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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 568 636 647
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 360 333 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 3.14% 2.77% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 291 245 276
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £31,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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
11462 12019 12292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.50% 11.68% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9834 10021 10270
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
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 26 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 26 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 +64 145 £45,000 - 22
West Midlands +37 52 £40,000 -38.46% 6
East of England +20 42 £47,500 +11.76% 9
East Midlands +15 38 £40,000 +6.66% 8
London +13 31 £45,000 -12.19% 7
South West +14 25 £40,000 - 3
North West +27 13 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire +23 11 £26,500 -26.38% 1
North East +10 9 £31,500 -10.00% 6
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 300 (41.55%) C
2 221 (30.61%) C++
3 218 (30.19%) Linux
4 201 (27.84%) Degree
5 199 (27.56%) Electronics
6 198 (27.42%) Software Engineering
7 141 (19.53%) Windows
8 129 (17.87%) Embedded C
9 126 (17.45%) Microsoft
10 121 (16.76%) VMware
11 119 (16.48%) Cisco
12 112 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 109 (15.10%) Firewall
14 107 (14.82%) Embedded Systems
15 106 (14.68%) Python
16 102 (14.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 93 (12.88%) Active Directory
18 90 (12.47%) Data Centre
19 86 (11.91%) Computer Science
20 85 (11.77%) ITIL
21 84 (11.63%) Windows Server
22 82 (11.36%) HP
23 76 (10.53%) Telecoms
24 74 (10.25%) IBM
25 72 (9.97%) Embedded C++
25 72 (9.97%) Unix
26 63 (8.73%) Assembly Language
27 62 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
28 60 (8.31%) Perl
28 60 (8.31%) MS Excel

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 32 (4.43%) Skype for Business
2 30 (4.16%) Apache
3 17 (2.35%) IIS
4 12 (1.66%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.66%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.97%) JBoss
5 7 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.69%) CMS
7 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.42%) Confluence
9 3 (0.42%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.28%) nginx
11 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 60 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.77%) MS Office
3 18 (2.49%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.49%) Simulink
4 17 (2.35%) TargetLink
5 9 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.69%) OrCAD
7 3 (0.42%) MS Project
8 2 (0.28%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.97%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.55%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.39%) Office 365
4 4 (0.55%) IaaS
5 3 (0.42%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.42%) PaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 109 (15.10%) Firewall
2 60 (8.31%) Wireless
3 56 (7.76%) SAN
4 50 (6.93%) Ethernet
5 49 (6.79%) TCP/IP
6 48 (6.65%) DNS
7 38 (5.26%) VPN
8 32 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (4.43%) DHCP
9 30 (4.16%) Internet
10 29 (4.02%) Network Security
11 26 (3.60%) FWSM
12 25 (3.46%) LAN
13 22 (3.05%) WAN
13 22 (3.05%) ZigBee
14 21 (2.91%) RS-232
15 19 (2.63%) Bluetooth
16 18 (2.49%) LDAP
17 17 (2.35%) Profibus
18 14 (1.94%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.57%) MySQL
2 30 (4.16%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.94%) DB2
4 13 (1.80%) Big Data
5 9 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 7 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.83%) Apache Accumulo
8 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.42%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
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
11 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (4.71%) Visual Studio
2 22 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.77%) Subversion
4 17 (2.35%) JIRA
5 9 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 9 (1.25%) Robot Framework
6 4 (0.55%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.55%) Geb
6 4 (0.55%) LabVIEW
6 4 (0.55%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.55%) Selenium
6 4 (0.55%) Spock
6 4 (0.55%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.28%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.28%) GitLab
7 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 199 (27.56%) Electronics
2 76 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 53 (7.34%) Finance
4 34 (4.71%) Automotive
5 30 (4.16%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.91%) Publishing
7 18 (2.49%) Aerospace
8 16 (2.22%) Games
9 9 (1.25%) Military
9 9 (1.25%) Retail
10 6 (0.83%) Avionics
10 6 (0.83%) Legal
11 5 (0.69%) Banking
12 4 (0.55%) French Language
13 3 (0.42%) German Language
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 2 (0.28%) Marketing
14 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 153 (21.19%) Embedded Engineer
2 123 (17.04%) Software Engineer
3 107 (14.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 91 (12.60%) Firmware Engineer
5 67 (9.28%) Embedded C Engineer
5 67 (9.28%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 66 (9.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 66 (9.14%) Developer
7 63 (8.73%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 63 (8.73%) Hardware Engineer
8 59 (8.17%) Electronics Engineer
9 57 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
10 56 (7.76%) C Software Engineer
10 56 (7.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 51 (7.06%) Network Engineer
11 51 (7.06%) Support Engineer
12 47 (6.51%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
12 47 (6.51%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 47 (6.51%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 47 (6.51%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.19%) .NET
2 22 (3.05%) LAMP
3 17 (2.35%) HTML
4 13 (1.80%) Web Services
5 10 (1.39%) DirectX
5 10 (1.39%) MFC
6 9 (1.25%) 802.1X
6 9 (1.25%) OpenGL
7 6 (0.83%) ELK Stack
7 6 (0.83%) Kafka
7 6 (0.83%) LINQ to SQL
7 6 (0.83%) Qt
8 5 (0.69%) XML
9 3 (0.42%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (0.42%) CSS
9 3 (0.42%) FreeSWITCH
9 3 (0.42%) HEVC
9 3 (0.42%) RESTful
9 3 (0.42%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 107 (14.82%) Embedded Systems
2 102 (14.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 90 (12.47%) Data Centre
4 86 (11.91%) Computer Science
5 55 (7.62%) Clustering
6 54 (7.48%) VHDL
7 35 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (4.43%) Mathematics
9 31 (4.29%) Driving Licence
10 30 (4.16%) Algorithms
11 23 (3.19%) Verilog
12 22 (3.05%) CMDB
13 21 (2.91%) Physics
14 19 (2.63%) Telematics
15 18 (2.49%) CAN bus
16 17 (2.35%) Internet of Things
16 17 (2.35%) Management Information System
17 14 (1.94%) CPLD
17 14 (1.94%) Device Driver
18 12 (1.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 218 (30.19%) Linux
2 141 (19.53%) Windows
3 84 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 72 (9.97%) Unix
5 47 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (3.74%) Android
7 27 (3.74%) CentOS
8 25 (3.46%) Solaris
9 23 (3.19%) SUSE
10 20 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (2.63%) Ubuntu
12 17 (2.35%) Embedded Linux
13 14 (1.94%) AIX
14 13 (1.80%) VxWorks
15 9 (1.25%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (27.42%) Software Engineering
2 85 (11.77%) ITIL
3 62 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (7.06%) Mentoring
5 47 (6.51%) Coaching
5 47 (6.51%) Virtual Environments
6 44 (6.09%) Project Management
7 43 (5.96%) Schematic Capture
8 42 (5.82%) Service Delivery
9 39 (5.40%) Line Management
9 39 (5.40%) Validation
10 35 (4.85%) Change Management
11 34 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (4.57%) Change Control
13 31 (4.29%) Scrum
13 31 (4.29%) UML
14 25 (3.46%) High Availability
15 23 (3.19%) Migration
15 23 (3.19%) Presales
15 23 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 300 (41.55%) C
2 221 (30.61%) C++
3 129 (17.87%) Embedded C
4 106 (14.68%) Python
5 72 (9.97%) Embedded C++
6 63 (8.73%) Assembly Language
7 60 (8.31%) Perl
8 53 (7.34%) PowerShell
9 52 (7.20%) Bash Shell
10 51 (7.06%) SQL
11 48 (6.65%) C#
12 40 (5.54%) MATLAB
13 32 (4.43%) Java
14 20 (2.77%) Shell Script
15 15 (2.08%) PHP
16 10 (1.39%) JavaScript
16 10 (1.39%) VB
17 8 (1.11%) Ruby
18 5 (0.69%) AWK
18 5 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 201 (27.84%) Degree
2 58 (8.03%) Security Cleared
3 51 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (5.26%) CCNA
5 34 (4.71%) SC Cleared
6 33 (4.57%) CCNP
7 25 (3.46%) ISEB
8 22 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (2.63%) MCSE
10 16 (2.22%) CCSE
11 14 (1.94%) Check Point Certification
12 12 (1.66%) ISTQB
12 12 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.39%) LPIC
14 9 (1.25%) MCSA
15 8 (1.11%) MOS
15 8 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
16 7 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (0.97%) CCSP
16 7 (0.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.37%) SLA
2 26 (3.60%) QA
3 18 (2.49%) MISRA
3 18 (2.49%) MISRA C
4 15 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.66%) SAS 70
6 10 (1.39%) ISO 9001
7 8 (1.11%) Def Stans
7 8 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.83%) DO-254
9 4 (0.55%) DO-160
10 3 (0.42%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.42%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.28%) ISO13485
11 2 (0.28%) JTAG
12 1 (0.14%) ARP4754
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 112 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (12.88%) Active Directory
3 37 (5.12%) vSphere
4 24 (3.32%) VMware ESX
5 18 (2.49%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.08%) XenApp
7 14 (1.94%) NFS
8 10 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.25%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.83%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.69%) iptables
12 5 (0.69%) vCloud
13 4 (0.55%) XenServer
14 3 (0.42%) Docker
14 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.42%) OpenSIPS
14 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.42%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (6.23%) SCCM
2 28 (3.88%) NetBackup
3 26 (3.60%) SCOM
4 22 (3.05%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
6 14 (1.94%) Nagios
7 13 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (1.80%) Unicenter
8 9 (1.25%) Backup Exec
8 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (0.97%) AirWatch
9 7 (0.97%) Simpana
9 7 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.83%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.83%) EdgeSight
10 6 (0.83%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.83%) Kibana
10 6 (0.83%) logstash
11 5 (0.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 126 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 121 (16.76%) VMware
3 119 (16.48%) Cisco
4 82 (11.36%) HP
5 74 (10.25%) IBM
6 50 (6.93%) Red Hat
7 43 (5.96%) Oracle
8 42 (5.82%) EMC
9 38 (5.26%) Sun
10 37 (5.12%) F5
11 34 (4.71%) Dell
12 33 (4.57%) Citrix
13 32 (4.43%) NetApp
14 30 (4.16%) CommVault
14 30 (4.16%) Juniper
15 28 (3.88%) CheckPoint
16 26 (3.60%) Extreme Networks
17 22 (3.05%) Palo Alto
18 20 (2.77%) Veritas
19 17 (2.35%) Brocade
Gloucestershire
Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits + overtime
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 5 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dover, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £42,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Northumberland
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 30% shift + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits (£84,
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kensington Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago