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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 201 171 211
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +40
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 58 109 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.78% 1.33% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 5.58% 10.98% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38 91 58
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £33,000 £37,050
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
1039 993 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 13.93% 12.12% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 800 812 846
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
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 1 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 1 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 -39 25 £53,500 +12.63% 13
Hertfordshire +12 19 £44,000 -20.00% 3
Essex 0 7 £45,000 +2.27% 5
Suffolk - 5 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +15 1 £52,500 +57.89%
Norfolk -4 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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 81 (70.43%) C
2 77 (66.96%) C++
3 58 (50.43%) Software Engineering
4 46 (40.00%) Java
5 45 (39.13%) Windows
5 45 (39.13%) Linux
6 28 (24.35%) Python
6 28 (24.35%) Degree
7 24 (20.87%) Android
8 22 (19.13%) Marketing
8 22 (19.13%) Embedded Systems
8 22 (19.13%) Technical Analysis
9 21 (18.26%) C#
10 19 (16.52%) Apple iOS
11 18 (15.65%) QA
12 17 (14.78%) HTML
12 17 (14.78%) CSS
12 17 (14.78%) Strategic Planning
12 17 (14.78%) Business Development
12 17 (14.78%) Product Management
13 16 (13.91%) JavaScript
14 15 (13.04%) Assembly Language
14 15 (13.04%) Electronics
14 15 (13.04%) Computer Science
15 14 (12.17%) Management Information System
15 14 (12.17%) Manufacturing
16 13 (11.30%) PHP
16 13 (11.30%) HTML5
16 13 (11.30%) CSS3
16 13 (11.30%) WebSockets

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (3.48%) OpenStack
1 4 (3.48%) CloudStack
2 2 (1.74%) IIS
2 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.70%) Wireless
3 5 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.74%) VLAN
5 2 (1.74%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.74%) Firewall
5 2 (1.74%) 802.15
5 2 (1.74%) VPN
5 2 (1.74%) SSL
5 2 (1.74%) SAN
6 1 (0.87%) Internet
6 1 (0.87%) 802.11
6 1 (0.87%) DVB
6 1 (0.87%) Multicast
6 1 (0.87%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.48%) Android Studio
4 3 (2.61%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.61%) GCC
5 1 (0.87%) GDB
5 1 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 22 (19.13%) Marketing
2 15 (13.04%) Electronics
3 14 (12.17%) Manufacturing
4 12 (10.43%) Finance
5 9 (7.83%) Aerospace
6 8 (6.96%) Retail
7 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
8 6 (5.22%) Automotive
8 6 (5.22%) Military
8 6 (5.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.87%) Games
9 1 (0.87%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (39.13%) Software Engineer
2 38 (33.04%) Developer
3 25 (21.74%) Software Developer
4 12 (10.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (10.43%) Firmware Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Lead Software Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Embedded Software Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.61%) C++ Developer
9 3 (2.61%) Tester
9 3 (2.61%) C Developer
9 3 (2.61%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 2 (1.74%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) CSS
1 17 (14.78%) HTML
2 13 (11.30%) HTML5
2 13 (11.30%) CSS3
2 13 (11.30%) WebSockets
3 9 (7.83%) Regular Expression
4 8 (6.96%) .NET
5 5 (4.35%) WinForms
6 2 (1.74%) Web Services
6 2 (1.74%) WPF
7 1 (0.87%) Flash
7 1 (0.87%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.87%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.87%) Spring
7 1 (0.87%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 14 (12.17%) Management Information System
4 13 (11.30%) Algorithms
5 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (7.83%) Physics
7 8 (6.96%) Device Driver
7 8 (6.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (6.09%) VHDL
9 6 (5.22%) Mathematics
10 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
10 5 (4.35%) Verilog
10 5 (4.35%) Telematics
11 4 (3.48%) Cryptography
11 4 (3.48%) User Experience
12 3 (2.61%) Chemistry
13 2 (1.74%) PKI
13 2 (1.74%) Smartphone
13 2 (1.74%) Open Source
13 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.13%) Windows
1 45 (39.13%) Linux
2 24 (20.87%) Android
3 19 (16.52%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.35%) Windows Phone
5 4 (3.48%) UNIX
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.87%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.43%) Software Engineering
2 22 (19.13%) Technical Analysis
3 17 (14.78%) Strategic Planning
3 17 (14.78%) Business Development
3 17 (14.78%) Product Management
4 9 (7.83%) Web Development
4 9 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.09%) Change Management
5 7 (6.09%) Requirements Management
6 6 (5.22%) OOP
7 5 (4.35%) OO
7 5 (4.35%) Scrum
7 5 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 5 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (3.48%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (3.48%) Android Development
8 4 (3.48%) iOS Development
8 4 (3.48%) Mobile Development
8 4 (3.48%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 81 (70.43%) C
2 77 (66.96%) C++
3 46 (40.00%) Java
4 28 (24.35%) Python
5 21 (18.26%) C#
6 16 (13.91%) JavaScript
7 15 (13.04%) Assembly Language
8 13 (11.30%) PHP
9 12 (10.43%) Perl
10 10 (8.70%) Bash Shell
11 9 (7.83%) Embedded C
12 5 (4.35%) MATLAB
12 5 (4.35%) Objective-C
12 5 (4.35%) SQL
13 4 (3.48%) VB
13 4 (3.48%) VB6
14 3 (2.61%) Embedded C++
14 3 (2.61%) VBA
15 1 (0.87%) Ruby
15 1 (0.87%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 28 (24.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) PhD
3 2 (1.74%) ISEB
3 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) PMP
4 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.65%) QA
2 11 (9.57%) ISO 9000
3 7 (6.09%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.87%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (7.83%) Intel
2 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.96%) EMC
3 2 (1.74%) HP
3 2 (1.74%) Imperva
3 2 (1.74%) 3PAR
3 2 (1.74%) VMware
3 2 (1.74%) Xilinx
3 2 (1.74%) WatchGuard
4 1 (0.87%) Altera
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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