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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 83 97 116
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 26 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.63% 0.83% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 15.20% 9.60% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 1
Average salary £48,750 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
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
171 125 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.69% 8.64% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 125 95 97
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £26,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £54,750 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 27 (65.85%) Software Engineering
2 25 (60.98%) Degree
3 17 (41.46%) C++
4 16 (39.02%) Electronics
5 13 (31.71%) Manufacturing
5 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
6 12 (29.27%) C#
7 10 (24.39%) Linux
7 10 (24.39%) Python
7 10 (24.39%) Physics
7 10 (24.39%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (24.39%) Algorithms
8 8 (19.51%) Military
8 8 (19.51%) Java
8 8 (19.51%) MATLAB
9 7 (17.07%) Windows
9 7 (17.07%) Wireless
10 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
10 6 (14.63%) .NET
10 6 (14.63%) Device Driver
10 6 (14.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
11 5 (12.20%) SQL
11 5 (12.20%) Assembly Language
12 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
12 4 (9.76%) Embedded C
12 4 (9.76%) Embedded C++
12 4 (9.76%) ISO 9000
12 4 (9.76%) HTML

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (9.76%) OpenStack
1 4 (9.76%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Wireless
2 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) Gigabit Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) LabVIEW
1 2 (4.88%) GCC
2 1 (2.44%) GDB
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (39.02%) Electronics
2 13 (31.71%) Manufacturing
3 8 (19.51%) Military
4 3 (7.32%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Software Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Graduate
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) C Developer
5 2 (4.88%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.44%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) CSS
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
2 10 (24.39%) Physics
2 10 (24.39%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (24.39%) Algorithms
3 6 (14.63%) Device Driver
3 6 (14.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
4 4 (9.76%) Smartphone
4 4 (9.76%) PKI
4 4 (9.76%) Verilog
4 4 (9.76%) Cryptography
4 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.76%) User Experience
5 3 (7.32%) Chemistry
5 3 (7.32%) Telematics
5 3 (7.32%) VHDL
6 2 (4.88%) IPTV
7 1 (2.44%) Open Source
7 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) UNIX
3 4 (9.76%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Software Engineering
2 4 (9.76%) Requirements Engineering
2 4 (9.76%) Information Security
2 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (9.76%) Android Development
2 4 (9.76%) iOS Development
3 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
3 3 (7.32%) Six Sigma
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Scrum
4 2 (4.88%) Network Management
4 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
4 2 (4.88%) Line Management
4 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) User Stories
5 1 (2.44%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.44%) Signal Processing
5 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) C
2 17 (41.46%) C++
3 12 (29.27%) C#
4 10 (24.39%) Python
5 8 (19.51%) Java
5 8 (19.51%) MATLAB
6 5 (12.20%) Assembly Language
6 5 (12.20%) SQL
7 4 (9.76%) Embedded C
7 4 (9.76%) Embedded C++
7 4 (9.76%) PHP
8 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
8 3 (7.32%) VBA
8 3 (7.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PhD
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.44%) JTAG
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare, life insurance
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, share options, healthcare
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + pension, shares, healthcare
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