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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 564 585 596
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 335 326 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 2.98% 2.78% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 252 265 226
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
11254 11710 10058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.89% 10.92% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9457 9717 8627
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 £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 August 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 August 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 +36 125 £45,750 +3.97% 23
London +31 74 £50,000 -4.30% 10
East of England -10 31 £43,500 -3.33% 32
East Midlands -5 30 £35,000 -6.66% 9
South West -7 27 £40,000 -5.88% 32
Yorkshire +3 25 £37,500 -6.25% 8
West Midlands -13 16 £38,750 +3.33% 9
North West -11 6 £34,000 -32.00%
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 335 (51.22%) C
2 294 (44.95%) C++
3 253 (38.69%) Software Engineering
4 186 (28.44%) Embedded C
4 186 (28.44%) Degree
5 184 (28.13%) Electronics
6 180 (27.52%) Windows
7 167 (25.54%) Linux
8 136 (20.80%) Embedded C++
9 113 (17.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 109 (16.67%) EMC
11 85 (13.00%) Ethernet
12 84 (12.84%) Cisco
12 84 (12.84%) VMware
13 81 (12.39%) TCP/IP
13 81 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
14 76 (11.62%) Assembly Language
15 74 (11.31%) Microsoft
16 73 (11.16%) Manufacturing
17 70 (10.70%) Automotive
18 69 (10.55%) DNS
19 64 (9.79%) DHCP
20 62 (9.48%) ITIL
20 62 (9.48%) Embedded Systems
21 60 (9.17%) Finance
21 60 (9.17%) Subversion
22 59 (9.02%) Firewall
22 59 (9.02%) Wireless
23 57 (8.72%) SAN
23 57 (8.72%) HP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 30 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 25 (3.82%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (1.68%) SAS
8 7 (1.07%) IIS
9 6 (0.92%) Lync
10 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.46%) Node.js
11 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.31%) Apache
12 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.15%) JBoss
13 1 (0.15%) CMS
13 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.82%) Simulink
3 24 (3.67%) MS Office
3 24 (3.67%) TargetLink
4 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.46%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.31%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.31%) MS Project
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.07%) IaaS
3 6 (0.92%) PaaS
3 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.76%) Office 365
5 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 85 (13.00%) Ethernet
2 81 (12.39%) TCP/IP
3 69 (10.55%) DNS
4 64 (9.79%) DHCP
5 59 (9.02%) Firewall
5 59 (9.02%) Wireless
6 57 (8.72%) SAN
7 43 (6.57%) LAN
8 40 (6.12%) WAN
9 39 (5.96%) VPN
9 39 (5.96%) Internet
10 37 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
11 29 (4.43%) VoIP
12 28 (4.28%) NAS
13 26 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (3.82%) Bluetooth
15 22 (3.36%) Profibus
16 19 (2.91%) VLAN
16 19 (2.91%) SSL
17 18 (2.75%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.38%) MySQL
5 5 (0.76%) Big Data
6 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.46%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.15%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.15%) Redis
9 1 (0.15%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 60 (9.17%) Subversion
2 42 (6.42%) JIRA
3 33 (5.05%) TeamCity
4 32 (4.89%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.91%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.99%) GDB
7 12 (1.83%) GCC
7 12 (1.83%) LabVIEW
8 9 (1.38%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.61%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.61%) TortoiseSVN
10 4 (0.61%) Valgrind
11 3 (0.46%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.46%) WinDbg
11 3 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.31%) Selenium
12 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.31%) Appium
General
1 184 (28.13%) Electronics
2 73 (11.16%) Manufacturing
3 70 (10.70%) Automotive
4 60 (9.17%) Finance
5 25 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.06%) Banking
7 18 (2.75%) Aerospace
8 16 (2.45%) Marketing
9 8 (1.22%) Retail
9 8 (1.22%) Legal
10 6 (0.92%) Military
11 5 (0.76%) Publishing
11 5 (0.76%) Games
12 4 (0.61%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.15%) Avionics
14 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (30.58%) Software Engineer
2 96 (14.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 90 (13.76%) Firmware Engineer
4 80 (12.23%) Electronics Engineer
5 67 (10.24%) Hardware Engineer
6 57 (8.72%) Design Engineer
6 57 (8.72%) Developer
7 38 (5.81%) Administrator
8 32 (4.89%) Senior Software Engineer
9 29 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
9 29 (4.43%) Principal Engineer
10 25 (3.82%) Analyst
11 24 (3.67%) Software Developer
11 24 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (3.52%) Principal Software Engineer
13 20 (3.06%) Network Administrator
14 19 (2.91%) Support Engineer
15 18 (2.75%) Graduate
15 18 (2.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (2.45%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.13%) .NET
2 22 (3.36%) 802.1X
3 18 (2.75%) Qt
3 18 (2.75%) HTML
4 12 (1.83%) Web Services
5 11 (1.68%) CSS
5 11 (1.68%) HTML5
6 10 (1.53%) CSS3
6 10 (1.53%) WebSockets
7 8 (1.22%) Regular Expression
8 7 (1.07%) OpenCL
8 7 (1.07%) MFC
9 6 (0.92%) DirectX
10 5 (0.76%) XML
10 5 (0.76%) Flash
11 4 (0.61%) STL
11 4 (0.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (0.46%) Direct3D
12 3 (0.46%) OpenGL
12 3 (0.46%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 113 (17.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 81 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (9.48%) Embedded Systems
4 52 (7.95%) VHDL
5 41 (6.27%) Computer Science
5 41 (6.27%) Algorithms
6 37 (5.66%) Telematics
7 33 (5.05%) Mathematics
8 29 (4.43%) Blackberry
8 29 (4.43%) EMC VNX
9 26 (3.98%) Clustering
10 24 (3.67%) Replication
10 24 (3.67%) Physics
10 24 (3.67%) Data Centre
11 22 (3.36%) CAN bus
12 21 (3.21%) Device Driver
13 20 (3.06%) Management Information System
13 20 (3.06%) EMC VMAX
14 19 (2.91%) Mobile App
14 19 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 180 (27.52%) Windows
2 167 (25.54%) Linux
3 54 (8.26%) UNIX
4 45 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (4.59%) Android
6 21 (3.21%) Embedded Linux
7 17 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.83%) Solaris
9 12 (1.83%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.38%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.22%) VxWorks
11 8 (1.22%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.07%) SUSE
12 7 (1.07%) AIX
13 5 (0.76%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.61%) VMS
15 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (38.69%) Software Engineering
2 62 (9.48%) ITIL
3 56 (8.56%) Validation
4 51 (7.80%) UML
5 47 (7.19%) Project Management
6 42 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (5.20%) SDLC
9 32 (4.89%) Configuration Management
10 29 (4.43%) Asset Management
11 28 (4.28%) Change Management
11 28 (4.28%) Root Cause Analysis
12 26 (3.98%) Mentoring
13 25 (3.82%) Embedded Software Development
14 22 (3.36%) Change Control
15 20 (3.06%) Patch Management
16 19 (2.91%) Capacity Management
17 18 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
18 17 (2.60%) Business Continuity
18 17 (2.60%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 335 (51.22%) C
2 294 (44.95%) C++
3 186 (28.44%) Embedded C
4 136 (20.80%) Embedded C++
5 76 (11.62%) Assembly Language
6 47 (7.19%) Python
7 46 (7.03%) C#
8 44 (6.73%) Java
9 41 (6.27%) MATLAB
10 31 (4.74%) PowerShell
11 28 (4.28%) Perl
12 23 (3.52%) SQL
12 23 (3.52%) ANSI C
13 19 (2.91%) JavaScript
14 17 (2.60%) VB
15 15 (2.29%) PHP
16 13 (1.99%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.38%) Bash Shell
18 7 (1.07%) Objective-C
19 5 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 186 (28.44%) Degree
2 39 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (5.35%) CCNA
4 34 (5.20%) Security Cleared
5 27 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (3.98%) SC Cleared
7 25 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (3.36%) MCSE
9 15 (2.29%) PhD
10 12 (1.83%) CCNP
11 9 (1.38%) MCP
11 9 (1.38%) VCP5
12 7 (1.07%) VCAP
12 7 (1.07%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.92%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.76%) SAP Certification
14 5 (0.76%) MCSA
14 5 (0.76%) HP ASE
14 5 (0.76%) Dell Certification
15 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.82%) SLA
1 25 (3.82%) QA
2 13 (1.99%) ISO 9000
3 11 (1.68%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.76%) JTAG
5 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.31%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 54 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (7.95%) Active Directory
3 40 (6.12%) vSphere
4 35 (5.35%) VMware ESX
5 23 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.68%) SRDF
7 10 (1.53%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 5 (0.76%) NFS
10 4 (0.61%) DFS Replication
10 4 (0.61%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.46%) XenApp
12 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.15%) Samba
13 1 (0.15%) XenServer
13 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (5.50%) SCCM
2 18 (2.75%) SCOM
3 15 (2.29%) WSUS
4 8 (1.22%) EMC VPLEX
5 7 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.61%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.61%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.61%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.61%) Check_MK
6 4 (0.61%) Icinga
7 3 (0.46%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.46%) Nagios
7 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.31%) Puppet
8 2 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 109 (16.67%) EMC
2 84 (12.84%) Cisco
2 84 (12.84%) VMware
3 74 (11.31%) Microsoft
4 57 (8.72%) HP
5 25 (3.82%) IBM
6 24 (3.67%) QNX
7 23 (3.52%) Citrix
7 23 (3.52%) Fujitsu
8 22 (3.36%) Renesas
9 20 (3.06%) Altera
10 19 (2.91%) Atmel
10 19 (2.91%) Meraki
10 19 (2.91%) CommVault
11 18 (2.75%) Xilinx
12 17 (2.60%) Freescale
12 17 (2.60%) Red Hat
13 15 (2.29%) NEC
13 15 (2.29%) Oracle
13 15 (2.29%) Mentor Graphics
South West
Roc Search Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Paragon Group of Companies
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: market rate+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, BUPA, Life assura
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Hudson IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago