The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 97 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 29 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.57% 0.80% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 13.43% 8.17% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 17
Median salary £40,000 £63,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.25% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
216 208 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.69% 9.77% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 180 168 226
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +27 25 £38,750 -40.38% 10
Peterborough - 4 £50,000 -
Ely -1 1 £40,000 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 41 (85.42%) C
2 22 (45.83%) C++
3 21 (43.75%) Degree
4 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
4 14 (29.17%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 14 (29.17%) Embedded C
4 14 (29.17%) Wireless
5 12 (25.00%) Electronics
6 10 (20.83%) Linux
6 10 (20.83%) Python
7 8 (16.67%) C#
8 7 (14.58%) Ethernet
8 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
8 7 (14.58%) Assembly Language
8 7 (14.58%) Device Driver
8 7 (14.58%) Smartphone
9 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
9 6 (12.50%) Physics
9 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (12.50%) PhD
10 5 (10.42%) Perl
10 5 (10.42%) Low Latency
11 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (8.33%) ZigBee
11 4 (8.33%) Java
11 4 (8.33%) OO
12 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++
12 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) OrCAD
1 1 (2.08%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Wireless
2 7 (14.58%) Ethernet
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (8.33%) ZigBee
5 3 (6.25%) WLAN
6 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
7 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.08%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (2.08%) OFDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 20 (41.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Firmware Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Graduate
6 5 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) C Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Design Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
1 14 (29.17%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (14.58%) Device Driver
2 7 (14.58%) Smartphone
3 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.50%) Physics
4 3 (6.25%) CCTV
4 3 (6.25%) STB
5 2 (4.17%) VHDL
6 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.08%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.42%) Low Latency
3 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.33%) OO
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) Change Control
4 3 (6.25%) Code Optimisation
4 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) Image Processing
4 3 (6.25%) Open Source
4 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
5 2 (4.17%) Prototyping
5 2 (4.17%) Scrum
5 2 (4.17%) Signal Processing
5 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) C
2 22 (45.83%) C++
3 14 (29.17%) Embedded C
4 10 (20.83%) Python
5 8 (16.67%) C#
6 7 (14.58%) Assembly Language
7 5 (10.42%) Perl
8 4 (8.33%) Java
9 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++
10 2 (4.17%) Tcl
11 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) PhD
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Altera
1 1 (2.08%) Panasonic
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