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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 117 84 126
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +42
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 17 61 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.80% 2.42% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 7.39% 26.64% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 54 19
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
230 229 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.84% 9.07% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 177 186 214
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -27 14 £51,000 +13.33% 8
Ely - 1 - -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 28 (63.64%) C
2 27 (61.36%) Software Engineering
3 25 (56.82%) C++
4 16 (36.36%) Python
5 15 (34.09%) Degree
6 12 (27.27%) Electronics
7 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 11 (25.00%) Algorithms
8 10 (22.73%) Linux
9 7 (15.91%) C#
9 7 (15.91%) Java
9 7 (15.91%) Wireless
9 7 (15.91%) Device Driver
9 7 (15.91%) Physics
9 7 (15.91%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
10 6 (13.64%) Assembly Language
10 6 (13.64%) Windows
11 5 (11.36%) Perl
11 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (11.36%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (11.36%) GCC
12 4 (9.09%) MATLAB
12 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
12 4 (9.09%) Android
13 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
13 3 (6.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (6.82%) Mechatronics

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (4.55%) CloudStack
1 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.55%) IIS
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Wireless
2 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (2.27%) IGMP
5 1 (2.27%) RTSP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) 2G
5 1 (2.27%) 3G
5 1 (2.27%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) GCC
2 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.82%) GDB
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 12 (27.27%) Electronics
2 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) German Language
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Software Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Graduate
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) WinForms
3 1 (2.27%) QML
3 1 (2.27%) Qt
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) Flash
3 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 11 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (15.91%) Device Driver
2 7 (15.91%) Physics
2 7 (15.91%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (6.82%) Mechatronics
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
5 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.55%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.55%) VHDL
5 2 (4.55%) Telematics
6 1 (2.27%) Data Conversion
6 1 (2.27%) Verilog
6 1 (2.27%) STB
6 1 (2.27%) IPTV
6 1 (2.27%) MPEG
6 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (4.55%) UNIX
4 2 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) OpenWrt
5 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Software Engineering
2 5 (11.36%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.55%) Android Development
5 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile Development
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services Management
5 2 (4.55%) Scrum
5 2 (4.55%) Information Security
5 2 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.27%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.27%) System Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.27%) CAD
6 1 (2.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) C
2 25 (56.82%) C++
3 16 (36.36%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) C#
4 7 (15.91%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) Assembly Language
6 5 (11.36%) Perl
7 4 (9.09%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.82%) Embedded C
8 3 (6.82%) SQL
9 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.55%) PHP
9 2 (4.55%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) PhD
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.27%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
2 2 (4.55%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) WatchGuard
2 2 (4.55%) Imperva
2 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.27%) Altera
3 1 (2.27%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.27%) EMC
3 1 (2.27%) Perforce
3 1 (2.27%) QNX
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 22 days ago