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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 96 69 113
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +44
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 14 59 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 3.09% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 8.05% 33.15% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 54 11
Average salary £51,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £57,500 £60,000
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
174 178 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.10% 9.33% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 126 147 130
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £29,143 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 May 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 27 (65.85%) C
2 26 (63.41%) Software Engineering
3 24 (58.54%) C++
4 15 (36.59%) Python
5 14 (34.15%) Degree
6 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
6 11 (26.83%) Electronics
7 10 (24.39%) Algorithms
8 9 (21.95%) Linux
9 7 (17.07%) Java
9 7 (17.07%) Physics
9 7 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (14.63%) Wireless
10 6 (14.63%) C#
10 6 (14.63%) Assembly Language
11 5 (12.20%) Windows
11 5 (12.20%) Device Driver
11 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
11 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (12.20%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (12.20%) GCC
12 4 (9.76%) Android
12 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
12 4 (9.76%) MATLAB
12 4 (9.76%) Perl
12 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
13 3 (7.32%) Embedded C
13 3 (7.32%) PhD
13 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
13 3 (7.32%) Ethernet

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (4.88%) CloudStack
1 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Wireless
2 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) VLAN
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) SSL
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) GCC
2 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.32%) GDB
3 1 (2.44%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 11 (26.83%) Electronics
2 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Software Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Developer
4 4 (9.76%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Graduate
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Principal Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) C Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) WinForms
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) Qt
3 1 (2.44%) QML
3 1 (2.44%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (24.39%) Algorithms
3 7 (17.07%) Physics
3 7 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (12.20%) Device Driver
5 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
6 3 (7.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (7.32%) Mechatronics
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
7 2 (4.88%) User Experience
7 2 (4.88%) Telematics
7 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
7 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
7 2 (4.88%) VHDL
8 1 (2.44%) Verilog
8 1 (2.44%) Data Conversion
8 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.44%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) UNIX
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.44%) OpenWrt
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Software Engineering
2 5 (12.20%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (4.88%) Android Development
4 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
4 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) Information Security
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services Management
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile Development
5 1 (2.44%) CAD
5 1 (2.44%) Scrum
5 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.44%) System Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.44%) Line Management
5 1 (2.44%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) C
2 24 (58.54%) C++
3 15 (36.59%) Python
4 7 (17.07%) Java
5 6 (14.63%) C#
5 6 (14.63%) Assembly Language
6 4 (9.76%) MATLAB
6 4 (9.76%) Perl
7 3 (7.32%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) SQL
8 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PhD
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
2 2 (4.88%) Imperva
2 2 (4.88%) WatchGuard
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
2 2 (4.88%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) EMC
3 1 (2.44%) QNX
3 1 (2.44%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.44%) Altera
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 7 days ago