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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 87 75 105
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 23 37 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.57% 2.47% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 12.30% 28.24% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 10
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
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
187 131 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.77% 8.76% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 126 105 125
Average salary £38,564 £44,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.35% +11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 6 March 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 29 (59.18%) C
2 27 (55.10%) Software Engineering
3 23 (46.94%) C++
4 21 (42.86%) Degree
5 13 (26.53%) Electronics
5 13 (26.53%) Manufacturing
5 13 (26.53%) Computer Science
6 12 (24.49%) C#
6 12 (24.49%) Linux
7 11 (22.45%) Python
7 11 (22.45%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (20.41%) Java
9 9 (18.37%) Windows
9 9 (18.37%) Physics
9 9 (18.37%) Algorithms
10 8 (16.33%) Wireless
11 7 (14.29%) MATLAB
11 7 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (12.24%) Mathematics
12 6 (12.24%) Android
12 6 (12.24%) Device Driver
12 6 (12.24%) Military
12 6 (12.24%) .NET
12 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
12 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.24%) Assembly Language
13 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
13 5 (10.20%) SQL
13 5 (10.20%) VHDL
13 5 (10.20%) Verilog

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (8.16%) OpenStack
1 4 (8.16%) CloudStack
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Wireless
2 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.08%) VLAN
5 2 (4.08%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) SSL
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) 802.11
6 1 (2.04%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) GCC
2 2 (4.08%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) GDB
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (26.53%) Electronics
1 13 (26.53%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.24%) Military
3 3 (6.12%) Automotive
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Finance
5 1 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Software Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Firmware Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Graduate
7 2 (4.08%) Principal Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) CSS
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) WinForms
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (22.45%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (18.37%) Physics
3 9 (18.37%) Algorithms
4 7 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (12.24%) Mathematics
5 6 (12.24%) Device Driver
6 5 (10.20%) VHDL
6 5 (10.20%) Verilog
6 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
7 4 (8.16%) Cryptography
7 4 (8.16%) Smartphone
7 4 (8.16%) User Experience
8 3 (6.12%) Telematics
8 3 (6.12%) Chemistry
9 2 (4.08%) Open Source
9 2 (4.08%) PKI
10 1 (2.04%) 3D Printing
10 1 (2.04%) Data Conversion
10 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Windows
3 6 (12.24%) Android
4 4 (8.16%) UNIX
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) OpenWrt
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.16%) Information Security
3 4 (8.16%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (8.16%) Android Development
3 4 (8.16%) iOS Development
4 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Six Sigma
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services Management
5 2 (4.08%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (2.04%) Signal Processing
6 1 (2.04%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.04%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.04%) Scrum
6 1 (2.04%) CAD
6 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) C
2 23 (46.94%) C++
3 12 (24.49%) C#
4 11 (22.45%) Python
5 10 (20.41%) Java
6 7 (14.29%) MATLAB
7 6 (12.24%) Assembly Language
8 5 (10.20%) SQL
9 4 (8.16%) PHP
10 3 (6.12%) Perl
10 3 (6.12%) VBA
10 3 (6.12%) Objective-C
10 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
10 3 (6.12%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) PhD
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.04%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
2 2 (4.08%) WatchGuard
2 2 (4.08%) Imperva
2 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.04%) Altera
3 1 (2.04%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.04%) EMC
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