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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 113 116 129
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 17 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.68% 0.91% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 5.92% 7.58% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 20
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,646 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
287 264 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.53% 11.97% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 224 211 181
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -2 15 £37,500 -11.76% 14
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (89.74%) Software Engineering
2 32 (82.05%) C
3 29 (74.36%) Degree
4 21 (53.85%) C++
4 21 (53.85%) Computer Science
5 17 (43.59%) Python
6 15 (38.46%) Electronics
7 13 (33.33%) Algorithms
8 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.64%) Windows
9 10 (25.64%) Linux
10 9 (23.08%) C#
10 9 (23.08%) Embedded C
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.08%) Smartphone
10 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
10 9 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (20.51%) CloudStack
11 8 (20.51%) OpenStack
11 8 (20.51%) Requirements Engineering
11 8 (20.51%) PKI
11 8 (20.51%) Cryptography
11 8 (20.51%) MATLAB
11 8 (20.51%) Scrum
11 8 (20.51%) Information Security
11 8 (20.51%) ISO 9000
11 8 (20.51%) UNIX
11 8 (20.51%) Java
12 7 (17.95%) Embedded C++
12 7 (17.95%) Device Driver

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (20.51%) OpenStack
1 8 (20.51%) CloudStack
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) Internet
3 4 (10.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (7.69%) ZigBee
5 2 (5.13%) 802.15
5 2 (5.13%) Wireless
5 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) GPRS
6 1 (2.56%) GSM
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
General
1 15 (38.46%) Electronics
2 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Graduate
5 4 (10.26%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Server Support
8 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 13 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 9 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (23.08%) Smartphone
3 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 8 (20.51%) Cryptography
4 8 (20.51%) PKI
5 7 (17.95%) Physics
5 7 (17.95%) Device Driver
6 4 (10.26%) IPTV
7 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Software Engineering
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) Information Security
3 8 (20.51%) Requirements Engineering
4 6 (15.38%) Refactoring
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Network Management
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.26%) User Stories
6 4 (10.26%) Line Management
6 4 (10.26%) Product Management
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) C
2 21 (53.85%) C++
3 17 (43.59%) Python
4 9 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 9 (23.08%) C#
5 8 (20.51%) MATLAB
5 8 (20.51%) Java
6 7 (17.95%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) SQL
8 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (74.36%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) PhD
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) ISO 9000
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) KVM
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Sun
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
3 1 (2.56%) NetApp
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
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