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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 535 574 586
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 333 296 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.79% 2.92% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 261 246 265
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
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
11955 10120 10439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.31% 10.41% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10226 8436 8939
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -29 83 £50,000 +25.00% 41
East of England -7 61 £45,000 - 28
London -1 60 £50,000 - 13
East Midlands +55 54 £40,000 +5.26% 12
Yorkshire +10 37 £38,500 +16.66% 3
South West -10 21 £37,500 +7.18% 8
West Midlands -1 10 £35,000 +16.66% 2
North West -16 7 £39,000 +41.81% 3
North East -20 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 245 (38.10%) C
2 237 (36.86%) Linux
3 203 (31.57%) C++
4 199 (30.95%) Software Engineering
4 199 (30.95%) Degree
5 188 (29.24%) Windows
6 168 (26.13%) Electronics
7 120 (18.66%) TCP/IP
8 118 (18.35%) Cisco
9 100 (15.55%) Embedded C
10 99 (15.40%) VMware
11 87 (13.53%) C#
12 84 (13.06%) ITIL
12 84 (13.06%) DNS
13 81 (12.60%) Firewall
14 79 (12.29%) WAN
14 79 (12.29%) LAN
14 79 (12.29%) Embedded Systems
15 78 (12.13%) EMC
16 77 (11.98%) Microsoft
17 72 (11.20%) UNIX
18 69 (10.73%) SQL
18 69 (10.73%) Red Hat
19 68 (10.58%) Embedded C++
20 65 (10.11%) HP
20 65 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
21 63 (9.80%) .NET
22 61 (9.49%) Assembly Language
23 60 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
24 59 (9.18%) Python

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 34 (5.29%) IIS
2 27 (4.20%) Apache
3 26 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 26 (4.04%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.33%) Lync
5 12 (1.87%) SAS
5 12 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.24%) Moodle
9 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.93%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.93%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.62%) Node.js
12 3 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.31%) CMS
13 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.04%) MS Office
3 22 (3.42%) Simulink
4 12 (1.87%) TargetLink
5 6 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.47%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) LabWindows
2 4 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.71%) PaaS
3 7 (1.09%) Office 365
4 6 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (18.66%) TCP/IP
2 84 (13.06%) DNS
3 81 (12.60%) Firewall
4 79 (12.29%) WAN
4 79 (12.29%) LAN
5 58 (9.02%) Ethernet
6 57 (8.86%) Cisco ASA
7 49 (7.62%) VPN
8 47 (7.31%) Wireless
9 45 (7.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 40 (6.22%) SAN
11 38 (5.91%) DHCP
12 36 (5.60%) Internet
13 34 (5.29%) FTP
14 33 (5.13%) NetScaler
15 31 (4.82%) MPLS
16 30 (4.67%) HTTP
17 29 (4.51%) GPRS
18 28 (4.35%) SNMP
19 27 (4.20%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.80%) MySQL
3 13 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.71%) Big Data
5 9 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.40%) RDBMS
5 9 (1.40%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.62%) SQLite
8 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.47%) DB2
9 2 (0.31%) DTS
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (5.44%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.51%) Visual Studio
3 25 (3.89%) Subversion
4 21 (3.27%) Rational DOORS
5 16 (2.49%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.18%) LabVIEW
7 12 (1.87%) GDB
8 10 (1.56%) Bugzilla
9 8 (1.24%) JIRA
10 6 (0.93%) Maven
10 6 (0.93%) JUnit
10 6 (0.93%) Hudson
11 4 (0.62%) TortoiseSVN
11 4 (0.62%) Android Studio
12 3 (0.47%) Trac
12 3 (0.47%) WinDbg
12 3 (0.47%) GCC
12 3 (0.47%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.47%) Selenium
13 2 (0.31%) PVCS
General
1 168 (26.13%) Electronics
2 52 (8.09%) Finance
3 50 (7.78%) Automotive
4 48 (7.47%) Manufacturing
5 29 (4.51%) Military
6 25 (3.89%) Aerospace
6 25 (3.89%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.95%) Marketing
8 18 (2.80%) Banking
9 16 (2.49%) Back Office
10 9 (1.40%) Legal
11 8 (1.24%) French Language
11 8 (1.24%) Law
12 7 (1.09%) Avionics
12 7 (1.09%) Retail
13 5 (0.78%) Games
14 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.31%) Local Government
15 2 (0.31%) Advertising
15 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (22.71%) Software Engineer
2 74 (11.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 61 (9.49%) Developer
3 61 (9.49%) Network Engineer
4 56 (8.71%) Systems Engineer
5 43 (6.69%) Firmware Engineer
6 42 (6.53%) Electronics Engineer
7 32 (4.98%) Hardware Engineer
8 30 (4.67%) Software Developer
8 30 (4.67%) Design Engineer
9 28 (4.35%) Administrator
10 27 (4.20%) Support Engineer
11 24 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
12 20 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
13 18 (2.80%) Test Engineer
14 16 (2.49%) Embedded Software Developer
14 16 (2.49%) UNIX Engineer
15 15 (2.33%) DBA
16 14 (2.18%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.80%) .NET
2 35 (5.44%) CSS
3 34 (5.29%) XML
4 28 (4.35%) Web Services
5 23 (3.58%) SOAP
6 17 (2.64%) HTML
7 13 (2.02%) MFC
7 13 (2.02%) Flash
7 13 (2.02%) JSON
8 12 (1.87%) XML-RPC
8 12 (1.87%) LAMP
8 12 (1.87%) REST
9 11 (1.71%) Qt
10 9 (1.40%) jQuery
11 8 (1.24%) J2EE
11 8 (1.24%) XSLT
11 8 (1.24%) XSD
11 8 (1.24%) RESTful
12 7 (1.09%) WCF
12 7 (1.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.29%) Embedded Systems
2 59 (9.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 55 (8.55%) Computer Science
4 51 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (7.15%) Physics
6 42 (6.53%) Management Information System
7 41 (6.38%) Mathematics
8 40 (6.22%) VHDL
8 40 (6.22%) Algorithms
9 26 (4.04%) Clustering
10 23 (3.58%) Telematics
11 21 (3.27%) Replication
12 19 (2.95%) Device Driver
13 18 (2.80%) CAN bus
14 13 (2.02%) Hedge funds
15 12 (1.87%) CLARiiON
16 11 (1.71%) Home Automation
16 11 (1.71%) CMDB
17 10 (1.56%) EMC Centera
17 10 (1.56%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 237 (36.86%) Linux
2 188 (29.24%) Windows
3 72 (11.20%) UNIX
4 59 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (7.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (5.13%) Solaris
8 29 (4.51%) Android
9 25 (3.89%) SUSE
10 23 (3.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 23 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (2.95%) Embedded Linux
12 18 (2.80%) Apple iOS
13 16 (2.49%) AIX
13 16 (2.49%) HPUX
14 12 (1.87%) CentOS
15 7 (1.09%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.09%) Scientific Linux
16 6 (0.93%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (30.95%) Software Engineering
2 84 (13.06%) ITIL
3 51 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (7.62%) Load Balancing
5 44 (6.84%) UML
6 43 (6.69%) Problem Management
6 43 (6.69%) Validation
7 41 (6.38%) Project Management
8 40 (6.22%) Change Management
9 38 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 35 (5.44%) Performance Tuning
11 31 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 29 (4.51%) Signal Processing
12 29 (4.51%) Embedded Software Development
13 28 (4.35%) Incident Management
14 26 (4.04%) Network Monitoring
15 23 (3.58%) Configuration Management
16 22 (3.42%) Line Management
17 21 (3.27%) Strategic Planning
17 21 (3.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 245 (38.10%) C
2 203 (31.57%) C++
3 100 (15.55%) Embedded C
4 87 (13.53%) C#
5 69 (10.73%) SQL
6 68 (10.58%) Embedded C++
7 61 (9.49%) Assembly Language
8 59 (9.18%) Python
9 55 (8.55%) Perl
10 54 (8.40%) Java
11 47 (7.31%) MATLAB
12 35 (5.44%) PHP
13 34 (5.29%) Shell Script
14 25 (3.89%) JavaScript
15 19 (2.95%) Bash Shell
16 15 (2.33%) VB
17 14 (2.18%) Ruby
18 13 (2.02%) sed
18 13 (2.02%) Bourne shell
18 13 (2.02%) AWK
Qualifications
1 199 (30.95%) Degree
2 60 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (6.53%) CCNP
4 40 (6.22%) Security Cleared
5 39 (6.07%) CCNA
6 27 (4.20%) CCIE
6 27 (4.20%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
9 9 (1.40%) HND
9 9 (1.40%) PhD
10 7 (1.09%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (1.09%) CCDP
11 6 (0.93%) ISEB
12 5 (0.78%) MCAD
12 5 (0.78%) MCSE
12 5 (0.78%) PMP
12 5 (0.78%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.78%) MCITP
13 4 (0.62%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.93%) SLA
2 27 (4.20%) JTAG
3 23 (3.58%) QA
4 14 (2.18%) DO-254
5 13 (2.02%) IEC 61508
5 13 (2.02%) ISO 9000
6 7 (1.09%) DO-178B
7 6 (0.93%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (5.91%) vSphere
3 33 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 16 (2.49%) VMware ESX
5 13 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (1.71%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (1.24%) NFS
8 7 (1.09%) XenApp
9 6 (0.93%) vCloud
10 4 (0.62%) XenServer
11 3 (0.47%) KVM
11 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.47%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.31%) SRDF
13 1 (0.16%) QEMU
13 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (3.27%) HP SIM
2 20 (3.11%) NetBackup
3 18 (2.80%) SCCM
4 16 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.33%) WSUS
6 13 (2.02%) Data Guard
7 11 (1.71%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
8 7 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.09%) Nagios
9 6 (0.93%) SCOM
10 4 (0.62%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.62%) Puppet
10 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
11 3 (0.47%) Control-M
12 2 (0.31%) OMEGAMON
12 2 (0.31%) CA SiteMinder
12 2 (0.31%) OpenView
Vendors
1 118 (18.35%) Cisco
2 99 (15.40%) VMware
3 78 (12.13%) EMC
4 77 (11.98%) Microsoft
5 69 (10.73%) Red Hat
6 65 (10.11%) HP
7 58 (9.02%) F5
8 33 (5.13%) Citrix
9 29 (4.51%) CheckPoint
9 29 (4.51%) Juniper
10 27 (4.20%) NetApp
11 20 (3.11%) Symantec
12 19 (2.95%) Dell
13 18 (2.80%) SolarWinds
13 18 (2.80%) Oracle
14 17 (2.64%) NEC
15 16 (2.49%) IBM
15 16 (2.49%) Freescale
16 14 (2.18%) Xilinx
16 14 (2.18%) Riverbed
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £48000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + relocation allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and relocation allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Optimus Search
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + Pension/Share Options/ Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago