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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 293 330 325
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.083% 0.025% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £34,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
861 1232 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 8.88% 10.36% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 743 1055 820
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the City of London

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) C++
2 11 (52.38%) Electronics
3 10 (47.62%) C
3 10 (47.62%) Degree
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (33.33%) Android
4 7 (33.33%) Wireless
5 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) VHDL
5 6 (28.57%) Bluetooth
5 6 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 6 (28.57%) Android Development
6 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
6 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
7 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco
7 4 (19.05%) Marketing
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 3 (14.29%) VMware
9 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
9 2 (9.52%) Validation
9 2 (9.52%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Wireless
2 6 (28.57%) Bluetooth
2 6 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.52%) SSH
4 2 (9.52%) NAS
4 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
5 1 (4.76%) Junos
5 1 (4.76%) Multicast
5 1 (4.76%) NX-OS
5 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 11 (52.38%) Electronics
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Head of Technology
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Graduate
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Sales Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) VHDL
1 6 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Arduino
3 2 (9.52%) Raspberry Pi
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Android
3 6 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) VMS
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Android Development
3 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.76%) People Management
7 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C++
2 10 (47.62%) C
3 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
4 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Fujitsu
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Veritas
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter