The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 211 203 193
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 54 65 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% 0.89% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 6.16% 6.80% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 47 35 44
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £33,300 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Firmware
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 East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
877 956 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.48% 13.04% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 703 751 643
Average salary £35,088 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.42% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Firmware
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the East of England

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the East of England

Firmware
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 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
(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
Suffolk +9 22 £21,500 -46.25%
Cambridgeshire -14 13 £77,500 +77.14% 15
Bedfordshire +12 10 £45,000 -14.28%
Essex -7 5 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Hertfordshire -3 4 £56,000 - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 87 (75.65%) C
2 70 (60.87%) C++
3 62 (53.91%) Software Engineering
4 38 (33.04%) C#
5 36 (31.30%) .NET
6 32 (27.83%) Java
6 32 (27.83%) Computer Science
7 31 (26.96%) MySQL
7 31 (26.96%) Electronics
8 29 (25.22%) Embedded C
9 28 (24.35%) Mobile App
10 27 (23.48%) Mobile Application Development
10 27 (23.48%) Apple iOS
10 27 (23.48%) Android
10 27 (23.48%) HTML
10 27 (23.48%) Web Services
10 27 (23.48%) PHP
10 27 (23.48%) Objective-C
11 26 (22.61%) Linux
12 22 (19.13%) Python
13 21 (18.26%) Windows
14 18 (15.65%) TCP/IP
15 16 (13.91%) Embedded Systems
16 15 (13.04%) Algorithms
17 14 (12.17%) Device Driver
18 13 (11.30%) EMC
18 13 (11.30%) Assembly Language
18 13 (11.30%) RS-485
19 12 (10.43%) RS-232
19 12 (10.43%) Signal Processing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (1.74%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.65%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.30%) RS-485
3 12 (10.43%) RFID
3 12 (10.43%) RS-232
4 8 (6.96%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.48%) 802.15
5 4 (3.48%) ZigBee
6 3 (2.61%) DVB
6 3 (2.61%) LAN
6 3 (2.61%) SAN
6 3 (2.61%) WAN
7 1 (0.87%) HTTP
7 1 (0.87%) IGMP
7 1 (0.87%) Modbus
7 1 (0.87%) RTSP
7 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.96%) MySQL
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) LabVIEW
1 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (26.96%) Electronics
2 8 (6.96%) Automotive
2 8 (6.96%) Banking
3 7 (6.09%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.22%) Finance
5 2 (1.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (53.04%) Software Engineer
2 32 (27.83%) Embedded Engineer
3 29 (25.22%) Graduate
4 28 (24.35%) Developer
5 27 (23.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 21 (18.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 21 (18.26%) Software Developer
7 20 (17.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 20 (17.39%) Graduate Developer
8 19 (16.52%) Applications Developer
8 19 (16.52%) Applications Engineer
8 19 (16.52%) Graduate Applications Developer
8 19 (16.52%) Graduate Applications Engineer
8 19 (16.52%) Graduate Mobile Developer
8 19 (16.52%) Graduate Software Developer
8 19 (16.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 16 (13.91%) Firmware Engineer
10 13 (11.30%) C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (11.30%) Embedded C Engineer
11 11 (9.57%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.30%) .NET
2 27 (23.48%) HTML
2 27 (23.48%) Web Services
3 4 (3.48%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.61%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.61%) WinForms
4 3 (2.61%) WPF
5 1 (0.87%) COM
5 1 (0.87%) MFC
5 1 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.83%) Computer Science
2 28 (24.35%) Mobile App
3 16 (13.91%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (13.04%) Algorithms
5 14 (12.17%) Device Driver
6 10 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (6.96%) Cryptography
8 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (5.22%) iSeries
9 5 (4.35%) AS400
9 5 (4.35%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.61%) Verilog
10 3 (2.61%) VHDL
11 1 (0.87%) ASIC
11 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.87%) Handset
11 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.87%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.48%) Android
1 27 (23.48%) Apple iOS
2 26 (22.61%) Linux
3 21 (18.26%) Windows
4 10 (8.70%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.87%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.91%) Software Engineering
2 27 (23.48%) Mobile Application Development
3 12 (10.43%) Signal Processing
4 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.70%) TDD
6 8 (6.96%) Change Control
6 8 (6.96%) Multithreading
6 8 (6.96%) Time Management
7 7 (6.09%) OO
7 7 (6.09%) SDLC
8 6 (5.22%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (5.22%) Fault Analysis
8 6 (5.22%) Scrum
9 5 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.35%) Functional Testing
10 4 (3.48%) Benchmarking
10 4 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.48%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (75.65%) C
2 70 (60.87%) C++
3 38 (33.04%) C#
4 32 (27.83%) Java
5 29 (25.22%) Embedded C
6 27 (23.48%) Objective-C
6 27 (23.48%) PHP
7 22 (19.13%) Python
8 13 (11.30%) Assembly Language
9 4 (3.48%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.61%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.61%) SQL
11 2 (1.74%) COBOL
11 2 (1.74%) Perl
12 1 (0.87%) Delphi
12 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) SLA
2 4 (3.48%) FIPS 140-2
3 3 (2.61%) MISRA
4 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.74%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.87%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.87%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) LXC
1 4 (3.48%) VirtualBox
1 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.48%) Xen
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) EMC
2 9 (7.83%) QNX
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.35%) Atmel
5 4 (3.48%) VMware
6 3 (2.61%) IBM
7 1 (0.87%) Citrix
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k - £45k dep. on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k - £45k dep. on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
Oho Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 26 days ago