The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 261 310 306
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.89% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 11
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £37,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Firmware
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
771 1237 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.40% 12.10% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 668 1074 910
Average salary £50,250 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.78% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Firmware
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the City of London region.

Firmware Salary Trend in the City of London

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Android Development
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Product Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) DataPower
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Android Development
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Product Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft