The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 561 574 587
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 341 345 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 3.01% 2.89% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 251 279 228
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
Firmware
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11347 11943 10377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.10% 10.92% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9495 9927 8884
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in England

Firmware
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the England region.

Firmware Salary Trend in England

Firmware
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in England

Firmware
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
South East +7 116 £45,000 +11.11% 33
London +32 61 £50,000 -8.25% 15
East of England +6 49 £43,500 +4.19% 27
East Midlands -4 38 £37,500 - 6
South West -6 30 £40,000 -5.32% 23
Yorkshire +2 20 £36,000 -15.29% 4
West Midlands -10 13 £65,000 +52.94% 6
North West -14 8 £52,500 +5.00% 2
North East -8 6 £35,000 +12.00% 1
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 351 (53.26%) C
2 320 (48.56%) C++
3 260 (39.45%) Software Engineering
4 196 (29.74%) Linux
5 190 (28.83%) Embedded C
6 189 (28.68%) Windows
7 173 (26.25%) Electronics
8 172 (26.10%) Degree
9 143 (21.70%) Embedded C++
10 91 (13.81%) EMC
11 89 (13.51%) TCP/IP
12 88 (13.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 85 (12.90%) Assembly Language
14 82 (12.44%) Ethernet
15 81 (12.29%) Microsoft
16 79 (11.99%) Automotive
16 79 (11.99%) VMware
17 75 (11.38%) Embedded Systems
18 73 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
19 71 (10.77%) Manufacturing
20 69 (10.47%) Cisco
21 64 (9.71%) Java
22 61 (9.26%) Finance
23 59 (8.95%) Wireless
23 59 (8.95%) UML
24 58 (8.80%) Validation
25 57 (8.65%) Subversion
26 56 (8.50%) DNS
27 55 (8.35%) HP
28 54 (8.19%) DHCP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 41 (6.22%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 25 (3.79%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (2.73%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (1.82%) SAS
8 8 (1.21%) IIS
9 5 (0.76%) Lync
9 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.46%) Node.js
11 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.30%) Apache
12 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.30%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (3.95%) MS Office
2 23 (3.49%) Simulink
3 22 (3.34%) TargetLink
4 21 (3.19%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.30%) MS Project
6 2 (0.30%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.46%) Office 365
4 2 (0.30%) IaaS
4 2 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 89 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 82 (12.44%) Ethernet
3 59 (8.95%) Wireless
4 56 (8.50%) DNS
5 54 (8.19%) DHCP
6 49 (7.44%) Firewall
7 42 (6.37%) SAN
8 37 (5.61%) VPN
8 37 (5.61%) LAN
9 35 (5.31%) WAN
10 33 (5.01%) Wi-Fi
11 32 (4.86%) Internet
12 27 (4.10%) VoIP
13 26 (3.95%) Bluetooth
14 24 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (3.34%) Profibus
16 20 (3.03%) VLAN
17 15 (2.28%) NAS
18 14 (2.12%) SSL
19 12 (1.82%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.37%) MySQL
5 5 (0.76%) Big Data
6 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.15%) DB2
8 1 (0.15%) SQLite
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.15%) Redis
8 1 (0.15%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 57 (8.65%) Subversion
2 35 (5.31%) Visual Studio
3 34 (5.16%) JIRA
4 30 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 25 (3.79%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.97%) LabVIEW
7 11 (1.67%) GCC
8 10 (1.52%) GDB
8 10 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (1.37%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.76%) TortoiseSVN
10 5 (0.76%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.61%) Valgrind
12 3 (0.46%) WinDbg
12 3 (0.46%) PVCS
12 3 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
General
1 173 (26.25%) Electronics
2 79 (11.99%) Automotive
3 71 (10.77%) Manufacturing
4 61 (9.26%) Finance
5 32 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.19%) Aerospace
6 21 (3.19%) Marketing
7 12 (1.82%) Military
8 10 (1.52%) Banking
9 8 (1.21%) Legal
10 7 (1.06%) Retail
11 5 (0.76%) Publishing
12 4 (0.61%) Advertising
13 3 (0.46%) Games
13 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.15%) German Language
15 1 (0.15%) Avionics
15 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 195 (29.59%) Software Engineer
2 99 (15.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 79 (11.99%) Electronics Engineer
4 78 (11.84%) Developer
5 76 (11.53%) Firmware Engineer
6 69 (10.47%) Hardware Engineer
7 55 (8.35%) Design Engineer
8 42 (6.37%) Software Developer
9 37 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
10 30 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
11 29 (4.40%) Administrator
12 26 (3.95%) Support Engineer
13 24 (3.64%) Principal Engineer
14 20 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
14 20 (3.03%) Analyst
15 19 (2.88%) Principal Software Engineer
16 18 (2.73%) Wintel Engineer
17 17 (2.58%) Graduate
17 17 (2.58%) Network Engineer
18 15 (2.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.46%) .NET
2 23 (3.49%) HTML
3 21 (3.19%) Qt
4 17 (2.58%) HTML5
4 17 (2.58%) CSS
5 16 (2.43%) CSS3
5 16 (2.43%) WebSockets
5 16 (2.43%) 802.1X
6 12 (1.82%) Web Services
7 11 (1.67%) Regular Expression
8 10 (1.52%) MFC
9 6 (0.91%) XML
9 6 (0.91%) DirectX
10 4 (0.61%) Flash
10 4 (0.61%) STL
10 4 (0.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (0.46%) Direct3D
11 3 (0.46%) OpenCL
11 3 (0.46%) OpenGL
11 3 (0.46%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (13.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 75 (11.38%) Embedded Systems
3 73 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (7.89%) Computer Science
5 43 (6.53%) VHDL
6 41 (6.22%) Mathematics
6 41 (6.22%) Telematics
7 35 (5.31%) Algorithms
8 29 (4.40%) Physics
9 27 (4.10%) Blackberry
10 26 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 23 (3.49%) Management Information System
11 23 (3.49%) Hedge funds
12 22 (3.34%) CAN bus
12 22 (3.34%) Device Driver
13 19 (2.88%) Data Centre
14 16 (2.43%) Mobile App
14 16 (2.43%) Replication
15 14 (2.12%) EMC VNX
16 12 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 196 (29.74%) Linux
2 189 (28.68%) Windows
3 54 (8.19%) UNIX
4 45 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (6.22%) Android
6 32 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (3.49%) Embedded Linux
7 23 (3.49%) Apple iOS
8 19 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.97%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.82%) Solaris
11 9 (1.37%) AIX
11 9 (1.37%) SUSE
11 9 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.21%) VxWorks
12 8 (1.21%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.76%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.61%) VMS
14 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (39.45%) Software Engineering
2 59 (8.95%) UML
3 58 (8.80%) Validation
4 52 (7.89%) ITIL
5 51 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (6.07%) Project Management
7 34 (5.16%) Configuration Management
8 33 (5.01%) Embedded Software Development
9 29 (4.40%) Asset Management
10 28 (4.25%) Mentoring
11 27 (4.10%) SDLC
12 25 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (3.34%) Change Management
14 20 (3.03%) Signal Processing
15 19 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
16 18 (2.73%) Patch Management
17 17 (2.58%) Release Management
18 16 (2.43%) Business Continuity
18 16 (2.43%) Performance Tuning
19 15 (2.28%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 351 (53.26%) C
2 320 (48.56%) C++
3 190 (28.83%) Embedded C
4 143 (21.70%) Embedded C++
5 85 (12.90%) Assembly Language
6 64 (9.71%) Java
7 53 (8.04%) C#
8 48 (7.28%) Python
9 38 (5.77%) MATLAB
10 27 (4.10%) Perl
11 26 (3.95%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.64%) JavaScript
13 22 (3.34%) ANSI C
14 19 (2.88%) PHP
15 18 (2.73%) SQL
16 15 (2.28%) VB
17 13 (1.97%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.97%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.91%) Objective-C
19 3 (0.46%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 172 (26.10%) Degree
2 39 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (5.61%) Security Cleared
4 33 (5.01%) CCNA
5 30 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 27 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (3.03%) MCSE
8 19 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (2.73%) CCNP
10 13 (1.97%) PhD
11 10 (1.52%) MCP
12 7 (1.06%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.91%) CCIE
14 5 (0.76%) MCSA
14 5 (0.76%) SAP Certification
14 5 (0.76%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.76%) HP ASE
14 5 (0.76%) Dell Certification
14 5 (0.76%) VCP5
15 3 (0.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.01%) SLA
2 29 (4.40%) QA
3 15 (2.28%) ISO 9000
4 11 (1.67%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.37%) JTAG
6 7 (1.06%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.46%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 52 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 43 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.92%) VMware ESX
4 37 (5.61%) vSphere
5 18 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.52%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (0.61%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.61%) SRDF
9 3 (0.46%) NFS
9 3 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.30%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.30%) XenApp
10 2 (0.30%) XenServer
10 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.15%) Samba
11 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (4.25%) SCCM
2 14 (2.12%) WSUS
3 9 (1.37%) SCOM
4 5 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (0.76%) Nagios
5 4 (0.61%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.61%) Check_MK
5 4 (0.61%) Icinga
6 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.46%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.30%) Puppet
7 2 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.30%) SnapMirror
7 2 (0.30%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 91 (13.81%) EMC
2 81 (12.29%) Microsoft
3 79 (11.99%) VMware
4 69 (10.47%) Cisco
5 55 (8.35%) HP
6 25 (3.79%) Fujitsu
7 24 (3.64%) IBM
8 23 (3.49%) QNX
9 21 (3.19%) Red Hat
9 21 (3.19%) Freescale
10 19 (2.88%) Renesas
10 19 (2.88%) NEC
10 19 (2.88%) Citrix
11 18 (2.73%) Atmel
12 17 (2.58%) Mentor Graphics
13 16 (2.43%) Dell
13 16 (2.43%) Oracle
14 12 (1.82%) Meraki
15 11 (1.67%) Xilinx
15 11 (1.67%) Progress
Berkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Absolute Solution
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bens, International Company
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago