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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 518 592 668
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +76
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 395 368 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 3.66% 3.24% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 315 283 257
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
10788 11353 12477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.07% 11.12% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9086 9559 10396
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +60 137 £42,500 -10.52% 17
East of England +22 58 £40,000 -9.09% 12
South West +21 50 £38,000 -7.31% 5
East Midlands +37 43 £40,250 +15.00% 2
West Midlands +7 40 £37,500 +7.14% 2
London 0 38 £42,500 -15.00% 7
North East +31 23 £31,500 -10.00% 8
North West +6 9 £39,000 +14.70% 1
Yorkshire +2 6 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 275 (36.67%) C
2 249 (33.20%) Linux
3 219 (29.20%) C++
4 187 (24.93%) Software Engineering
5 163 (21.73%) Electronics
6 162 (21.60%) Degree
7 153 (20.40%) Microsoft
8 150 (20.00%) Firewall
9 138 (18.40%) Embedded C
10 128 (17.07%) VMware
11 123 (16.40%) Python
12 122 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 121 (16.13%) Data Centre
14 114 (15.20%) Windows
15 106 (14.13%) Cisco
16 103 (13.73%) Active Directory
17 89 (11.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 89 (11.87%) Embedded Systems
18 84 (11.20%) ITIL
19 83 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
20 81 (10.80%) MS Excel
21 79 (10.53%) Unix
22 75 (10.00%) DNS
23 74 (9.87%) Computer Science
24 73 (9.73%) Wireless
24 73 (9.73%) Security Cleared
25 70 (9.33%) Red Hat
25 70 (9.33%) HP
25 70 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
26 69 (9.20%) Embedded C++

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 38 (5.07%) IIS
2 31 (4.13%) Apache
3 26 (3.47%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.67%) nginx
8 3 (0.40%) Confluence
8 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.40%) JBoss
8 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.13%) CMS
10 1 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 81 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.67%) Simulink
3 16 (2.13%) MS Office
4 12 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.60%) TargetLink
5 6 (0.80%) GNU Octave
6 5 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.40%) MS Project
8 2 (0.27%) OrCAD
8 2 (0.27%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.73%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.67%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.40%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.87%) IaaS
4 13 (1.73%) PaaS
5 12 (1.60%) Office 365
6 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.67%) SaaS
7 4 (0.53%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.40%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 150 (20.00%) Firewall
2 75 (10.00%) DNS
3 73 (9.73%) Wireless
4 62 (8.27%) VPN
5 52 (6.93%) TCP/IP
6 51 (6.80%) Ethernet
7 43 (5.73%) DHCP
8 41 (5.47%) Internet
9 38 (5.07%) SAN
10 37 (4.93%) SSL
10 37 (4.93%) Wi-Fi
11 36 (4.80%) RS-232
12 33 (4.40%) Network Security
13 29 (3.87%) RS-485
14 28 (3.73%) Bluetooth
15 27 (3.60%) LAN
16 26 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (3.07%) FWSM
17 23 (3.07%) MPLS
17 23 (3.07%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.60%) MySQL
2 20 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 13 (1.73%) NoSQL
4 13 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.33%) DB2
5 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.67%) Big Data
7 5 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.53%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.40%) KDB
9 3 (0.40%) Kdb+
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.00%) Subversion
3 29 (3.87%) Visual Studio
4 17 (2.27%) JIRA
5 7 (0.93%) Robot Framework
6 6 (0.80%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.53%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.53%) Geb
8 4 (0.53%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.53%) Selenium
8 4 (0.53%) Spock
8 4 (0.53%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.40%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.27%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 163 (21.73%) Electronics
2 57 (7.60%) Finance
3 51 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.53%) Publishing
5 23 (3.07%) Automotive
5 23 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.13%) Games
7 15 (2.00%) Retail
8 11 (1.47%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.33%) Legal
10 4 (0.53%) Back Office
10 4 (0.53%) German Language
11 3 (0.40%) Avionics
11 3 (0.40%) French Language
11 3 (0.40%) Military
11 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 154 (20.53%) Embedded Engineer
2 139 (18.53%) Software Engineer
3 119 (15.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 87 (11.60%) Firmware Engineer
5 72 (9.60%) Developer
6 65 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 64 (8.53%) Embedded C Engineer
8 61 (8.13%) Support Engineer
9 59 (7.87%) C Software Engineer
9 59 (7.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 58 (7.73%) C++ Software Engineer
10 58 (7.73%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 55 (7.33%) Network Engineer
12 54 (7.20%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 52 (6.93%) Electronics Engineer
14 49 (6.53%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 48 (6.40%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
15 48 (6.40%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 48 (6.40%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
16 46 (6.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.13%) .NET
2 19 (2.53%) Qt
3 18 (2.40%) HTML
3 18 (2.40%) Web Services
4 14 (1.87%) 802.1X
4 14 (1.87%) LAMP
5 13 (1.73%) .NET Framework
5 13 (1.73%) RESTful
6 12 (1.60%) OpenCL
7 8 (1.07%) Yocto
8 7 (0.93%) DirectX
8 7 (0.93%) MFC
8 7 (0.93%) XML
9 6 (0.80%) OpenGL
10 4 (0.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (0.53%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (0.53%) STL
11 3 (0.40%) FreeSWITCH
11 3 (0.40%) HEVC
11 3 (0.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 121 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 89 (11.87%) Embedded Systems
2 89 (11.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 74 (9.87%) Computer Science
4 54 (7.20%) Clustering
5 47 (6.27%) Algorithms
6 40 (5.33%) Mathematics
7 39 (5.20%) CMDB
7 39 (5.20%) VHDL
8 32 (4.27%) Driving Licence
9 30 (4.00%) Device Driver
10 25 (3.33%) Internet of Things
10 25 (3.33%) Management Information System
11 23 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (3.07%) Verilog
12 19 (2.53%) CPLD
13 16 (2.13%) Physics
14 14 (1.87%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.87%) Telematics
15 13 (1.73%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 249 (33.20%) Linux
2 114 (15.20%) Windows
3 79 (10.53%) Unix
4 58 (7.73%) Windows Server
5 42 (5.60%) Android
6 34 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (4.13%) Embedded Linux
7 31 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (3.33%) Solaris
10 22 (2.93%) CentOS
11 19 (2.53%) Ubuntu
12 13 (1.73%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.73%) VxWorks
13 10 (1.33%) Windows 10
13 10 (1.33%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.93%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.80%) AIX
15 6 (0.80%) SUSE
16 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (24.93%) Software Engineering
2 84 (11.20%) ITIL
3 83 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (7.47%) Change Control
5 55 (7.33%) Service Delivery
6 49 (6.53%) Scrum
6 49 (6.53%) Virtual Environments
7 48 (6.40%) Coaching
8 47 (6.27%) Presales
8 47 (6.27%) Project Management
9 46 (6.13%) Line Management
9 46 (6.13%) Validation
10 45 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 42 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 39 (5.20%) UML
13 35 (4.67%) Change Management
14 33 (4.40%) Embedded Software Development
15 31 (4.13%) Schematic Capture
16 29 (3.87%) OO
17 25 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 275 (36.67%) C
2 219 (29.20%) C++
3 138 (18.40%) Embedded C
4 123 (16.40%) Python
5 69 (9.20%) Embedded C++
6 66 (8.80%) C#
6 66 (8.80%) SQL
7 52 (6.93%) PowerShell
8 46 (6.13%) Bash Shell
9 42 (5.60%) Perl
10 41 (5.47%) MATLAB
11 39 (5.20%) Assembly Language
12 35 (4.67%) Java
13 12 (1.60%) Objective-C
14 11 (1.47%) PHP
15 10 (1.33%) JavaScript
15 10 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.33%) VB
16 7 (0.93%) Tcl
17 4 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 162 (21.60%) Degree
2 73 (9.73%) Security Cleared
3 70 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (7.33%) CCNP
5 52 (6.93%) CCNA
6 29 (3.87%) SC Cleared
7 28 (3.73%) LPIC
8 27 (3.60%) BPSS Clearance
9 23 (3.07%) CCSE
10 20 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (2.53%) ISEB
12 18 (2.40%) Check Point Certification
13 17 (2.27%) MCSE
14 12 (1.60%) CCSP
14 12 (1.60%) ISTQB
15 11 (1.47%) CCVP
15 11 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (1.33%) PhD
17 9 (1.20%) MCSA
18 6 (0.80%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.47%) SLA
2 27 (3.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.80%) ISO 9001
5 15 (2.00%) QA
6 13 (1.73%) MISRA
6 13 (1.73%) MISRA C
7 12 (1.60%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.67%) ISO13485
8 5 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.53%) DO-254
10 3 (0.40%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.40%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.27%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.13%) ARP4754
12 1 (0.13%) DO-160
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 122 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (13.73%) Active Directory
3 41 (5.47%) vSphere
4 28 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.73%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.47%) iptables
7 10 (1.33%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.07%) XenApp
9 7 (0.93%) Samba
10 4 (0.53%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 4 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.53%) XenServer
11 3 (0.40%) Docker
11 3 (0.40%) OpenSIPS
11 3 (0.40%) Squid
11 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.27%) NFS
12 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (7.87%) SCCM
2 45 (6.00%) NetBackup
3 41 (5.47%) SCOM
4 29 (3.87%) Backup Exec
5 17 (2.27%) Nagios
6 12 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (1.47%) Oracle ZFS
8 9 (1.20%) AirWatch
9 8 (1.07%) Cacti
10 6 (0.80%) EdgeSight
10 6 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.80%) Unicenter
11 4 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (0.40%) Graphite
12 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.40%) Opsview
12 3 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 153 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 128 (17.07%) VMware
3 106 (14.13%) Cisco
4 70 (9.33%) HP
4 70 (9.33%) Red Hat
5 64 (8.53%) IBM
6 55 (7.33%) Citrix
7 38 (5.07%) Oracle
8 37 (4.93%) Sun
9 35 (4.67%) CheckPoint
9 35 (4.67%) F5
10 31 (4.13%) Extreme Networks
11 29 (3.87%) EMC
12 27 (3.60%) Dell
13 23 (3.07%) Xilinx
14 20 (2.67%) Juniper
15 19 (2.53%) Palo Alto
16 18 (2.40%) NetApp
17 14 (1.87%) CommVault
18 13 (1.73%) Veritas
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Focusrite
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wavex
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Nailsea, Somerset
Additional Resources Ltd
Salary: car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
EDWARD CARTER SOLUTIONS
Posted: Yesterday
Gillingham, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40,000 DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Telford
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
Sunderland
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago