 6 (8.45%) ISO 9000
2 5 (7.04%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.04%) KVM
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) SCCM
2 6 (8.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (7.04%) Puppet
3 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) NetApp
3 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.04%) Sun
3 5 (7.04%) HP
3 5 (7.04%) Hitachi
3 5 (7.04%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) BT
4 2 (2.82%) Perforce
5 1 (1.41%) Symantec
5 1 (1.41%) Isilon
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
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