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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 99 116 110
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 21 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.16% 0.30% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.90% 0.90% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 12
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £42,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £74,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
724 558 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.07% 33.82% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 540 472 577
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 31 July 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (57.78%) C
2 46 (51.11%) Software Engineering
2 46 (51.11%) Degree
3 43 (47.78%) Python
4 32 (35.56%) Electronics
5 29 (32.22%) C++
6 28 (31.11%) Perl
7 25 (27.78%) Mathematics
8 23 (25.56%) Computer Science
9 22 (24.44%) Wireless
9 22 (24.44%) Linux
9 22 (24.44%) Bluetooth
10 21 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (22.22%) Assembly Language
12 19 (21.11%) TCP/IP
13 17 (18.89%) Scrum
14 16 (17.78%) Validation
15 15 (16.67%) Device Driver
15 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 15 (16.67%) Windows
15 15 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
16 14 (15.56%) LAN
17 13 (14.44%) Embedded C
17 13 (14.44%) NAS
17 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
18 12 (13.33%) Refactoring
19 11 (12.22%) Migration
19 11 (12.22%) Firewall
19 11 (12.22%) ASIC
19 11 (12.22%) Active Directory

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
1 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.89%) Lync
3 7 (7.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (7.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.44%) CloudStack
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Office
2 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.44%) Wireless
1 22 (24.44%) Bluetooth
2 21 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (21.11%) TCP/IP
4 14 (15.56%) LAN
5 13 (14.44%) NAS
6 11 (12.22%) Firewall
6 11 (12.22%) VPN
6 11 (12.22%) DNS
6 11 (12.22%) DHCP
6 11 (12.22%) Ethernet
7 9 (10.00%) UWB
8 8 (8.89%) SAN
9 5 (5.56%) RTSP
9 5 (5.56%) IGMP
9 5 (5.56%) HTTP
10 4 (4.44%) Internet
10 4 (4.44%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 3 (3.33%) 802.11
11 3 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (35.56%) Electronics
2 8 (8.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.11%) Games
3 1 (1.11%) Automotive
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Firmware Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Software Manager
9 3 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (3.33%) Electronics Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
10 2 (2.22%) Graduate
10 2 (2.22%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Flash
2 2 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.11%) WinForms
3 1 (1.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.78%) Mathematics
2 23 (25.56%) Computer Science
3 15 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 15 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (12.22%) ASIC
5 8 (8.89%) Physics
5 8 (8.89%) IPTV
6 5 (5.56%) Smartphone
6 5 (5.56%) Streaming Video
6 5 (5.56%) MPEG
7 4 (4.44%) Cryptography
7 4 (4.44%) PKI
8 3 (3.33%) STB
8 3 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (3.33%) VHDL
8 3 (3.33%) Verilog
8 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.33%) Handset
8 3 (3.33%) DTV
9 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Linux
2 15 (16.67%) Windows
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.00%) UNIX
5 6 (6.67%) Android
6 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) Software Engineering
2 17 (18.89%) Scrum
3 16 (17.78%) Validation
4 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
5 12 (13.33%) Refactoring
6 11 (12.22%) Migration
6 11 (12.22%) Software Architecture
6 11 (12.22%) Network Management
7 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.00%) TDD
8 9 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (7.78%) DevOps
11 6 (6.67%) Benchmarking
11 6 (6.67%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.44%) Project Management
12 4 (4.44%) Information Security
12 4 (4.44%) Requirements Engineering
12 4 (4.44%) Product Management
12 4 (4.44%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.78%) C
2 43 (47.78%) Python
3 29 (32.22%) C++
4 28 (31.11%) Perl
5 20 (22.22%) Assembly Language
6 13 (14.44%) Embedded C
7 10 (11.11%) Embedded C++
8 9 (10.00%) MATLAB
9 8 (8.89%) Java
9 8 (8.89%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.56%) C#
11 3 (3.33%) Ruby
11 3 (3.33%) PowerHouse
12 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (51.11%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) MCITP
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.78%) MCSA
3 5 (5.56%) PhD
4 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (7.78%) GAMP
1 7 (7.78%) GCP
1 7 (7.78%) GMP
2 5 (5.56%) JTAG
3 4 (4.44%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.89%) KVM
3 2 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) SCCM
1 8 (8.89%) Puppet
1 8 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) NetApp
3 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.89%) Hitachi
3 8 (8.89%) HP
3 8 (8.89%) Sun
3 8 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (3.33%) BT
4 3 (3.33%) Perforce
5 2 (2.22%) Symantec
5 2 (2.22%) Isilon
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago