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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 554 539 545
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 341 361 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 2.74% 3.33% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 274 290 283
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
12447 10856 10164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.18% 10.17% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10387 9076 8592
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -12 88 £42,500 +6.25% 45
London +24 57 £55,000 +13.40% 3
East of England -38 57 £44,000 - 21
East Midlands +42 49 £40,000 +15.94% 6
South West +18 45 £38,500 -3.75% 18
Yorkshire -8 26 £35,500 +1.42% 2
North West +2 9 £37,500 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -15 6 £42,500 +70.00% 1
North East -25 4 £35,000 - 2
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 315 (46.94%) C
2 284 (42.32%) C++
3 246 (36.66%) Linux
3 246 (36.66%) Software Engineering
4 203 (30.25%) Windows
5 199 (29.66%) Degree
6 167 (24.89%) Electronics
7 141 (21.01%) Embedded C
8 120 (17.88%) TCP/IP
9 101 (15.05%) Embedded C++
10 89 (13.26%) Embedded Systems
11 88 (13.11%) Cisco
11 88 (13.11%) C#
12 86 (12.82%) EMC
12 86 (12.82%) VMware
13 82 (12.22%) Microsoft
13 82 (12.22%) Assembly Language
14 79 (11.77%) Java
15 72 (10.73%) DNS
16 71 (10.58%) Automotive
17 69 (10.28%) .NET
18 68 (10.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 66 (9.84%) UML
20 65 (9.69%) Python
21 64 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
22 62 (9.24%) UNIX
23 61 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
24 60 (8.94%) ITIL
24 60 (8.94%) Ethernet
24 60 (8.94%) Firewall

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 28 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 24 (3.58%) Apache
3 22 (3.28%) IIS
4 21 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.09%) SAS
6 12 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.04%) Node.js
8 7 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.89%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.89%) CloudStack
9 6 (0.89%) Moodle
9 6 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.89%) Lync
10 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.30%) CMS
11 2 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.02%) Simulink
3 24 (3.58%) MS Office
4 18 (2.68%) TargetLink
5 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.30%) MS Project
6 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) LabWindows
2 4 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.64%) PaaS
3 5 (0.75%) Office 365
3 5 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (17.88%) TCP/IP
2 72 (10.73%) DNS
3 60 (8.94%) Ethernet
3 60 (8.94%) Firewall
3 60 (8.94%) Wireless
4 57 (8.49%) LAN
5 56 (8.35%) WAN
6 41 (6.11%) Cisco ASA
7 38 (5.66%) VPN
8 34 (5.07%) Internet
9 30 (4.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (4.32%) SAN
10 29 (4.32%) GPRS
11 28 (4.17%) Profibus
12 27 (4.02%) GSM
13 26 (3.87%) DHCP
13 26 (3.87%) Bluetooth
14 25 (3.73%) SSL
14 25 (3.73%) FTP
15 24 (3.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.09%) Big Data
3 11 (1.64%) MySQL
4 9 (1.34%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.89%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.75%) SQLite
8 5 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.45%) DB2
11 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) Infinispan
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.15%) Redis
12 1 (0.15%) DTS
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (6.71%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 36 (5.37%) Subversion
4 25 (3.73%) Rational DOORS
5 19 (2.83%) Eclipse
6 16 (2.38%) LabVIEW
7 13 (1.94%) Bugzilla
8 11 (1.64%) GDB
9 9 (1.34%) TortoiseSVN
10 7 (1.04%) JIRA
11 5 (0.75%) GCC
12 4 (0.60%) PVCS
12 4 (0.60%) Android Studio
13 3 (0.45%) Trac
14 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
15 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
15 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
15 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
General
1 167 (24.89%) Electronics
2 71 (10.58%) Automotive
3 57 (8.49%) Finance
4 56 (8.35%) Manufacturing
5 38 (5.66%) Telecoms
6 32 (4.77%) Aerospace
7 31 (4.62%) Military
8 28 (4.17%) Marketing
9 19 (2.83%) Banking
10 9 (1.34%) Retail
11 8 (1.19%) Avionics
12 7 (1.04%) Legal
13 6 (0.89%) Games
14 4 (0.60%) Law
15 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.30%) Back Office
17 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 176 (26.23%) Software Engineer
2 105 (15.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 89 (13.26%) Developer
4 65 (9.69%) Systems Engineer
5 54 (8.05%) Firmware Engineer
6 53 (7.90%) Software Developer
6 53 (7.90%) Electronics Engineer
7 49 (7.30%) Hardware Engineer
8 48 (7.15%) Network Engineer
9 43 (6.41%) Design Engineer
10 23 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
10 23 (3.43%) Support Engineer
11 21 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (2.98%) Senior Developer
13 19 (2.83%) Administrator
14 18 (2.68%) Embedded Software Developer
15 14 (2.09%) C Software Engineer
15 14 (2.09%) Systems Administrator
16 13 (1.94%) UNIX Engineer
17 12 (1.79%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.28%) .NET
2 32 (4.77%) CSS
3 21 (3.13%) Web Services
3 21 (3.13%) XML
4 19 (2.83%) HTML
4 19 (2.83%) Qt
5 16 (2.38%) MFC
6 13 (1.94%) SOAP
6 13 (1.94%) Flash
6 13 (1.94%) CSS3
6 13 (1.94%) WebSockets
6 13 (1.94%) HTML5
7 11 (1.64%) LAMP
8 10 (1.49%) XML-RPC
8 10 (1.49%) REST
8 10 (1.49%) Regular Expression
9 7 (1.04%) OpenMP
9 7 (1.04%) WPF
9 7 (1.04%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.26%) Embedded Systems
2 68 (10.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 61 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (8.35%) Mathematics
5 53 (7.90%) Physics
6 52 (7.75%) Computer Science
7 51 (7.60%) VHDL
8 40 (5.96%) Algorithms
9 39 (5.81%) Management Information System
10 35 (5.22%) Telematics
11 25 (3.73%) Device Driver
12 21 (3.13%) CAN bus
13 20 (2.98%) Clustering
14 19 (2.83%) Hedge funds
15 16 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (2.09%) Verilog
17 12 (1.79%) Blackberry
17 12 (1.79%) Home Automation
18 11 (1.64%) CMDB
19 10 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 246 (36.66%) Linux
2 203 (30.25%) Windows
3 62 (9.24%) UNIX
4 53 (7.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (5.96%) Android
5 40 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (4.62%) Apple iOS
7 29 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (4.17%) Solaris
9 22 (3.28%) SUSE
10 17 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
10 17 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (2.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 13 (1.94%) AIX
12 9 (1.34%) HPUX
13 8 (1.19%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.19%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.04%) Scientific Linux
15 6 (0.89%) Windows CE
15 6 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (36.66%) Software Engineering
2 66 (9.84%) UML
3 64 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (8.94%) ITIL
5 53 (7.90%) Validation
6 41 (6.11%) Load Balancing
7 36 (5.37%) Configuration Management
7 36 (5.37%) Change Management
8 35 (5.22%) Project Management
9 34 (5.07%) Signal Processing
10 33 (4.92%) Problem Management
11 30 (4.47%) Embedded Software Development
12 29 (4.32%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (3.58%) Product Management
14 22 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
14 22 (3.28%) Technical Analysis
15 21 (3.13%) Incident Management
16 19 (2.83%) Network Management
17 18 (2.68%) Mentoring
18 17 (2.53%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 315 (46.94%) C
2 284 (42.32%) C++
3 141 (21.01%) Embedded C
4 101 (15.05%) Embedded C++
5 88 (13.11%) C#
6 82 (12.22%) Assembly Language
7 79 (11.77%) Java
8 65 (9.69%) Python
9 51 (7.60%) MATLAB
9 51 (7.60%) Perl
10 42 (6.26%) SQL
11 40 (5.96%) PHP
12 30 (4.47%) JavaScript
13 25 (3.73%) Bash Shell
14 24 (3.58%) Shell Script
15 20 (2.98%) VB
16 14 (2.09%) Ruby
17 11 (1.64%) PowerShell
18 8 (1.19%) VB6
19 7 (1.04%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 199 (29.66%) Degree
2 53 (7.90%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 41 (6.11%) CCNA
5 37 (5.51%) CCNP
6 32 (4.77%) SC Cleared
7 18 (2.68%) CCIE
7 18 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.94%) PhD
9 10 (1.49%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (1.04%) CCDP
10 7 (1.04%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (1.04%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.89%) MCITP
11 6 (0.89%) MCP
11 6 (0.89%) HND
12 5 (0.75%) MCAD
12 5 (0.75%) ISEB
12 5 (0.75%) PMP
12 5 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.56%) SLA
2 33 (4.92%) JTAG
3 27 (4.02%) QA
4 15 (2.24%) ISO 9000
5 14 (2.09%) DO-254
6 13 (1.94%) IEC 61508
7 8 (1.19%) ISO 9001
8 7 (1.04%) DO-178B
9 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (4.32%) Active Directory
3 28 (4.17%) vSphere
4 25 (3.73%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (0.89%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.89%) XenApp
7 6 (0.89%) NFS
8 5 (0.75%) vCloud
9 4 (0.60%) XenServer
10 3 (0.45%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.45%) SRDF
10 3 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.45%) KVM
11 2 (0.30%) iptables
11 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.15%) Samba
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.68%) SCCM
2 17 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.34%) Nagios
5 7 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (1.04%) HP SIM
6 6 (0.89%) SCOM
6 6 (0.89%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.75%) WSUS
7 5 (0.75%) Puppet
8 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (0.60%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.60%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.45%) Control-M
10 2 (0.30%) OpenView
10 2 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.30%) EMC TimeFinder
10 2 (0.30%) OMEGAMON
11 1 (0.15%) Nmap
Vendors
1 88 (13.11%) Cisco
2 86 (12.82%) EMC
2 86 (12.82%) VMware
3 82 (12.22%) Microsoft
4 49 (7.30%) Red Hat
5 45 (6.71%) HP
6 43 (6.41%) F5
7 25 (3.73%) IBM
7 25 (3.73%) CheckPoint
8 24 (3.58%) Freescale
9 23 (3.43%) Citrix
9 23 (3.43%) Juniper
10 22 (3.28%) NEC
11 18 (2.68%) Xilinx
12 17 (2.53%) Altera
13 16 (2.38%) SolarWinds
13 16 (2.38%) Oracle
13 16 (2.38%) Dell
14 13 (1.94%) Lauterbach
15 12 (1.79%) Riverbed
West Sussex
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 43-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Relocation+Great Pension+Medical+M
Posted: 4 days ago
Maldon, Essex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + relocation allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and relocation allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 52-57k
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Major Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago