The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 93 94 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 15 22 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% 1.47% 3.82%
As % of the System Software category 11.36% 10.38% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 65
Median salary £50,000 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
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
132 212 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.54% 14.12% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 110 159 148
Median salary £40,000 £38,564 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.72% +2.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,900 £29,143
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 May 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 20 (74.07%) C
2 19 (70.37%) C++
3 12 (44.44%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) Python
6 7 (25.93%) Algorithms
6 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
6 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) Mac OS X
7 6 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (14.81%) Fuzz Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) Secure Coding
8 4 (14.81%) LXC
8 4 (14.81%) Threat Modelling
8 4 (14.81%) FIPS 140-2
8 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (14.81%) Xen
8 4 (14.81%) Use Case
8 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) VirtualBox
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.81%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) Cryptography
8 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
8 4 (14.81%) VMware

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.70%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Firmware Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C++ Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Embedded Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Firmware Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Development Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HEVC
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Algorithms
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Cryptography
3 3 (11.11%) CCTV
3 3 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 3 (11.11%) STB
4 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.41%) Physics
4 2 (7.41%) Smart Energy
5 1 (3.70%) ASIC
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) Verilog
5 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Mac OS X
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.81%) Fuzz Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Secure Coding
2 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
2 4 (14.81%) Threat Modelling
2 4 (14.81%) Use Case
2 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Code Optimisation
3 3 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (11.11%) Image Processing
3 3 (11.11%) Signal Processing
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.70%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C
2 19 (70.37%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
5 6 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 3 (11.11%) MATLAB
8 2 (7.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) LXC
1 4 (14.81%) VirtualBox
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.81%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) VMware
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