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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 568 530 535
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 315 410 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 2.53% 3.59% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 251 341 289
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
12452 11433 10216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.03% 10.33% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10272 9633 8618
Average salary £42,000 £42,133 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.31% +0.31%
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 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -33 77 £42,500 +6.25% 36
East of England -31 53 £44,000 -2.22% 32
East Midlands +36 49 £40,000 +6.66% 13
South West +6 49 £38,500 -3.75% 15
London +11 42 £56,250 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire +4 20 £35,000 - 5
North East -2 10 £35,000 +4.47% 2
West Midlands -20 8 £35,000 +16.66% 9
North West -10 7 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 333 (51.07%) C
2 300 (46.01%) C++
3 256 (39.26%) Software Engineering
4 232 (35.58%) Linux
5 194 (29.75%) Windows
5 194 (29.75%) Degree
6 180 (27.61%) Electronics
7 153 (23.47%) Embedded C
8 118 (18.10%) Embedded C++
9 105 (16.10%) TCP/IP
10 94 (14.42%) Embedded Systems
11 93 (14.26%) EMC
11 93 (14.26%) Assembly Language
12 85 (13.04%) C#
13 79 (12.12%) Java
14 77 (11.81%) Microsoft
14 77 (11.81%) Automotive
15 73 (11.20%) VMware
16 72 (11.04%) UML
17 71 (10.89%) .NET
18 69 (10.58%) Cisco
19 67 (10.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 65 (9.97%) Ethernet
21 63 (9.66%) UNIX
22 59 (9.05%) Wireless
22 59 (9.05%) Validation
22 59 (9.05%) Python
22 59 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
23 56 (8.59%) Mathematics
23 56 (8.59%) Agile Software Development

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 23 (3.53%) Apache
1 23 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.22%) IIS
3 20 (3.07%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (1.69%) SAS
6 9 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.07%) Node.js
7 7 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.46%) Moodle
11 3 (0.46%) Lync
12 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.31%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.15%) CMS
13 1 (0.15%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 27 (4.14%) Simulink
2 25 (3.83%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.22%) TargetLink
4 19 (2.91%) MS Office
5 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.31%) MS Project
6 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.69%) PaaS
3 5 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.46%) Office 365
4 3 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (16.10%) TCP/IP
2 65 (9.97%) Ethernet
3 59 (9.05%) Wireless
4 52 (7.98%) DNS
5 39 (5.98%) Firewall
6 34 (5.21%) Internet
7 32 (4.91%) WAN
7 32 (4.91%) LAN
8 31 (4.75%) Profibus
9 29 (4.45%) VPN
9 29 (4.45%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (4.29%) Bluetooth
11 25 (3.83%) SAN
12 24 (3.68%) SSL
12 24 (3.68%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (3.53%) GPRS
13 23 (3.53%) GSM
14 19 (2.91%) HTTP
15 18 (2.76%) DHCP
15 18 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.53%) Big Data
3 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.92%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.92%) MySQL
6 5 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.77%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.77%) SQLite
7 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.31%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.15%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (7.21%) Git (software)
2 44 (6.75%) Visual Studio
3 37 (5.67%) Subversion
4 26 (3.99%) Rational DOORS
5 19 (2.91%) Eclipse
6 17 (2.61%) LabVIEW
7 11 (1.69%) Bugzilla
8 10 (1.53%) GDB
9 9 (1.38%) TortoiseSVN
10 6 (0.92%) GCC
10 6 (0.92%) JIRA
11 5 (0.77%) PVCS
12 4 (0.61%) Android Studio
13 3 (0.46%) Trac
14 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
14 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.15%) Valgrind
14 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
General
1 180 (27.61%) Electronics
2 77 (11.81%) Automotive
3 55 (8.44%) Finance
4 54 (8.28%) Manufacturing
5 37 (5.67%) Telecoms
6 32 (4.91%) Aerospace
7 30 (4.60%) Marketing
8 28 (4.29%) Military
9 18 (2.76%) Banking
10 10 (1.53%) Retail
11 8 (1.23%) Avionics
12 7 (1.07%) Legal
13 4 (0.61%) Games
13 4 (0.61%) Law
14 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.31%) Back Office
16 1 (0.15%) Advertising
16 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 187 (28.68%) Software Engineer
2 114 (17.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 88 (13.50%) Developer
4 68 (10.43%) Electronics Engineer
5 64 (9.82%) Firmware Engineer
6 62 (9.51%) Systems Engineer
7 56 (8.59%) Hardware Engineer
8 53 (8.13%) Design Engineer
9 48 (7.36%) Software Developer
10 33 (5.06%) Network Engineer
11 23 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
12 18 (2.76%) Senior Developer
13 17 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (2.15%) Support Engineer
15 13 (1.99%) Lead Developer
15 13 (1.99%) Test Engineer
15 13 (1.99%) C Software Engineer
16 12 (1.84%) Embedded Software Developer
16 12 (1.84%) Graduate
17 11 (1.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (10.89%) .NET
2 30 (4.60%) CSS
3 26 (3.99%) Qt
4 22 (3.37%) HTML
5 16 (2.45%) HTML5
5 16 (2.45%) MFC
5 16 (2.45%) Web Services
5 16 (2.45%) XML
5 16 (2.45%) CSS3
5 16 (2.45%) WebSockets
6 13 (1.99%) Regular Expression
7 9 (1.38%) Flash
8 8 (1.23%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.07%) WPF
9 7 (1.07%) OpenMP
9 7 (1.07%) SOAP
10 6 (0.92%) DirectX
10 6 (0.92%) WinForms
10 6 (0.92%) LAMP
10 6 (0.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.42%) Embedded Systems
2 67 (10.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 59 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (8.59%) Mathematics
5 53 (8.13%) VHDL
6 52 (7.98%) Physics
7 44 (6.75%) Computer Science
8 42 (6.44%) Telematics
9 39 (5.98%) Management Information System
10 37 (5.67%) Algorithms
11 25 (3.83%) Device Driver
12 23 (3.53%) CAN bus
13 21 (3.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (2.91%) Clustering
15 15 (2.30%) Verilog
15 15 (2.30%) Hedge funds
16 14 (2.15%) Mobile App
17 12 (1.84%) Home Automation
18 10 (1.53%) Blackberry
19 8 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 232 (35.58%) Linux
2 194 (29.75%) Windows
3 63 (9.66%) UNIX
4 45 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (6.60%) Android
6 35 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (4.91%) Apple iOS
8 26 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (3.37%) SUSE
10 18 (2.76%) Solaris
11 16 (2.45%) Embedded Linux
11 16 (2.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 13 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (1.53%) AIX
14 9 (1.38%) HPUX
15 8 (1.23%) Windows 7
15 8 (1.23%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.07%) VxWorks
17 6 (0.92%) Windows CE
17 6 (0.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (39.26%) Software Engineering
2 72 (11.04%) UML
3 59 (9.05%) Validation
4 56 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (7.06%) ITIL
6 38 (5.83%) Configuration Management
7 35 (5.37%) Embedded Software Development
8 32 (4.91%) Signal Processing
8 32 (4.91%) Project Management
8 32 (4.91%) Load Balancing
9 29 (4.45%) Change Management
9 29 (4.45%) Performance Tuning
10 26 (3.99%) Problem Management
11 25 (3.83%) Technical Analysis
12 24 (3.68%) Product Management
13 22 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (3.22%) Incident Management
15 20 (3.07%) Mentoring
16 18 (2.76%) Business Development
17 17 (2.61%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 333 (51.07%) C
2 300 (46.01%) C++
3 153 (23.47%) Embedded C
4 118 (18.10%) Embedded C++
5 93 (14.26%) Assembly Language
6 85 (13.04%) C#
7 79 (12.12%) Java
8 59 (9.05%) Python
9 50 (7.67%) MATLAB
10 39 (5.98%) SQL
11 37 (5.67%) Perl
12 36 (5.52%) PHP
13 34 (5.21%) JavaScript
14 22 (3.37%) VB
14 22 (3.37%) Shell Script
15 19 (2.91%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.99%) Ruby
17 9 (1.38%) VB6
18 7 (1.07%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.07%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 194 (29.75%) Degree
2 45 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 40 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (4.75%) SC Cleared
5 30 (4.60%) CCNA
6 27 (4.14%) CCNP
7 18 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (2.15%) PhD
9 13 (1.99%) CCIE
10 7 (1.07%) Chartered Engineer
11 6 (0.92%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.92%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (0.92%) MCP
11 6 (0.92%) MCAD
12 5 (0.77%) SAP Certification
12 5 (0.77%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.77%) HP ASE
12 5 (0.77%) MCITP
12 5 (0.77%) Dell Certification
13 4 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.67%) SLA
2 30 (4.60%) JTAG
3 27 (4.14%) QA
4 19 (2.91%) ISO 9000
5 14 (2.15%) DO-254
6 11 (1.69%) IEC 61508
7 7 (1.07%) DO-178B
7 7 (1.07%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.83%) vSphere
4 23 (3.53%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.77%) SRDF
9 4 (0.61%) XenApp
9 4 (0.61%) XenServer
10 3 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.46%) NFS
11 2 (0.31%) iptables
11 2 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.31%) vCloud
11 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.31%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.15%) Samba
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.15%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 15 (2.30%) SCCM
2 13 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (1.23%) Nagios
4 7 (1.07%) HP SIM
5 6 (0.92%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.92%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.77%) SCOM
7 4 (0.61%) WSUS
8 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.31%) OpenView
8 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.31%) Control-M
8 2 (0.31%) EMC TimeFinder
9 1 (0.15%) Cacti
9 1 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.15%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.15%) Nmap
Vendors
1 93 (14.26%) EMC
2 77 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 73 (11.20%) VMware
4 69 (10.58%) Cisco
5 43 (6.60%) HP
6 42 (6.44%) Red Hat
7 32 (4.91%) F5
8 28 (4.29%) Freescale
9 26 (3.99%) NEC
10 25 (3.83%) IBM
11 18 (2.76%) CheckPoint
11 18 (2.76%) Xilinx
12 17 (2.61%) Atmel
12 17 (2.61%) Juniper
13 16 (2.45%) Oracle
13 16 (2.45%) Dell
14 15 (2.30%) Citrix
14 15 (2.30%) Altera
15 14 (2.15%) Mentor Graphics
15 14 (2.15%) Fujitsu
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
HP
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits share options + package
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: bonus/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
CBS butler
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IC Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago