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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 209 194 222
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 55 89 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 1.03% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 5.61% 8.52% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 81 42
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
981 1044 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.96% 12.06% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 710 874 814
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +10 28 £46,000 +22.66% 4
Cambridgeshire -33 17 £45,000 - 10
Essex +2 5 £41,250 -6.25% 10
Suffolk - 5 £21,500 - 4
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 96 (75.59%) C
2 86 (67.72%) C++
3 62 (48.82%) Windows
4 59 (46.46%) Software Engineering
5 57 (44.88%) Java
6 54 (42.52%) Linux
7 35 (27.56%) Python
8 29 (22.83%) Marketing
9 28 (22.05%) Technical Analysis
10 26 (20.47%) Android
10 26 (20.47%) JavaScript
10 26 (20.47%) HTML
11 23 (18.11%) Apple iOS
11 23 (18.11%) Degree
12 22 (17.32%) CSS
13 21 (16.54%) PHP
14 20 (15.75%) Perl
14 20 (15.75%) Electronics
14 20 (15.75%) CSS3
14 20 (15.75%) WebSockets
14 20 (15.75%) HTML5
15 19 (14.96%) C#
16 18 (14.17%) Finance
16 18 (14.17%) Embedded Systems
16 18 (14.17%) QA
17 17 (13.39%) Computer Science
17 17 (13.39%) Business Development
17 17 (13.39%) Strategic Planning
17 17 (13.39%) Product Management
18 16 (12.60%) Assembly Language

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.57%) IIS
1 2 (1.57%) CloudStack
1 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) Wireless
2 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.72%) SAN
4 5 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.15%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.36%) DNS
6 3 (2.36%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.57%) VPN
7 2 (1.57%) SSL
7 2 (1.57%) DHCP
7 2 (1.57%) Firewall
7 2 (1.57%) SSH
7 2 (1.57%) VLAN
7 2 (1.57%) NAS
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.79%) IGMP
8 1 (0.79%) RTSP
8 1 (0.79%) Network Security
8 1 (0.79%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) MySQL
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.94%) GCC
3 4 (3.15%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.15%) Android Studio
4 3 (2.36%) GDB
5 2 (1.57%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.57%) Subversion
6 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 29 (22.83%) Marketing
2 20 (15.75%) Electronics
3 18 (14.17%) Finance
4 13 (10.24%) Retail
5 11 (8.66%) Manufacturing
6 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.72%) Automotive
7 6 (4.72%) Banking
8 4 (3.15%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.79%) German Language
9 1 (0.79%) Games
9 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (39.37%) Developer
2 44 (34.65%) Software Engineer
3 31 (24.41%) Software Developer
4 14 (11.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (8.66%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Firmware Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Graduate
9 6 (4.72%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Lead Software Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Administrator
11 4 (3.15%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Embedded Software Developer
11 4 (3.15%) C Software Engineer
12 3 (2.36%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.47%) HTML
2 22 (17.32%) CSS
3 20 (15.75%) CSS3
3 20 (15.75%) WebSockets
3 20 (15.75%) HTML5
4 15 (11.81%) Regular Expression
5 9 (7.09%) .NET
6 6 (4.72%) Web Services
7 4 (3.15%) WinForms
8 2 (1.57%) OpenCL
9 1 (0.79%) Qt
9 1 (0.79%) QML
9 1 (0.79%) Spring
9 1 (0.79%) WPF
9 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.79%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.79%) MFC
9 1 (0.79%) Flash
9 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.17%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (13.39%) Computer Science
3 15 (11.81%) Management Information System
4 14 (11.02%) Algorithms
5 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.30%) Device Driver
7 7 (5.51%) Mobile App
7 7 (5.51%) Physics
8 6 (4.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (3.15%) Replication
9 4 (3.15%) VHDL
9 4 (3.15%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.15%) Telematics
9 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
10 3 (2.36%) Mechatronics
11 2 (1.57%) AS400
11 2 (1.57%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.57%) iSeries
11 2 (1.57%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 62 (48.82%) Windows
2 54 (42.52%) Linux
3 26 (20.47%) Android
4 23 (18.11%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.94%) Windows Phone
5 5 (3.94%) UNIX
6 3 (2.36%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.57%) VMS
8 1 (0.79%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.46%) Software Engineering
2 28 (22.05%) Technical Analysis
3 17 (13.39%) Business Development
3 17 (13.39%) Strategic Planning
3 17 (13.39%) Product Management
4 15 (11.81%) Web Development
5 6 (4.72%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (3.94%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (3.94%) Multithreading
6 5 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.94%) Migration
6 5 (3.94%) Change Management
6 5 (3.94%) OOP
6 5 (3.94%) OO
7 4 (3.15%) UML
7 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.15%) Validation
7 4 (3.15%) Use Case
7 4 (3.15%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (75.59%) C
2 86 (67.72%) C++
3 57 (44.88%) Java
4 35 (27.56%) Python
5 26 (20.47%) JavaScript
6 21 (16.54%) PHP
7 20 (15.75%) Perl
8 19 (14.96%) C#
9 16 (12.60%) Assembly Language
10 15 (11.81%) Bash Shell
11 10 (7.87%) Embedded C
12 8 (6.30%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.15%) Embedded C++
13 4 (3.15%) VB
13 4 (3.15%) MATLAB
13 4 (3.15%) VB6
14 3 (2.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (18.11%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (2.36%) MCSE
2 3 (2.36%) PhD
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.57%) ISEB
3 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.79%) PMP
4 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.17%) QA
2 6 (4.72%) ISO 9000
3 4 (3.15%) IEC 61508
4 3 (2.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.79%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.94%) VMware ESX
2 5 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.15%) vSphere
4 3 (2.36%) SRDF
4 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.57%) NFS
5 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (7.87%) VMware
1 10 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.09%) HP
2 9 (7.09%) Cisco
3 7 (5.51%) EMC
4 5 (3.94%) Fujitsu
5 4 (3.15%) Intel
5 4 (3.15%) Xilinx
5 4 (3.15%) 3PAR
6 3 (2.36%) Brocade
6 3 (2.36%) Dell
7 2 (1.57%) NetApp
7 2 (1.57%) Veritas
7 2 (1.57%) IBM
7 2 (1.57%) QNX
7 2 (1.57%) WatchGuard
7 2 (1.57%) Imperva
8 1 (0.79%) Altera
8 1 (0.79%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.79%) IronPort
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension , 26 Days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago