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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 545 631 625
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 372 323 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 3.38% 2.80% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 298 246 276
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
11015 11525 12419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.20% 11.31% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9414 9671 10302
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +41 152 £45,000 - 14
East of England +40 49 £40,000 -8.04% 14
West Midlands +24 47 £38,500 -9.41% 3
South West +16 39 £40,000 - 3
East Midlands +25 38 £44,000 +25.71% 1
London -5 24 £45,000 -10.00% 9
North East - 15 £31,500 - 6
Yorkshire +21 12 £26,500 -27.89% 3
North West +16 4 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 282 (39.22%) C
2 234 (32.55%) Linux
3 218 (30.32%) C++
4 187 (26.01%) Software Engineering
5 185 (25.73%) Degree
6 171 (23.78%) Electronics
7 132 (18.36%) Firewall
8 130 (18.08%) Microsoft
9 126 (17.52%) Embedded C
10 116 (16.13%) Python
11 110 (15.30%) Windows
12 108 (15.02%) VMware
13 104 (14.46%) Cisco
14 103 (14.33%) Data Centre
15 102 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
16 100 (13.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 98 (13.63%) Embedded Systems
18 84 (11.68%) HP
19 82 (11.40%) Computer Science
20 81 (11.27%) ITIL
21 78 (10.85%) Active Directory
22 74 (10.29%) Unix
23 70 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
24 69 (9.60%) Embedded C++
25 67 (9.32%) IBM
25 67 (9.32%) Telecoms
26 66 (9.18%) MS Excel
27 65 (9.04%) Security Cleared
28 62 (8.62%) Wireless
29 61 (8.48%) Clustering

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 29 (4.03%) Apache
2 21 (2.92%) IIS
3 20 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.81%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.97%) JBoss
6 6 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.42%) Confluence
9 3 (0.42%) nginx
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.14%) CMS
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 66 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.78%) MS Office
3 19 (2.64%) Simulink
4 18 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.23%) TargetLink
6 9 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.42%) MS Project
7 3 (0.42%) OrCAD
8 2 (0.28%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.28%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.53%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.56%) LabWindows
3 3 (0.42%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.11%) IaaS
4 7 (0.97%) PaaS
5 5 (0.70%) Office 365
6 4 (0.56%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.42%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 132 (18.36%) Firewall
2 62 (8.62%) Wireless
3 53 (7.37%) VPN
4 48 (6.68%) Ethernet
5 44 (6.12%) DNS
5 44 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 41 (5.70%) SAN
7 34 (4.73%) Internet
8 33 (4.59%) Network Security
9 29 (4.03%) DHCP
9 29 (4.03%) RS-232
10 25 (3.48%) LAN
11 23 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (3.06%) FWSM
12 22 (3.06%) RS-485
12 22 (3.06%) WAN
13 20 (2.78%) Bluetooth
14 19 (2.64%) LDAP
15 18 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.03%) MySQL
2 20 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.53%) Big Data
4 10 (1.39%) DB2
4 10 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.83%) Apache Accumulo
7 6 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.42%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.28%) KDB
10 2 (0.28%) Kdb+
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 40 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.31%) Visual Studio
3 28 (3.89%) Subversion
4 17 (2.36%) JIRA
5 7 (0.97%) Eclipse
5 7 (0.97%) Robot Framework
6 4 (0.56%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.56%) Geb
6 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.56%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.56%) Selenium
6 4 (0.56%) Spock
6 4 (0.56%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.42%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.28%) GitLab
8 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.14%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 171 (23.78%) Electronics
2 67 (9.32%) Telecoms
3 49 (6.82%) Finance
4 27 (3.76%) Automotive
5 26 (3.62%) Manufacturing
6 22 (3.06%) Publishing
7 16 (2.23%) Games
8 13 (1.81%) Retail
9 12 (1.67%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.83%) Military
11 5 (0.70%) Legal
12 3 (0.42%) Avionics
12 3 (0.42%) German Language
13 2 (0.28%) Advertising
13 2 (0.28%) Back Office
13 2 (0.28%) Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) French Language
13 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 152 (21.14%) Embedded Engineer
2 129 (17.94%) Software Engineer
3 113 (15.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 91 (12.66%) Firmware Engineer
5 64 (8.90%) Embedded C Engineer
5 64 (8.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 63 (8.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 63 (8.76%) Developer
7 60 (8.34%) Electronics Engineer
7 60 (8.34%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 59 (8.21%) Support Engineer
9 56 (7.79%) C Software Engineer
9 56 (7.79%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 55 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 54 (7.51%) Hardware Engineer
11 54 (7.51%) Network Engineer
12 50 (6.95%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 49 (6.82%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
13 49 (6.82%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 49 (6.82%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.20%) .NET
2 20 (2.78%) LAMP
3 15 (2.09%) HTML
4 14 (1.95%) Qt
5 12 (1.67%) 802.1X
6 11 (1.53%) Web Services
7 8 (1.11%) DirectX
7 8 (1.11%) MFC
8 7 (0.97%) OpenGL
8 7 (0.97%) Yocto
9 6 (0.83%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.83%) ELK Stack
9 6 (0.83%) Kafka
9 6 (0.83%) LINQ to SQL
9 6 (0.83%) RESTful
9 6 (0.83%) XML
10 4 (0.56%) OpenCL
11 3 (0.42%) FreeSWITCH
11 3 (0.42%) HEVC
11 3 (0.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 103 (14.33%) Data Centre
2 100 (13.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 98 (13.63%) Embedded Systems
4 82 (11.40%) Computer Science
5 61 (8.48%) Clustering
6 48 (6.68%) VHDL
7 41 (5.70%) Mathematics
8 39 (5.42%) Algorithms
9 38 (5.29%) Driving Licence
10 27 (3.76%) CMDB
11 26 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (3.20%) Management Information System
12 23 (3.20%) Physics
12 23 (3.20%) Verilog
13 19 (2.64%) Device Driver
13 19 (2.64%) Internet of Things
14 18 (2.50%) Smartphone
14 18 (2.50%) Telematics
15 17 (2.36%) CPLD
16 16 (2.23%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 234 (32.55%) Linux
2 110 (15.30%) Windows
3 74 (10.29%) Unix
4 58 (8.07%) Windows Server
5 36 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (4.31%) Android
8 29 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (3.89%) Embedded Linux
10 27 (3.76%) CentOS
11 25 (3.48%) Solaris
12 19 (2.64%) Ubuntu
13 14 (1.95%) SUSE
14 11 (1.53%) VxWorks
15 10 (1.39%) AIX
16 9 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.97%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.56%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (26.01%) Software Engineering
2 81 (11.27%) ITIL
3 70 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (6.95%) Mentoring
5 49 (6.82%) Project Management
5 49 (6.82%) Virtual Environments
6 47 (6.54%) Coaching
7 43 (5.98%) Change Control
7 43 (5.98%) Validation
8 41 (5.70%) Service Delivery
9 38 (5.29%) Schematic Capture
9 38 (5.29%) UML
10 37 (5.15%) Scrum
11 36 (5.01%) Continuous Improvement
11 36 (5.01%) Line Management
12 29 (4.03%) Change Management
12 29 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 28 (3.89%) Embedded Software Development
13 28 (3.89%) Infrastructure Management
14 24 (3.34%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 282 (39.22%) C
2 218 (30.32%) C++
3 126 (17.52%) Embedded C
4 116 (16.13%) Python
5 69 (9.60%) Embedded C++
6 57 (7.93%) C#
7 55 (7.65%) Bash Shell
7 55 (7.65%) Perl
8 54 (7.51%) Assembly Language
8 54 (7.51%) PowerShell
9 50 (6.95%) SQL
10 44 (6.12%) MATLAB
11 37 (5.15%) Java
12 15 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.53%) JavaScript
13 11 (1.53%) PHP
14 10 (1.39%) VB
15 8 (1.11%) Ruby
16 7 (0.97%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.56%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 185 (25.73%) Degree
2 65 (9.04%) Security Cleared
3 59 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (6.12%) CCNA
4 44 (6.12%) CCNP
5 37 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 22 (3.06%) ISEB
7 21 (2.92%) CCSE
8 19 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (2.23%) Check Point Certification
9 16 (2.23%) MCSE
10 14 (1.95%) LPIC
11 12 (1.67%) ISTQB
12 11 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.39%) CCSP
13 10 (1.39%) PhD
14 9 (1.25%) CCVP
15 8 (1.11%) RHCE
16 6 (0.83%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.54%) SLA
2 21 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.50%) QA
4 17 (2.36%) MISRA
4 17 (2.36%) MISRA C
5 13 (1.81%) ISO 9001
6 11 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.97%) Def Stans
8 5 (0.70%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.56%) DO-254
9 4 (0.56%) ISO13485
10 3 (0.42%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.42%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.28%) DO-160
12 1 (0.14%) ARP4754
12 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 102 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (10.85%) Active Directory
3 39 (5.42%) vSphere
4 17 (2.36%) VMware ESX
5 15 (2.09%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.25%) XenApp
7 7 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.83%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.83%) iptables
8 6 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.70%) NFS
10 4 (0.56%) Docker
10 4 (0.56%) XenServer
11 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.42%) OpenSIPS
11 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.42%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 40 (5.56%) SCCM
2 30 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 26 (3.62%) SCOM
4 18 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (1.95%) Nagios
6 13 (1.81%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
8 10 (1.39%) AirWatch
8 10 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (1.39%) Unicenter
9 7 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.83%) EdgeSight
10 6 (0.83%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.83%) Kibana
10 6 (0.83%) logstash
11 5 (0.70%) Cacti
12 4 (0.56%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.42%) Grafana
Vendors
1 130 (18.08%) Microsoft
2 108 (15.02%) VMware
3 104 (14.46%) Cisco
4 84 (11.68%) HP
5 67 (9.32%) IBM
6 56 (7.79%) Red Hat
7 45 (6.26%) Oracle
8 44 (6.12%) Sun
9 39 (5.42%) Citrix
10 37 (5.15%) F5
11 35 (4.87%) EMC
12 32 (4.45%) CheckPoint
13 30 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
14 29 (4.03%) Dell
15 24 (3.34%) Juniper
16 20 (2.78%) NetApp
17 18 (2.50%) Veritas
18 16 (2.23%) CommVault
18 16 (2.23%) Palo Alto
19 13 (1.81%) Xilinx
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £32000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Alfen
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, + Large Pension, Relocation, PMI...
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
CBS butler
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 33K-35K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Telford
IQ Telecom
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago