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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 100 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.80% 1.92% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 6.06% 14.29% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 18
Average salary £63,750 £45,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
198 217 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.27% 13.44% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 124 156 96
Average salary £35,088 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,175 £24,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 13 February 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (73.53%) C
2 22 (64.71%) C++
3 15 (44.12%) Python
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
5 12 (35.29%) Algorithms
5 12 (35.29%) Linux
6 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (29.41%) Degree
7 9 (26.47%) Signal Processing
7 9 (26.47%) TDD
7 9 (26.47%) Mac OS X
8 8 (23.53%) Embedded C
8 8 (23.53%) Electronics
9 7 (20.59%) Device Driver
9 7 (20.59%) C#
9 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (14.71%) Scrum
11 5 (14.71%) ZigBee
11 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
11 5 (14.71%) Data Structures
11 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
12 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
12 4 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
12 4 (11.76%) FIPS 140-2
12 4 (11.76%) Secure Coding
12 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (11.76%) Use Case
12 4 (11.76%) LXC

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) ZigBee
2 4 (11.76%) 802.15
2 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) IGMP
4 1 (2.94%) RTSP
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (23.53%) Electronics
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Firmware Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Audio Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Audio Software Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Embedded Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Development Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Firmware Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) C++ Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) C Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Embedded C Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Junior
9 2 (5.88%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.82%) WinForms
2 3 (8.82%) WPF
3 1 (2.94%) COM
3 1 (2.94%) MFC
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Algorithms
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Device Driver
3 6 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (14.71%) Data Structures
5 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.76%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.94%) ASIC
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.94%) Physics
6 1 (2.94%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Software Engineering
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Signal Processing
3 9 (26.47%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Secure Coding
5 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (11.76%) Time Management
5 4 (11.76%) Use Case
5 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.82%) API Development
6 3 (8.82%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (8.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C
2 22 (64.71%) C++
3 15 (44.12%) Python
4 8 (23.53%) Embedded C
5 7 (20.59%) C#
6 4 (11.76%) Java
7 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
7 3 (8.82%) SQL
8 2 (5.88%) Perl
9 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.94%) JTAG
2 1 (2.94%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) LXC
1 4 (11.76%) VirtualBox
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.76%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.76%) VMware
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