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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 202 175 206
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +31
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 53 115 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 1.33% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 5.15% 11.12% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 99 58
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,900 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1029 1034 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 13.79% 12.00% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 790 861 856
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire -41 25 £52,500 +16.66% 17
Hertfordshire +8 21 £44,000 +1.73% 4
Essex 0 3 £45,000 +2.27% 3
Suffolk - 3 £37,500 - 1
Norfolk +5 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 78 (69.64%) C
2 77 (68.75%) C++
3 56 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 47 (41.96%) Java
5 45 (40.18%) Windows
6 44 (39.29%) Linux
7 27 (24.11%) Python
8 26 (23.21%) Degree
9 24 (21.43%) Marketing
9 24 (21.43%) Android
9 24 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
10 21 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
11 20 (17.86%) C#
12 19 (16.96%) HTML
12 19 (16.96%) CSS
12 19 (16.96%) Apple iOS
13 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
13 18 (16.07%) QA
14 17 (15.18%) Business Development
14 17 (15.18%) Strategic Planning
14 17 (15.18%) Product Management
15 16 (14.29%) Electronics
16 15 (13.39%) Computer Science
16 15 (13.39%) PHP
16 15 (13.39%) Assembly Language
16 15 (13.39%) HTML5
16 15 (13.39%) CSS3
16 15 (13.39%) WebSockets
17 14 (12.50%) Management Information System
18 13 (11.61%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
1 3 (2.68%) CloudStack
2 2 (1.79%) IIS
2 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.04%) Wireless
3 5 (4.46%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.79%) VLAN
5 2 (1.79%) Firewall
5 2 (1.79%) VPN
5 2 (1.79%) SSL
5 2 (1.79%) SAN
6 1 (0.89%) Internet
6 1 (0.89%) 802.11
6 1 (0.89%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (4.46%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.57%) Android Studio
4 3 (2.68%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.68%) GCC
5 1 (0.89%) GDB
5 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 24 (21.43%) Marketing
2 16 (14.29%) Electronics
3 13 (11.61%) Manufacturing
4 12 (10.71%) Finance
5 9 (8.04%) Aerospace
6 8 (7.14%) Retail
7 6 (5.36%) Automotive
7 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
7 6 (5.36%) Military
7 6 (5.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.89%) Games
8 1 (0.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 43 (38.39%) Software Engineer
2 39 (34.82%) Developer
3 24 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Firmware Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Lead Software Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Embedded Software Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) C++ Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Graduate
11 3 (2.68%) Tester
11 3 (2.68%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.96%) CSS
1 19 (16.96%) HTML
2 15 (13.39%) HTML5
2 15 (13.39%) CSS3
2 15 (13.39%) WebSockets
3 11 (9.82%) Regular Expression
4 8 (7.14%) .NET
5 5 (4.46%) WinForms
6 2 (1.79%) Web Services
6 2 (1.79%) WPF
7 1 (0.89%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.89%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.89%) Spring
7 1 (0.89%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (13.39%) Computer Science
3 14 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 12 (10.71%) Algorithms
5 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (8.93%) Physics
6 9 (8.04%) Device Driver
7 8 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (6.25%) VHDL
9 5 (4.46%) Verilog
9 5 (4.46%) Telematics
9 5 (4.46%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
10 4 (3.57%) User Experience
11 3 (2.68%) Chemistry
11 3 (2.68%) Cryptography
11 3 (2.68%) Mechatronics
12 2 (1.79%) Open Source
13 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.89%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.18%) Windows
2 44 (39.29%) Linux
3 24 (21.43%) Android
4 19 (16.96%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.46%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.68%) UNIX
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.89%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
3 17 (15.18%) Strategic Planning
3 17 (15.18%) Business Development
3 17 (15.18%) Product Management
4 11 (9.82%) Web Development
5 7 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.25%) Change Management
6 6 (5.36%) OOP
7 5 (4.46%) OO
7 5 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.46%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (3.57%) Android Development
8 4 (3.57%) iOS Development
8 4 (3.57%) Multithreading
8 4 (3.57%) Mobile Development
9 3 (2.68%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.68%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 78 (69.64%) C
2 77 (68.75%) C++
3 47 (41.96%) Java
4 27 (24.11%) Python
5 20 (17.86%) C#
6 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
7 15 (13.39%) PHP
7 15 (13.39%) Assembly Language
8 13 (11.61%) Perl
9 11 (9.82%) Bash Shell
10 7 (6.25%) Embedded C
11 5 (4.46%) MATLAB
11 5 (4.46%) Objective-C
12 4 (3.57%) VB6
12 4 (3.57%) SQL
12 4 (3.57%) VB
13 3 (2.68%) VBA
13 3 (2.68%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) PhD
3 2 (1.79%) ISEB
3 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) PMP
4 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.07%) QA
2 10 (8.93%) ISO 9000
3 7 (6.25%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (7.14%) EMC
1 8 (7.14%) Intel
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.79%) HP
3 2 (1.79%) Imperva
3 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
3 2 (1.79%) VMware
3 2 (1.79%) Xilinx
3 2 (1.79%) WatchGuard
4 1 (0.89%) Altera
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