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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 557 627 626
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 353 327 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 3.07% 2.66% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 278 244 314
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £57,500 £57,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
11508 12286 12518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.61% 11.89% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9898 10240 10567
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +61 125 £40,000 -11.11% 26
West Midlands +32 50 £40,000 -25.58% 6
East of England +31 48 £45,000 +2.27% 8
East Midlands +3 43 £38,000 +1.33% 5
London +52 38 £42,500 -17.07% 3
South West +3 26 £50,000 +25.00% 2
North West +23 15 £36,250 -29.26% 6
Yorkshire +3 12 £38,750 +7.63% 2
North East -5 2 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 328 (45.24%) C
2 238 (32.83%) C++
3 216 (29.79%) Electronics
4 214 (29.52%) Degree
5 209 (28.83%) Software Engineering
6 197 (27.17%) Linux
7 146 (20.14%) Windows
8 139 (19.17%) Embedded C
9 124 (17.10%) Embedded Systems
10 117 (16.14%) Cisco
11 112 (15.45%) Microsoft
12 110 (15.17%) VMware
13 104 (14.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 102 (14.07%) Python
15 100 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 98 (13.52%) Firewall
16 98 (13.52%) Computer Science
17 84 (11.59%) Windows Server
18 83 (11.45%) ITIL
19 82 (11.31%) Telecoms
20 79 (10.90%) Active Directory
21 77 (10.62%) Data Centre
22 76 (10.48%) HP
23 74 (10.21%) Embedded C++
23 74 (10.21%) IBM
24 68 (9.38%) Assembly Language
24 68 (9.38%) Wireless
25 62 (8.55%) TCP/IP
25 62 (8.55%) Unix
26 61 (8.41%) Perl

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 35 (4.83%) Skype for Business
2 23 (3.17%) Apache
3 15 (2.07%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.66%) IIS
5 10 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.97%) CMS
8 7 (0.97%) JBoss
9 6 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.28%) nginx
11 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.14%) SAS
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.62%) Simulink
3 18 (2.48%) MS Office
3 18 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.21%) TargetLink
5 9 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.83%) OrCAD
7 5 (0.69%) MS Project
8 2 (0.28%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.55%) LabWindows
2 4 (0.55%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.24%) Office 365
3 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (13.52%) Firewall
2 68 (9.38%) Wireless
3 62 (8.55%) TCP/IP
4 54 (7.45%) Ethernet
5 50 (6.90%) SAN
6 46 (6.34%) DNS
7 33 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (4.55%) DHCP
8 30 (4.14%) Internet
8 30 (4.14%) Network Security
8 30 (4.14%) VPN
9 29 (4.00%) ZigBee
10 26 (3.59%) LAN
11 24 (3.31%) Bluetooth
11 24 (3.31%) FWSM
11 24 (3.31%) RS-232
12 22 (3.03%) WAN
13 19 (2.62%) VoIP
14 16 (2.21%) Profibus
14 16 (2.21%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.83%) MySQL
2 28 (3.86%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.07%) Big Data
4 14 (1.93%) DB2
5 9 (1.24%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.83%) Apache Accumulo
6 6 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (5.24%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.34%) Subversion
4 15 (2.07%) Eclipse
5 14 (1.93%) JIRA
6 9 (1.24%) Robot Framework
7 5 (0.69%) LabVIEW
8 4 (0.55%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.55%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.28%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.28%) Geb
9 2 (0.28%) GitLab
9 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.28%) Selenium
9 2 (0.28%) Spock
9 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 216 (29.79%) Electronics
2 82 (11.31%) Telecoms
3 53 (7.31%) Finance
4 36 (4.97%) Automotive
5 32 (4.41%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.62%) Aerospace
7 18 (2.48%) Publishing
8 15 (2.07%) Games
9 10 (1.38%) Military
10 7 (0.97%) Banking
11 6 (0.83%) Retail
12 5 (0.69%) Avionics
13 4 (0.55%) French Language
13 4 (0.55%) Legal
13 4 (0.55%) Marketing
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 156 (21.52%) Embedded Engineer
2 134 (18.48%) Software Engineer
3 107 (14.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 103 (14.21%) Firmware Engineer
5 67 (9.24%) Hardware Engineer
6 64 (8.83%) Embedded C Engineer
7 61 (8.41%) Developer
8 59 (8.14%) Electronics Engineer
8 59 (8.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 58 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
10 54 (7.45%) C Software Engineer
10 54 (7.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 53 (7.31%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 52 (7.17%) Systems Engineer
13 49 (6.76%) Network Engineer
14 46 (6.34%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
15 41 (5.66%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 41 (5.66%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 41 (5.66%) Support Engineer
16 40 (5.52%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.31%) .NET
2 19 (2.62%) HTML
2 19 (2.62%) LAMP
3 18 (2.48%) Web Services
4 11 (1.52%) DirectX
4 11 (1.52%) MFC
5 10 (1.38%) 802.1X
5 10 (1.38%) OpenGL
6 6 (0.83%) ELK Stack
6 6 (0.83%) Kafka
6 6 (0.83%) LINQ to SQL
7 5 (0.69%) Qt
8 4 (0.55%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.41%) CSS
9 3 (0.41%) FreeSWITCH
9 3 (0.41%) HEVC
9 3 (0.41%) XML
10 2 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (0.28%) Protocol Buffers
10 2 (0.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 124 (17.10%) Embedded Systems
2 104 (14.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 98 (13.52%) Computer Science
4 77 (10.62%) Data Centre
5 56 (7.72%) VHDL
6 48 (6.62%) Clustering
7 35 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (4.55%) Algorithms
9 32 (4.41%) Mathematics
10 29 (4.00%) Driving Licence
11 26 (3.59%) Verilog
12 19 (2.62%) CMDB
12 19 (2.62%) Physics
12 19 (2.62%) Telematics
13 17 (2.34%) CAN bus
13 17 (2.34%) Internet of Things
14 16 (2.21%) CPLD
15 13 (1.79%) Management Information System
16 12 (1.66%) Device Driver
17 11 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 197 (27.17%) Linux
2 146 (20.14%) Windows
3 84 (11.59%) Windows Server
4 62 (8.55%) Unix
5 45 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (4.14%) Android
7 30 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (3.86%) SUSE
9 24 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (3.17%) CentOS
11 21 (2.90%) VxWorks
12 20 (2.76%) Solaris
13 17 (2.34%) Ubuntu
14 14 (1.93%) AIX
15 12 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (1.38%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 8 (1.10%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (28.83%) Software Engineering
2 83 (11.45%) ITIL
3 53 (7.31%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (7.31%) Mentoring
4 51 (7.03%) Project Management
5 48 (6.62%) Schematic Capture
5 48 (6.62%) Validation
6 45 (6.21%) Coaching
7 38 (5.24%) Service Delivery
8 35 (4.83%) Line Management
9 34 (4.69%) Change Management
9 34 (4.69%) Virtual Environments
10 33 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (4.41%) High Availability
12 30 (4.14%) UML
13 28 (3.86%) Signal Processing
14 26 (3.59%) Change Control
15 24 (3.31%) Scrum
16 23 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
17 22 (3.03%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 328 (45.24%) C
2 238 (32.83%) C++
3 139 (19.17%) Embedded C
4 102 (14.07%) Python
5 74 (10.21%) Embedded C++
6 68 (9.38%) Assembly Language
7 61 (8.41%) Perl
8 51 (7.03%) SQL
9 49 (6.76%) Bash Shell
9 49 (6.76%) C#
10 45 (6.21%) PowerShell
11 38 (5.24%) Java
11 38 (5.24%) MATLAB
12 22 (3.03%) PHP
12 22 (3.03%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.52%) JavaScript
14 9 (1.24%) VB
15 8 (1.10%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.10%) Ruby
16 7 (0.97%) AWK
Qualifications
1 214 (29.52%) Degree
2 51 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 47 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (4.69%) CCNA
5 31 (4.28%) CCNP
5 31 (4.28%) SC Cleared
6 23 (3.17%) ISEB
7 21 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (2.62%) MCSE
9 12 (1.66%) CCSE
9 12 (1.66%) Check Point Certification
9 12 (1.66%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.10%) MCSA
10 8 (1.10%) MOS
10 8 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.97%) CCSP
11 7 (0.97%) LPIC
12 6 (0.83%) CCVP
12 6 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.34%) SLA
2 27 (3.72%) QA
3 17 (2.34%) MISRA
3 17 (2.34%) MISRA C
4 12 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.66%) SAS 70
5 6 (0.83%) Def Stans
6 5 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.55%) DO-160
7 4 (0.55%) DO-254
8 3 (0.41%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.28%) JTAG
10 1 (0.14%) ARP4754
10 1 (0.14%) ISO13485
System Software
1 100 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (10.90%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.86%) vSphere
4 21 (2.90%) VMware ESX
5 19 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.07%) XenApp
7 14 (1.93%) NFS
8 9 (1.24%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.97%) vCloud
11 6 (0.83%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.41%) iptables
13 3 (0.41%) OpenSIPS
14 2 (0.28%) KVM
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (6.07%) SCCM
2 25 (3.45%) SCOM
3 22 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 21 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (2.07%) Oracle ZFS
6 14 (1.93%) Nagios
7 13 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (1.79%) Unicenter
8 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (1.10%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.97%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.97%) HP SIM
10 7 (0.97%) Simpana
10 7 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.83%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.83%) EdgeSight
11 6 (0.83%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.83%) Kibana
11 6 (0.83%) logstash
Vendors
1 117 (16.14%) Cisco
2 112 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 110 (15.17%) VMware
4 76 (10.48%) HP
5 74 (10.21%) IBM
6 48 (6.62%) EMC
7 43 (5.93%) Red Hat
8 41 (5.66%) Oracle
9 39 (5.38%) Dell
10 36 (4.97%) F5
11 34 (4.69%) Sun
12 33 (4.55%) NetApp
13 32 (4.41%) Juniper
14 27 (3.72%) CommVault
15 26 (3.59%) Citrix
16 24 (3.31%) CheckPoint
17 22 (3.03%) Palo Alto
18 20 (2.76%) Extreme Networks
19 18 (2.48%) Brocade
20 17 (2.34%) Veritas
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Prospects + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Salary & Shares
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Neg + Good Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
CBS butler
Salary: Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Home Working, Flexible Hours, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Newton Blue
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Share/Equity Options
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, + Shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
TDA Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Negotiable, + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + oncall
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fordingbridge
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago