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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 188 174 215
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +41
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 71 84 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 1.18% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 7.15% 9.41% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 65 53
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £60,000 £51,500
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
993 893 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 13.50% 12.51% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 756 724 811
Average salary £40,000 £38,875 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Hertfordshire +13 27 £44,000 -2.22% 3
Cambridgeshire -23 27 £52,500 +7.14% 15
Essex -9 9 £46,250 +8.82% 3
Suffolk - 5 £40,000 -
Norfolk -3 2 £38,750 -3.12%
Bedfordshire +5 1 £52,500 +57.89% 2
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 80 (70.18%) C
2 71 (62.28%) C++
3 61 (53.51%) Software Engineering
4 40 (35.09%) Java
5 39 (34.21%) Windows
5 39 (34.21%) Linux
6 34 (29.82%) Degree
7 24 (21.05%) Python
7 24 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
8 23 (20.18%) Android
9 21 (18.42%) C#
10 20 (17.54%) Marketing
10 20 (17.54%) Technical Analysis
11 18 (15.79%) Electronics
11 18 (15.79%) QA
11 18 (15.79%) Apple iOS
12 17 (14.91%) Product Management
12 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
12 17 (14.91%) Business Development
12 17 (14.91%) Strategic Planning
12 17 (14.91%) Assembly Language
13 16 (14.04%) Manufacturing
14 15 (13.16%) Algorithms
15 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
15 14 (12.28%) HTML
15 14 (12.28%) CSS
16 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
16 11 (9.65%) PHP
16 11 (9.65%) ISO 9000
16 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
1 4 (3.51%) CloudStack
2 2 (1.75%) IIS
2 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.89%) Wireless
3 6 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.63%) SAN
5 2 (1.75%) VPN
5 2 (1.75%) SSL
5 2 (1.75%) 802.15
5 2 (1.75%) DVB
5 2 (1.75%) Firewall
5 2 (1.75%) VLAN
5 2 (1.75%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.75%) Multicast
6 1 (0.88%) NAS
6 1 (0.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.51%) Android Studio
4 3 (2.63%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.63%) GCC
5 1 (0.88%) GDB
5 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 20 (17.54%) Marketing
2 18 (15.79%) Electronics
3 16 (14.04%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.89%) Aerospace
5 8 (7.02%) Finance
6 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.26%) Military
6 6 (5.26%) Banking
6 6 (5.26%) Retail
7 5 (4.39%) Automotive
8 2 (1.75%) Local Government
9 1 (0.88%) Games
9 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (40.35%) Software Engineer
2 30 (26.32%) Developer
3 19 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 12 (10.53%) Firmware Engineer
5 11 (9.65%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (9.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Embedded Software Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Lead Software Developer
10 3 (2.63%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) C Developer
10 3 (2.63%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.63%) C++ Developer
11 2 (1.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (1.75%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) CSS
1 14 (12.28%) HTML
2 10 (8.77%) HTML5
2 10 (8.77%) CSS3
2 10 (8.77%) WebSockets
3 8 (7.02%) .NET
4 7 (6.14%) Regular Expression
5 5 (4.39%) WinForms
6 2 (1.75%) Web Services
6 2 (1.75%) Flash
6 2 (1.75%) WPF
7 1 (0.88%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.88%) Spring
7 1 (0.88%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
3 15 (13.16%) Algorithms
4 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
5 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (7.89%) Physics
7 7 (6.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (6.14%) Device Driver
7 7 (6.14%) VHDL
8 6 (5.26%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.39%) Telematics
9 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
9 5 (4.39%) Verilog
10 4 (3.51%) Cryptography
10 4 (3.51%) Smartphone
10 4 (3.51%) User Experience
11 3 (2.63%) Chemistry
12 2 (1.75%) Robotics
12 2 (1.75%) Mechatronics
12 2 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.21%) Windows
1 39 (34.21%) Linux
2 23 (20.18%) Android
3 18 (15.79%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Phone
5 4 (3.51%) UNIX
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.51%) Software Engineering
2 20 (17.54%) Technical Analysis
3 17 (14.91%) Strategic Planning
3 17 (14.91%) Business Development
3 17 (14.91%) Product Management
4 10 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.14%) Change Management
5 7 (6.14%) Requirements Management
5 7 (6.14%) Web Development
6 6 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 6 (5.26%) OOP
6 6 (5.26%) Scrum
7 5 (4.39%) OO
7 5 (4.39%) Validation
7 5 (4.39%) Signal Processing
8 4 (3.51%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (3.51%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (3.51%) Android Development
8 4 (3.51%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (70.18%) C
2 71 (62.28%) C++
3 40 (35.09%) Java
4 24 (21.05%) Python
5 21 (18.42%) C#
6 17 (14.91%) Assembly Language
7 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.65%) PHP
8 10 (8.77%) Perl
8 10 (8.77%) Embedded C
9 9 (7.89%) Bash Shell
10 7 (6.14%) MATLAB
11 5 (4.39%) Objective-C
11 5 (4.39%) Embedded C++
11 5 (4.39%) SQL
12 4 (3.51%) VB
12 4 (3.51%) VB6
13 3 (2.63%) VBA
14 2 (1.75%) Ruby
14 2 (1.75%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 34 (29.82%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) PhD
3 2 (1.75%) ISEB
3 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) VCP4
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.79%) QA
2 11 (9.65%) ISO 9000
3 9 (7.89%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (8.77%) Intel
2 9 (7.89%) EMC
3 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.51%) VMware
5 2 (1.75%) Green Hills
5 2 (1.75%) HP
5 2 (1.75%) WatchGuard
5 2 (1.75%) Veeam
5 2 (1.75%) Imperva
5 2 (1.75%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.88%) Altera
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.88%) NetApp
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Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bens personalised
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £48,000 to £58,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Chelmsford
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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