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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 100 99 119
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 0.81% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 9.00% 8.16% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 9
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
200 147 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.26% 9.91% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 160 113 106
Average salary £38,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 21 October 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (85.71%) C
3 26 (74.29%) Degree
4 21 (60.00%) Computer Science
5 20 (57.14%) C++
6 15 (42.86%) Python
7 14 (40.00%) Electronics
8 10 (28.57%) Mathematics
8 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (28.57%) Linux
8 10 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (28.57%) Algorithms
9 9 (25.71%) Windows
9 9 (25.71%) Smartphone
10 8 (22.86%) PKI
10 8 (22.86%) Physics
10 8 (22.86%) Information Security
10 8 (22.86%) Cryptography
10 8 (22.86%) Device Driver
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.86%) MATLAB
10 8 (22.86%) ISO 9000
10 8 (22.86%) Java
10 8 (22.86%) C#
10 8 (22.86%) UNIX
10 8 (22.86%) OpenStack
10 8 (22.86%) CloudStack
10 8 (22.86%) Requirements Engineering
11 7 (20.00%) Ethernet
12 6 (17.14%) Embedded C

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (22.86%) OpenStack
1 8 (22.86%) CloudStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) VPN
3 4 (11.43%) Internet
3 4 (11.43%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) GPRS
5 1 (2.86%) GSM
General
1 14 (40.00%) Electronics
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Software Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Graduate
4 5 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Principal Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 10 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 9 (25.71%) Smartphone
4 8 (22.86%) PKI
4 8 (22.86%) Physics
4 8 (22.86%) Cryptography
4 8 (22.86%) Device Driver
5 4 (11.43%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) UNIX
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Information Security
3 8 (22.86%) Requirements Engineering
4 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) Refactoring
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Network Management
6 4 (11.43%) Product Management
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
6 4 (11.43%) Line Management
7 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.86%) OO
8 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) C
2 20 (57.14%) C++
3 15 (42.86%) Python
4 8 (22.86%) MATLAB
4 8 (22.86%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (74.29%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.86%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
2 1 (2.86%) Hitachi
2 1 (2.86%) NetApp
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.86%) Sun
2 1 (2.86%) HP
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