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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 226 206 214
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 31 50 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.65% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 3.90% 5.30% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 27
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,550 £24,646
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
794 944 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.84% 12.33% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 635 757 618
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +11 17 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Essex -4 7 £44,000 +17.33% 5
Hertfordshire -5 5 £47,500 +19.49% 5
Suffolk +2 2 £30,750 - 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 63 (71.59%) C
2 44 (50.00%) C++
3 39 (44.32%) Windows
4 36 (40.91%) Software Engineering
5 32 (36.36%) Linux
6 24 (27.27%) Python
7 21 (23.86%) Java
8 19 (21.59%) Electronics
9 18 (20.45%) Embedded C
10 15 (17.05%) HTML
10 15 (17.05%) Computer Science
11 14 (15.91%) Degree
11 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
11 14 (15.91%) PHP
12 12 (13.64%) Perl
12 12 (13.64%) Device Driver
13 10 (11.36%) Marketing
13 10 (11.36%) Finance
14 9 (10.23%) Automotive
14 9 (10.23%) VMware
14 9 (10.23%) C#
14 9 (10.23%) CSS
14 9 (10.23%) Cisco
14 9 (10.23%) HTML5
14 9 (10.23%) Physics
14 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (10.23%) CSS3
14 9 (10.23%) WebSockets
15 8 (9.09%) Regular Expression
15 8 (9.09%) Technical Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) Ethernet
1 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.68%) SAN
2 5 (5.68%) Wireless
2 5 (5.68%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.55%) DNS
4 3 (3.41%) DHCP
4 3 (3.41%) SSH
4 3 (3.41%) NAS
5 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.14%) 3G
6 1 (1.14%) HTTP
6 1 (1.14%) IGMP
6 1 (1.14%) RTSP
6 1 (1.14%) Network Security
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.14%) 2G
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.27%) LabVIEW
1 2 (2.27%) GCC
1 2 (2.27%) GDB
2 1 (1.14%) Subversion
2 1 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (21.59%) Electronics
2 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Marketing
3 9 (10.23%) Automotive
4 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 7 (7.95%) Retail
6 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.27%) Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 28 (31.82%) Developer
3 14 (15.91%) Software Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Graduate
6 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Administrator
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Embedded C Developer
9 5 (5.68%) C Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Design Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Software Design Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 2 (2.27%) Wintel Administrator
12 2 (2.27%) C Software Engineer
12 2 (2.27%) Lead Software Developer
12 2 (2.27%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) HTML
2 9 (10.23%) CSS
2 9 (10.23%) HTML5
2 9 (10.23%) CSS3
2 9 (10.23%) WebSockets
3 8 (9.09%) Regular Expression
4 6 (6.82%) .NET
4 6 (6.82%) Web Services
5 2 (2.27%) OpenCL
6 1 (1.14%) Flash
6 1 (1.14%) Middleware
6 1 (1.14%) Qt
6 1 (1.14%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.64%) Device Driver
3 9 (10.23%) Physics
4 8 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 7 (7.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
7 5 (5.68%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.55%) Replication
8 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
9 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.41%) Mechatronics
10 2 (2.27%) AS400
10 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
10 2 (2.27%) EMC VNX
10 2 (2.27%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (2.27%) iSeries
10 2 (2.27%) LPAR
11 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.32%) Windows
2 32 (36.36%) Linux
3 6 (6.82%) Mac OS X
3 6 (6.82%) Android
3 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.41%) UNIX
6 2 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.27%) VMS
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 8 (9.09%) Web Development
2 8 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (6.82%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (6.82%) Migration
4 5 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.68%) Low Latency
4 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (5.68%) Signal Processing
4 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
4 5 (5.68%) SDLC
5 4 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.41%) Time Management
6 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.41%) Scrum
6 3 (3.41%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.41%) Server Hardening
6 3 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (71.59%) C
2 44 (50.00%) C++
3 24 (27.27%) Python
4 21 (23.86%) Java
5 18 (20.45%) Embedded C
6 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 14 (15.91%) PHP
7 12 (13.64%) Perl
8 9 (10.23%) C#
9 8 (9.09%) Bash Shell
10 6 (6.82%) Objective-C
11 5 (5.68%) Assembly Language
12 3 (3.41%) MATLAB
12 3 (3.41%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) PhD
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.55%) MCSE
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.14%) HNC
4 1 (1.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) JTAG
3 1 (1.14%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.82%) VMware ESX
3 5 (5.68%) vSphere
4 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.41%) SRDF
6 2 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) SnapMirror
1 2 (2.27%) SnapVault
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Cisco
1 9 (10.23%) VMware
2 8 (9.09%) HP
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.82%) Fujitsu
4 5 (5.68%) QNX
5 3 (3.41%) Brocade
5 3 (3.41%) Xilinx
5 3 (3.41%) Dell
6 2 (2.27%) EMC
6 2 (2.27%) Citrix
6 2 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) NetApp
6 2 (2.27%) Veritas
6 2 (2.27%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.14%) IronPort
7 1 (1.14%) Atmel
7 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.14%) Perforce
7 1 (1.14%) Blue Coat
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Posted: 7 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Xaar
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xaar
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago