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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 121 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 13 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.62% 1.37% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 11.48% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 23
Average salary £77,500 £43,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.14% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,500 £37,375
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
273 270 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.08% 11.96% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 187 208 151
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,325 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
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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 -19 12 £81,000 +85.14% 14
Peterborough - 1 £42,500 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (76.19%) C
2 27 (64.29%) C++
3 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
4 18 (42.86%) Windows
5 17 (40.48%) Python
6 14 (33.33%) Linux
7 12 (28.57%) Algorithms
8 11 (26.19%) Mac OS X
9 10 (23.81%) Embedded C
9 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (23.81%) Signal Processing
9 10 (23.81%) Degree
10 9 (21.43%) TDD
10 9 (21.43%) Device Driver
11 8 (19.05%) Electronics
11 8 (19.05%) C#
11 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
12 7 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (14.29%) OO
13 6 (14.29%) Scrum
13 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
14 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
15 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
15 4 (9.52%) Time Management
15 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
15 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
15 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
15 4 (9.52%) Waterfall

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) 802.15
1 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
1 4 (9.52%) ZigBee
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) IGMP
4 1 (2.38%) RTSP
4 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) LabVIEW
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.05%) Electronics
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 13 (30.95%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Audio Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (16.67%) Audio Software Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Development Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Firmware Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Junior
10 2 (4.76%) C++ Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) 802.1X
2 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.14%) WinForms
2 3 (7.14%) WPF
3 1 (2.38%) COM
3 1 (2.38%) MFC
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 9 (21.43%) Device Driver
3 7 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
6 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 4 (9.52%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.38%) ASIC
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (26.19%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Signal Processing
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
5 6 (14.29%) OO
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Secure Coding
7 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.52%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) Time Management
7 4 (9.52%) Use Case
7 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
8 3 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) C
2 27 (64.29%) C++
3 17 (40.48%) Python
4 10 (23.81%) Embedded C
5 8 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (9.52%) Java
7 3 (7.14%) MATLAB
7 3 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (4.76%) Perl
9 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) JTAG
2 1 (2.38%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) LXC
1 4 (9.52%) VirtualBox
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.52%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.52%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) QNX
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k - £45k dep. on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k - £45k dep. on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Oho Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 25 days ago