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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 588 596 626
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 327 331 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.84% 2.66% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 292 261 247
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
11496 12442 10217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.10% 12.71% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9802 10609 8491
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 +28 100 £45,000 +4.65% 22
London +14 65 £50,000 - 7
East of England -8 54 £42,500 -5.55% 15
East Midlands -4 45 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire +12 36 £41,500 +7.79% 3
South West -20 17 £42,500 +13.33% 3
West Midlands -21 12 £32,500 -23.52% 1
North West +33 10 £40,000 +6.66% 2
North East +5 4 £33,000 -17.50% 3
Midlands - 2 - -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 397 (55.68%) C
2 277 (38.85%) C++
3 272 (38.15%) Software Engineering
4 240 (33.66%) Electronics
5 215 (30.15%) Degree
6 188 (26.37%) Embedded C
7 182 (25.53%) Windows
8 173 (24.26%) Linux
9 123 (17.25%) Embedded Systems
10 116 (16.27%) EMC
11 103 (14.45%) VMware
12 101 (14.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 95 (13.32%) Python
14 91 (12.76%) Cisco
15 88 (12.34%) Embedded C++
15 88 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
16 86 (12.06%) C#
17 84 (11.78%) Computer Science
18 81 (11.36%) TCP/IP
19 77 (10.80%) Ethernet
20 76 (10.66%) Microsoft
21 74 (10.38%) Windows Server
22 68 (9.54%) RS-232
23 67 (9.40%) Wireless
24 66 (9.26%) Finance
24 66 (9.26%) Unix
25 65 (9.12%) SQL
26 62 (8.70%) SAN
27 61 (8.56%) Java
27 61 (8.56%) Schematic Capture

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 19 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (1.96%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.82%) Apache
7 11 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.26%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.98%) CMS
9 7 (0.98%) JBoss
10 5 (0.70%) Node.js
11 3 (0.42%) IIS
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (5.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.24%) Simulink
3 13 (1.82%) TargetLink
4 8 (1.12%) OrCAD
5 7 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.84%) MS Project
7 4 (0.56%) MS Office
7 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.10%) IaaS
2 11 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.54%) PaaS
3 10 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.98%) Office 365
5 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 77 (10.80%) Ethernet
3 68 (9.54%) RS-232
4 67 (9.40%) Wireless
5 62 (8.70%) SAN
6 55 (7.71%) RS-485
7 51 (7.15%) Firewall
8 49 (6.87%) ZigBee
9 47 (6.59%) Bluetooth
10 43 (6.03%) NAS
11 42 (5.89%) DNS
12 37 (5.19%) DHCP
13 29 (4.07%) Internet
14 23 (3.23%) 3G
15 22 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (3.09%) VPN
16 21 (2.95%) VoIP
17 18 (2.52%) LAN
17 18 (2.52%) WAN
18 17 (2.38%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.91%) MySQL
2 24 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 19 (2.66%) RDBMS
3 19 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.12%) Big Data
5 8 (1.12%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.70%) Redis
8 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.28%) DB2
9 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.28%) Informix
9 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (3.79%) Subversion
2 25 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 19 (2.66%) Eclipse
3 19 (2.66%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.68%) LabVIEW
5 10 (1.40%) JIRA
6 5 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.56%) GDB
8 3 (0.42%) Robot Framework
8 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.28%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.28%) GCC
9 2 (0.28%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.28%) Selenium
9 2 (0.28%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.28%) Wise Package Studio
10 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.14%) VectorCAST
General
1 240 (33.66%) Electronics
2 66 (9.26%) Finance
3 46 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 39 (5.47%) Automotive
4 39 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.79%) Banking
6 14 (1.96%) Aerospace
7 12 (1.68%) Marketing
8 8 (1.12%) Avionics
9 5 (0.70%) French Language
9 5 (0.70%) Games
9 5 (0.70%) Legal
9 5 (0.70%) Military
10 2 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 211 (29.59%) Software Engineer
2 199 (27.91%) Embedded Engineer
3 143 (20.06%) Firmware Engineer
4 142 (19.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 83 (11.64%) Embedded C Engineer
6 73 (10.24%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 72 (10.10%) C Software Engineer
8 68 (9.54%) Developer
9 66 (9.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 65 (9.12%) C++ Software Engineer
11 60 (8.42%) Hardware Engineer
12 54 (7.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 53 (7.43%) Electronics Engineer
14 52 (7.29%) Design Engineer
15 46 (6.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
16 41 (5.75%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 41 (5.75%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
17 36 (5.05%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
17 36 (5.05%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
18 35 (4.91%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.15%) .NET
2 48 (6.73%) Web Services
3 32 (4.49%) HTML
4 17 (2.38%) Flash
4 17 (2.38%) Qt
5 10 (1.40%) 802.1X
6 9 (1.26%) XML
7 8 (1.12%) MFC
8 6 (0.84%) RESTful
9 5 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (0.70%) DirectX
9 5 (0.70%) JAAS
9 5 (0.70%) Java EE
9 5 (0.70%) JMS
9 5 (0.70%) JMX
9 5 (0.70%) JNDI
9 5 (0.70%) OpenGL
9 5 (0.70%) XMPP
10 4 (0.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (0.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 123 (17.25%) Embedded Systems
2 101 (14.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 84 (11.78%) Computer Science
4 53 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (7.15%) Clustering
6 49 (6.87%) Algorithms
7 48 (6.73%) EMC VMAX
8 43 (6.03%) VHDL
9 39 (5.47%) Device Driver
9 39 (5.47%) EMC VNX
10 38 (5.33%) Mobile App
11 28 (3.93%) Replication
12 22 (3.09%) Data Centre
13 21 (2.95%) CPLD
14 20 (2.81%) Mathematics
15 19 (2.66%) Driving Licence
16 17 (2.38%) Internet of Things
17 13 (1.82%) Telematics
17 13 (1.82%) Verilog
18 12 (1.68%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 182 (25.53%) Windows
2 173 (24.26%) Linux
3 74 (10.38%) Windows Server
4 66 (9.26%) Unix
5 59 (8.27%) Android
6 44 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (4.91%) Apple iOS
9 31 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (3.93%) SUSE
11 25 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (2.38%) Mac OS X
12 17 (2.38%) VxWorks
13 15 (2.10%) Windows 7
14 14 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 11 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (1.54%) Solaris
16 10 (1.40%) Windows 8
17 9 (1.26%) CentOS
18 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (38.15%) Software Engineering
2 61 (8.56%) Schematic Capture
3 50 (7.01%) Validation
4 46 (6.45%) ITIL
5 43 (6.03%) Signal Processing
6 39 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 37 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (5.05%) OO
8 36 (5.05%) Project Management
8 36 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 34 (4.77%) Change Control
10 33 (4.63%) High Availability
11 31 (4.35%) Configuration Management
12 30 (4.21%) Mobile Application Development
13 29 (4.07%) Line Management
13 29 (4.07%) Performance Management
13 29 (4.07%) SDLC
13 29 (4.07%) UML
14 28 (3.93%) Change Management
15 25 (3.51%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 397 (55.68%) C
2 277 (38.85%) C++
3 188 (26.37%) Embedded C
4 95 (13.32%) Python
5 88 (12.34%) Embedded C++
6 86 (12.06%) C#
7 65 (9.12%) SQL
8 61 (8.56%) Java
9 60 (8.42%) Assembly Language
10 58 (8.13%) Perl
11 36 (5.05%) PHP
12 29 (4.07%) Objective-C
13 27 (3.79%) Bash Shell
14 25 (3.51%) MATLAB
15 20 (2.81%) ANSI C
16 13 (1.82%) Korn
17 12 (1.68%) Shell Script
17 12 (1.68%) VB
18 10 (1.40%) AWK
18 10 (1.40%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 215 (30.15%) Degree
2 26 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.09%) CCNA
5 15 (2.10%) CCNP
6 14 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.12%) VCAP
9 7 (0.98%) MCP
9 7 (0.98%) PhD
10 6 (0.84%) CCSE
10 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.70%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.56%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.56%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.56%) MCTS
12 4 (0.56%) VCP5
13 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.49%) MISRA
2 19 (2.66%) SLA
3 18 (2.52%) QA
4 13 (1.82%) MISRA C
5 12 (1.68%) ISO 9001
6 9 (1.26%) ISO 9000
7 7 (0.98%) SAS 70
8 6 (0.84%) JTAG
9 4 (0.56%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (0.28%) DO-254
11 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.14%) DO-160
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.14%) ISO13485
11 1 (0.14%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.14%) ISO26262
11 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (7.43%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.23%) SRDF
4 19 (2.66%) NFS
5 18 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.24%) vSphere
7 15 (2.10%) VMware ESX
8 13 (1.82%) Xen
9 9 (1.26%) KVM
10 7 (0.98%) vCloud
11 6 (0.84%) XenApp
12 5 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.56%) LXC
13 4 (0.56%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
15 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (4.49%) SCCM
2 23 (3.23%) EMC VPLEX
3 18 (2.52%) SCOM
4 14 (1.96%) WSUS
5 11 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (1.40%) Data Guard
6 10 (1.40%) HP SIM
6 10 (1.40%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.26%) Puppet
7 9 (1.26%) Zenoss
8 8 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
8 8 (1.12%) SCOrch
9 7 (0.98%) Simpana
10 4 (0.56%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.56%) vRealize
11 3 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.42%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.28%) Cacti
12 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 116 (16.27%) EMC
2 103 (14.45%) VMware
3 91 (12.76%) Cisco
4 76 (10.66%) Microsoft
5 48 (6.73%) HP
6 33 (4.63%) IBM
6 33 (4.63%) Red Hat
7 29 (4.07%) Brocade
8 25 (3.51%) Altera
9 24 (3.37%) Oracle
10 23 (3.23%) Citrix
10 23 (3.23%) Dell
11 22 (3.09%) CommVault
12 21 (2.95%) Atmel
13 20 (2.81%) Renesas
14 19 (2.66%) Freescale
15 18 (2.52%) QNX
16 16 (2.24%) F5
16 16 (2.24%) Symantec
17 15 (2.10%) Veeam
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30-40K + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £40,269 to £45,691 per annum with a potential to earn £48,322
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £32,757 to £37,167 per annum with a potential to earn £39,308
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £32,757 to £37,167 per annum with a potential to earn £39,308
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Jenrick IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 23 days holiday, pension, Health I
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Q-Bot
Salary: Salary + Performance Related Pay + Attractive Options Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago