The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 111 69 124
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +55
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 22 79 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.03% 3.21% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 33.05% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 72 23
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Firmware
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
264 239 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.39% 9.72% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 198 190 213
Average salary £38,564 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.16% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,488
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Cambridgeshire region.

Firmware Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -33 22 £48,500 +2.10% 15
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 26 (54.17%) C
2 24 (50.00%) C++
2 24 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 18 (37.50%) Degree
4 13 (27.08%) Python
5 12 (25.00%) Electronics
6 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
7 10 (20.83%) Physics
7 10 (20.83%) Algorithms
7 10 (20.83%) Manufacturing
8 9 (18.75%) Linux
8 9 (18.75%) C#
8 9 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (16.67%) Java
9 8 (16.67%) Device Driver
10 7 (14.58%) Wireless
10 7 (14.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (12.50%) Android
11 6 (12.50%) MATLAB
11 6 (12.50%) Military
11 6 (12.50%) Windows
11 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.50%) Assembly Language
12 5 (10.42%) .NET
12 5 (10.42%) VHDL
12 5 (10.42%) Verilog
12 5 (10.42%) Ethernet
12 5 (10.42%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
13 4 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.17%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Wireless
2 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.42%) Ethernet
4 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.17%) VLAN
5 2 (4.17%) Firewall
5 2 (4.17%) VPN
5 2 (4.17%) SSL
5 2 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (2.08%) 802.11
6 1 (2.08%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) GCC
2 2 (4.17%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) GDB
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (25.00%) Electronics
2 10 (20.83%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.50%) Military
4 3 (6.25%) Automotive
4 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Finance
6 1 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (2.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Graduate
6 3 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Principal Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.17%) C Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) CSS
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) WinForms
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.83%) Physics
2 10 (20.83%) Algorithms
3 9 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 7 (14.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (10.42%) VHDL
6 5 (10.42%) Verilog
6 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
7 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.33%) User Experience
8 3 (6.25%) Mechatronics
8 3 (6.25%) Telematics
8 3 (6.25%) Chemistry
9 2 (4.17%) Open Source
9 2 (4.17%) Cryptography
10 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
10 1 (2.08%) 3D Printing
10 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Android
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) OpenWrt
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.42%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (8.33%) Android Development
3 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma
5 2 (4.17%) Web Services Management
5 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (2.08%) Signal Processing
6 1 (2.08%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.08%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Scrum
6 1 (2.08%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) C
2 24 (50.00%) C++
3 13 (27.08%) Python
4 9 (18.75%) C#
5 8 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (12.50%) Assembly Language
6 6 (12.50%) MATLAB
7 4 (8.33%) PHP
7 4 (8.33%) SQL
8 3 (6.25%) VBA
8 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.17%) Perl
9 2 (4.17%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.17%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) PhD
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) HP
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
2 2 (4.17%) WatchGuard
2 2 (4.17%) Imperva
2 2 (4.17%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.08%) Altera
3 1 (2.08%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.08%) EMC
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