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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 98 100 117
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 1.11% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 8.57% 12.50% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 3
Average salary £65,000 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.57% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £31,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £53,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
140 160 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.08% 8.91% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109 137 144
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,850 £31,645
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (64.71%) C
2 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 17 (50.00%) C++
4 13 (38.24%) Python
5 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 9 (26.47%) Degree
8 8 (23.53%) Electronics
9 7 (20.59%) Physics
9 7 (20.59%) Algorithms
10 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
10 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
11 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
11 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
11 5 (14.71%) PhD
11 5 (14.71%) Embedded Software Development
12 4 (11.76%) Low Latency
12 4 (11.76%) Java
12 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
13 3 (8.82%) Perl
13 3 (8.82%) Windows
13 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
13 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
13 3 (8.82%) Assembly Language
13 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (8.82%) Mechatronics
13 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
13 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (8.82%) GCC

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 2 (5.88%) CloudStack
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) 802.11
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) GCC
2 2 (5.88%) GDB
2 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 8 (23.53%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Embedded C Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Graduate
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Principal Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.94%) Spring
1 1 (2.94%) Qt
1 1 (2.94%) QML
1 1 (2.94%) OpenCL
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) Physics
2 7 (20.59%) Algorithms
3 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
4 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
5 3 (8.82%) Mechatronics
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
6 2 (5.88%) VHDL
6 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.94%) Verilog
7 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.94%) 3D Printing
7 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) OpenWrt
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 5 (14.71%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) Low Latency
4 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) System Testing
6 1 (2.94%) CAD
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services Management
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) Open Source
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.94%) Line Management
6 1 (2.94%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) C
2 17 (50.00%) C++
3 13 (38.24%) Python
4 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
5 4 (11.76%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) Assembly Language
6 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
6 3 (8.82%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) C#
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) PhD
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) EMC
2 1 (2.94%) QNX
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) Xilinx
2 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
2 1 (2.94%) Altera
2 1 (2.94%) Imperva
2 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
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