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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 89 95 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 25 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 1.03% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 13.97% 9.68% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 5
Average salary £36,250 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.58% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
179 155 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.17% 10.65% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 137 119 108
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,160 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 29 (64.44%) C
3 28 (62.22%) Degree
4 22 (48.89%) C++
5 17 (37.78%) Electronics
6 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 14 (31.11%) Python
8 12 (26.67%) C#
9 11 (24.44%) Linux
9 11 (24.44%) Algorithms
10 10 (22.22%) Manufacturing
10 10 (22.22%) MATLAB
11 9 (20.00%) Embedded C
11 9 (20.00%) Embedded C++
11 9 (20.00%) Device Driver
11 9 (20.00%) Smartphone
11 9 (20.00%) Physics
12 8 (17.78%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (17.78%) Military
13 7 (15.56%) Java
13 7 (15.56%) Windows
14 6 (13.33%) .NET
14 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
14 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
15 5 (11.11%) SQL
15 5 (11.11%) Refactoring
15 5 (11.11%) Scrum
15 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (8.89%) Information Security
16 4 (8.89%) Microsoft

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
1 4 (8.89%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) VPN
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) Wireless
2 4 (8.89%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (2.22%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.22%) GPRS
3 1 (2.22%) GSM
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (37.78%) Electronics
2 10 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 8 (17.78%) Military
4 3 (6.67%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Graduate
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Field Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Principal Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (24.44%) Algorithms
3 9 (20.00%) Physics
3 9 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 9 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 8 (17.78%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.89%) User Experience
5 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
5 4 (8.89%) Verilog
5 4 (8.89%) Cryptography
5 4 (8.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (8.89%) PKI
5 4 (8.89%) IPTV
6 3 (6.67%) VHDL
6 3 (6.67%) Chemistry
6 3 (6.67%) Telematics
7 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Android
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (11.11%) Refactoring
2 5 (11.11%) Scrum
2 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.89%) Migration
3 4 (8.89%) Information Security
3 4 (8.89%) Requirements Engineering
3 4 (8.89%) Network Management
3 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (8.89%) User Stories
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (8.89%) Android Development
3 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
3 4 (8.89%) Line Management
4 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) TDD
6 1 (2.22%) OO
6 1 (2.22%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) C
2 22 (48.89%) C++
3 14 (31.11%) Python
4 12 (26.67%) C#
5 10 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 9 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 9 (20.00%) Embedded C++
7 7 (15.56%) Java
8 5 (11.11%) SQL
9 4 (8.89%) PHP
10 3 (6.67%) VBA
10 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
10 3 (6.67%) Perl
11 2 (4.44%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.22%) JTAG
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
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