The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 581 638 591
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -47
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 361 314 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 3.04% 2.47% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 283 247 345
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,937
% change year-on-year
- +2.72%
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
11868 12704 11808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.35% 12.35% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10117 10505 9983
Median salary £42,500 £42,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in England

Firmware
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +56 110 £40,000 -5.88% 19
London +40 80 £47,500 -17.39% 2
East Midlands +21 51 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East of England +4 41 £42,500 -3.40% 10
South West -15 37 £40,000 +3.89% 5
West Midlands -5 22 £45,000 +28.57% 3
North West +30 14 £37,500 - 9
Yorkshire -6 6 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Midlands - 2 £75,000 -
North East 0 1 £33,000 -5.71% 4
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 347 (50.44%) C
2 254 (36.92%) C++
3 235 (34.16%) Electronics
4 226 (32.85%) Degree
5 224 (32.56%) Software Engineering
6 192 (27.91%) Linux
7 156 (22.67%) Windows
8 135 (19.62%) Embedded C
8 135 (19.62%) Embedded Systems
9 108 (15.70%) Cisco
10 102 (14.83%) Computer Science
11 99 (14.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 88 (12.79%) Python
12 88 (12.79%) Windows Server
13 86 (12.50%) VMware
14 85 (12.35%) Microsoft
15 77 (11.19%) Firewall
16 75 (10.90%) Telecoms
16 75 (10.90%) Embedded C++
16 75 (10.90%) TCP/IP
17 74 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
18 73 (10.61%) EMC
19 70 (10.17%) Wireless
20 69 (10.03%) HP
21 67 (9.74%) Assembly Language
22 65 (9.45%) C#
22 65 (9.45%) Perl
23 63 (9.16%) ITIL
23 63 (9.16%) Active Directory
24 62 (9.01%) IBM

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (5.38%) Skype for Business
2 19 (2.76%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.47%) Apache
4 15 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (1.60%) JBoss
6 11 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.16%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.87%) CMS
8 6 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.73%) IIS
10 2 (0.29%) nginx
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.47%) Simulink
3 15 (2.18%) MS Visio
3 15 (2.18%) TargetLink
4 12 (1.74%) MS Office
5 8 (1.16%) MS Project
6 7 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.87%) OrCAD
8 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.58%) LabWindows
2 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.16%) IaaS
2 8 (1.16%) Office 365
3 7 (1.02%) PaaS
4 6 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (11.19%) Firewall
2 75 (10.90%) TCP/IP
3 70 (10.17%) Wireless
4 62 (9.01%) Ethernet
5 50 (7.27%) SAN
6 39 (5.67%) ZigBee
7 38 (5.52%) RS-232
8 37 (5.38%) Bluetooth
8 37 (5.38%) DNS
9 34 (4.94%) Internet
10 31 (4.51%) DHCP
11 29 (4.22%) RS-485
12 27 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (3.63%) VPN
14 20 (2.91%) Network Security
15 19 (2.76%) LAN
16 18 (2.62%) WAN
17 17 (2.47%) iSCSI
17 17 (2.47%) VoIP
18 16 (2.33%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.52%) MySQL
2 27 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.18%) Big Data
4 13 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.74%) RDBMS
5 12 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.31%) DB2
7 8 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.87%) Apache Accumulo
9 6 (0.87%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.73%) Redis
10 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.29%) Informix
12 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 36 (5.23%) Visual Studio
2 22 (3.20%) Subversion
3 21 (3.05%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.62%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.16%) LabVIEW
5 8 (1.16%) Robot Framework
6 4 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.29%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.29%) GitLab
7 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.15%) GDB
8 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 235 (34.16%) Electronics
2 75 (10.90%) Telecoms
3 44 (6.40%) Finance
4 43 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 39 (5.67%) Automotive
6 20 (2.91%) Aerospace
7 15 (2.18%) Banking
8 12 (1.74%) Military
9 9 (1.31%) Publishing
10 8 (1.16%) Avionics
10 8 (1.16%) Games
11 6 (0.87%) Marketing
12 5 (0.73%) French Language
13 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Back Office
13 2 (0.29%) Billing
13 2 (0.29%) Legal
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 171 (24.85%) Embedded Engineer
2 157 (22.82%) Software Engineer
3 119 (17.30%) Firmware Engineer
4 117 (17.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 83 (12.06%) Embedded C Engineer
6 72 (10.47%) Hardware Engineer
7 65 (9.45%) C Software Engineer
7 65 (9.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 64 (9.30%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 64 (9.30%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 63 (9.16%) C++ Software Engineer
10 61 (8.87%) Electronics Engineer
11 59 (8.58%) Developer
12 58 (8.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 45 (6.54%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 43 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
15 42 (6.10%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 41 (5.96%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
16 41 (5.96%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
17 40 (5.81%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.38%) .NET
2 29 (4.22%) Web Services
3 26 (3.78%) HTML
4 13 (1.89%) MFC
5 12 (1.74%) Qt
6 11 (1.60%) LAMP
7 10 (1.45%) DirectX
7 10 (1.45%) OpenGL
8 8 (1.16%) Flash
9 6 (0.87%) ELK Stack
9 6 (0.87%) Kafka
9 6 (0.87%) LINQ to SQL
10 5 (0.73%) 802.1X
10 5 (0.73%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (0.73%) CSS
10 5 (0.73%) JAAS
10 5 (0.73%) Java EE
10 5 (0.73%) JMS
10 5 (0.73%) JMX
10 5 (0.73%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 135 (19.62%) Embedded Systems
2 102 (14.83%) Computer Science
3 99 (14.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 51 (7.41%) VHDL
5 50 (7.27%) Clustering
6 45 (6.54%) Data Centre
7 36 (5.23%) Algorithms
8 29 (4.22%) Mathematics
9 28 (4.07%) Driving Licence
10 27 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (3.92%) Mobile App
11 21 (3.05%) Physics
11 21 (3.05%) Verilog
12 20 (2.91%) Internet of Things
13 18 (2.62%) Device Driver
13 18 (2.62%) EMC VMAX
14 17 (2.47%) CPLD
15 14 (2.03%) Telematics
16 13 (1.89%) CAN bus
17 12 (1.74%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 192 (27.91%) Linux
2 156 (22.67%) Windows
3 88 (12.79%) Windows Server
4 60 (8.72%) Unix
5 42 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (5.81%) Android
7 37 (5.38%) SUSE
7 37 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (5.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (3.05%) Apple iOS
10 21 (3.05%) VxWorks
11 19 (2.76%) CentOS
12 18 (2.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 12 (1.74%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
15 10 (1.45%) Solaris
16 9 (1.31%) AIX
16 9 (1.31%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (32.56%) Software Engineering
2 63 (9.16%) ITIL
3 53 (7.70%) Validation
4 51 (7.41%) Schematic Capture
5 44 (6.40%) Project Management
6 40 (5.81%) Mentoring
7 35 (5.09%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (5.09%) High Availability
8 33 (4.80%) Signal Processing
9 32 (4.65%) UML
10 30 (4.36%) Configuration Management
11 28 (4.07%) Coaching
12 27 (3.92%) Change Management
12 27 (3.92%) Incident Management
13 26 (3.78%) Root Cause Analysis
14 25 (3.63%) Change Control
14 25 (3.63%) Line Management
14 25 (3.63%) OO
14 25 (3.63%) Problem Management
15 24 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 347 (50.44%) C
2 254 (36.92%) C++
3 135 (19.62%) Embedded C
4 88 (12.79%) Python
5 75 (10.90%) Embedded C++
6 67 (9.74%) Assembly Language
7 65 (9.45%) C#
7 65 (9.45%) Perl
8 55 (7.99%) Java
8 55 (7.99%) SQL
9 43 (6.25%) Bash Shell
10 32 (4.65%) MATLAB
11 31 (4.51%) PHP
12 23 (3.34%) PowerShell
12 23 (3.34%) Shell Script
13 19 (2.76%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.89%) AWK
14 13 (1.89%) sed
14 13 (1.89%) VB
15 12 (1.74%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 226 (32.85%) Degree
2 43 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (4.65%) CCNA
5 26 (3.78%) SC Cleared
6 22 (3.20%) CCNP
7 15 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (2.03%) MCSE
9 9 (1.31%) CCSE
10 8 (1.16%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (1.16%) ISEB
10 8 (1.16%) MCSA
10 8 (1.16%) MOS
10 8 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.87%) HND
12 5 (0.73%) PhD
13 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.58%) VCAP
13 4 (0.58%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.09%) SLA
2 28 (4.07%) QA
3 22 (3.20%) MISRA
4 13 (1.89%) MISRA C
5 12 (1.74%) SAS 70
6 7 (1.02%) ISO 9000
7 5 (0.73%) Def Stans
7 5 (0.73%) DO-254
8 4 (0.58%) DO-160
8 4 (0.58%) FIPS 140-2
9 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.44%) JTAG
10 1 (0.15%) ARP4754
10 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 74 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (9.16%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.62%) NFS
3 18 (2.62%) VMware ESX
4 16 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.74%) vSphere
6 11 (1.60%) Xen
6 11 (1.60%) XenApp
7 8 (1.16%) KVM
7 8 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (1.16%) vCloud
7 8 (1.16%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.87%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.58%) LXC
9 4 (0.58%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.44%) OpenSIPS
11 2 (0.29%) Docker
11 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (5.23%) SCCM
2 20 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (2.62%) SCOM
4 12 (1.74%) Data Guard
4 12 (1.74%) HP SIM
5 10 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (1.16%) Unicenter
7 7 (1.02%) Simpana
8 6 (0.87%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.87%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.87%) Kibana
8 6 (0.87%) logstash
8 6 (0.87%) Nagios
8 6 (0.87%) Puppet
8 6 (0.87%) Zenoss
9 5 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.58%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 108 (15.70%) Cisco
2 86 (12.50%) VMware
3 85 (12.35%) Microsoft
4 73 (10.61%) EMC
5 69 (10.03%) HP
6 62 (9.01%) IBM
7 41 (5.96%) Oracle
8 39 (5.67%) Dell
9 36 (5.23%) Red Hat
10 31 (4.51%) CommVault
10 31 (4.51%) NetApp
11 30 (4.36%) F5
12 26 (3.78%) Juniper
13 23 (3.34%) Sun
14 22 (3.20%) CheckPoint
15 21 (3.05%) Citrix
16 18 (2.62%) Atmel
17 16 (2.33%) Extreme Networks
17 16 (2.33%) Palo Alto
18 15 (2.18%) Remedy
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
WA Consultants
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
TDA Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40 - £55K dep on Exp.
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago