The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 117 124 133
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 22 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.90% 0.67% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% 2.22% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 17
Average salary £37,250 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,717 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
849 721 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.67% 30.32% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 634 593 772
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Firmware
East of England

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 Miscellaneous 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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 +11 20 £41,250 -17.50% 6
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 53 (53.54%) C
2 50 (50.51%) Degree
3 45 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 44 (44.44%) Python
5 33 (33.33%) Perl
6 32 (32.32%) Electronics
7 31 (31.31%) C++
8 27 (27.27%) Computer Science
9 26 (26.26%) Linux
10 25 (25.25%) Mathematics
11 23 (23.23%) Wireless
12 22 (22.22%) Bluetooth
13 21 (21.21%) TCP/IP
13 21 (21.21%) Assembly Language
13 21 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (17.17%) Scrum
14 17 (17.17%) Validation
14 17 (17.17%) Windows
14 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
15 16 (16.16%) LAN
15 16 (16.16%) Device Driver
15 16 (16.16%) Embedded Systems
16 14 (14.14%) NAS
16 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
16 14 (14.14%) UNIX
17 13 (13.13%) MS Exchange
17 13 (13.13%) Embedded C
17 13 (13.13%) Active Directory
17 13 (13.13%) Performance Monitoring
18 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 13 (13.13%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.08%) Lync
4 7 (7.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (7.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.04%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.04%) CloudStack
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Office
1 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.23%) Wireless
2 22 (22.22%) Bluetooth
3 21 (21.21%) TCP/IP
3 21 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (16.16%) LAN
5 14 (14.14%) NAS
6 12 (12.12%) DHCP
6 12 (12.12%) Ethernet
6 12 (12.12%) DNS
7 11 (11.11%) Firewall
7 11 (11.11%) VPN
8 10 (10.10%) SAN
9 9 (9.09%) UWB
10 5 (5.05%) RTSP
10 5 (5.05%) IGMP
10 5 (5.05%) HTTP
11 4 (4.04%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 4 (4.04%) Internet
12 3 (3.03%) 802.11
12 3 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) MySQL
1 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
1 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (32.32%) Electronics
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.01%) Automotive
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Software Engineer
2 16 (16.16%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (12.12%) Firmware Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Software Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Senior DBA
8 4 (4.04%) DBA
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.03%) Electronics Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Flash
2 2 (2.02%) HTML
3 1 (1.01%) .NET
3 1 (1.01%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 25 (25.25%) Mathematics
3 16 (16.16%) Device Driver
3 16 (16.16%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (11.11%) ASIC
5 8 (8.08%) Physics
6 7 (7.07%) IPTV
7 5 (5.05%) Smartphone
7 5 (5.05%) MPEG
7 5 (5.05%) Streaming Video
8 4 (4.04%) VHDL
8 4 (4.04%) Verilog
8 4 (4.04%) Biology
8 4 (4.04%) Cryptography
8 4 (4.04%) PKI
9 3 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (3.03%) Handset
9 3 (3.03%) STB
9 3 (3.03%) DTV
9 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Linux
2 17 (17.17%) Windows
3 14 (14.14%) UNIX
4 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.06%) Android
6 3 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 17 (17.17%) Validation
2 17 (17.17%) Scrum
3 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
4 13 (13.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (12.12%) Refactoring
6 11 (11.11%) Network Management
6 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.11%) TDD
6 11 (11.11%) Migration
6 11 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.08%) DevOps
9 6 (6.06%) Benchmarking
9 6 (6.06%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.05%) Project Management
10 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.04%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.04%) Bioinformatics
11 4 (4.04%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.54%) C
2 44 (44.44%) Python
3 33 (33.33%) Perl
4 31 (31.31%) C++
5 21 (21.21%) Assembly Language
6 13 (13.13%) Embedded C
7 10 (10.10%) Embedded C++
8 9 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 8 (8.08%) MATLAB
9 8 (8.08%) Java
10 5 (5.05%) C#
11 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.04%) SQL
11 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.03%) PowerHouse
12 3 (3.03%) Ruby
13 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 50 (50.51%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.07%) MCITP
3 7 (7.07%) MCSA
4 5 (5.05%) PhD
5 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (7.07%) GAMP
1 7 (7.07%) GCP
1 7 (7.07%) GMP
2 5 (5.05%) JTAG
3 4 (4.04%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (13.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.09%) KVM
4 8 (8.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Puppet
1 9 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.08%) SCCM
3 7 (7.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.04%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.11%) NetApp
3 10 (10.10%) VMware
4 9 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.09%) Sun
4 9 (9.09%) HP
4 9 (9.09%) Hitachi
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle
6 3 (3.03%) BT
6 3 (3.03%) Perforce
7 2 (2.02%) Symantec
7 2 (2.02%) Isilon
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