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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 108 118 126
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 17 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.81% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 9.29% 9.09% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 16
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,000 £24,646
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
183 253 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.76% 10.23% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 152 212 186
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,984
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +10 14 £46,250 +2.77% 16
Ely - 1 - -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (69.44%) C
2 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 18 (50.00%) C++
4 14 (38.89%) Python
5 10 (27.78%) Electronics
5 10 (27.78%) Device Driver
5 10 (27.78%) Degree
6 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 9 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 8 (22.22%) Linux
7 8 (22.22%) Physics
8 7 (19.44%) Windows
8 7 (19.44%) Algorithms
9 6 (16.67%) Mac OS X
10 5 (13.89%) PhD
10 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
10 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
10 5 (13.89%) Low Latency
11 4 (11.11%) Signal Processing
11 4 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (11.11%) Perl
11 4 (11.11%) Assembly Language
12 3 (8.33%) MATLAB
12 3 (8.33%) Wireless
12 3 (8.33%) C#
12 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
12 3 (8.33%) Mechatronics
13 2 (5.56%) GCC
13 2 (5.56%) GDB

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
1 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) Wireless
3 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.78%) 2G
4 1 (2.78%) IGMP
4 1 (2.78%) RTSP
4 1 (2.78%) 3G
4 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.56%) GCC
1 2 (5.56%) GDB
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (27.78%) Electronics
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Firmware Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Embedded C Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Graduate
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Operations Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Flash
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) Qt
1 1 (2.78%) QML
1 1 (2.78%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Device Driver
2 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (22.22%) Physics
4 7 (19.44%) Algorithms
5 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
6 4 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (8.33%) Mechatronics
8 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (2.78%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (2.78%) IPTV
9 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
9 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
9 1 (2.78%) STB
9 1 (2.78%) MPEG
9 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.89%) Low Latency
3 4 (11.11%) Signal Processing
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Business Development
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.78%) System Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) Coaching
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) C
2 18 (50.00%) C++
3 14 (38.89%) Python
4 9 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 4 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 4 (11.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.33%) C#
6 3 (8.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) QNX
2 1 (2.78%) Perforce
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
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