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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 557 528 535
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 324 404 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 2.78% 3.52% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 252 339 267
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,600 £55,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
11640 11490 10113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.68% 10.48% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9671 9768 8600
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +1.23%
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 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -28 88 £45,000 +12.50% 34
East of England -19 56 £44,000 - 26
East Midlands +18 49 £40,000 +6.66% 15
South West +17 45 £38,500 -3.75% 12
London +19 37 £51,250 +28.12% 12
Yorkshire -6 19 £36,000 +2.85% 7
North East +9 15 £35,000 +12.90% 4
North West -15 8 £43,750 +16.66%
West Midlands -9 7 £31,500 -21.25% 9
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 370 (56.15%) C
2 329 (49.92%) C++
3 271 (41.12%) Software Engineering
4 229 (34.75%) Linux
5 201 (30.50%) Windows
6 197 (29.89%) Degree
7 187 (28.38%) Electronics
8 168 (25.49%) Embedded C
9 129 (19.58%) Embedded C++
10 100 (15.17%) TCP/IP
10 100 (15.17%) EMC
10 100 (15.17%) Embedded Systems
11 97 (14.72%) Assembly Language
12 87 (13.20%) Java
13 79 (11.99%) C#
14 78 (11.84%) Automotive
15 75 (11.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 73 (11.08%) UML
16 73 (11.08%) Microsoft
17 71 (10.77%) Ethernet
18 69 (10.47%) Python
19 68 (10.32%) Cisco
19 68 (10.32%) VMware
20 65 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
21 64 (9.71%) Wireless
22 63 (9.56%) .NET
23 62 (9.41%) UNIX
24 59 (8.95%) Manufacturing
24 59 (8.95%) Validation
25 58 (8.80%) Mathematics

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.73%) IIS
3 14 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.12%) Apache
4 13 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.82%) SAS
6 11 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.06%) Node.js
9 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.76%) Lync
11 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.30%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.15%) Moodle
Applications
1 24 (3.64%) Simulink
2 22 (3.34%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.19%) TargetLink
4 15 (2.28%) MS Office
5 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.30%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.21%) PaaS
2 6 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 100 (15.17%) TCP/IP
2 71 (10.77%) Ethernet
3 64 (9.71%) Wireless
4 46 (6.98%) DNS
5 38 (5.77%) Firewall
6 29 (4.40%) SAN
7 28 (4.25%) Profibus
7 28 (4.25%) Internet
8 27 (4.10%) VPN
8 27 (4.10%) DHCP
8 27 (4.10%) LAN
9 26 (3.95%) WAN
10 23 (3.49%) Bluetooth
11 22 (3.34%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (3.34%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (2.88%) SSL
13 18 (2.73%) VLAN
14 17 (2.58%) GPRS
14 17 (2.58%) GSM
14 17 (2.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.21%) Big Data
4 6 (0.91%) MySQL
4 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.76%) SQLite
6 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.15%) DB2
8 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.15%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (6.98%) Visual Studio
1 46 (6.98%) Subversion
2 42 (6.37%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.34%) Rational DOORS
4 20 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 20 (3.03%) LabVIEW
5 15 (2.28%) JIRA
6 10 (1.52%) GCC
6 10 (1.52%) Bugzilla
7 9 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.37%) TortoiseSVN
7 9 (1.37%) GDB
8 5 (0.76%) PVCS
9 4 (0.61%) Android Studio
10 3 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.46%) Trac
11 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
11 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.15%) Valgrind
General
1 187 (28.38%) Electronics
2 78 (11.84%) Automotive
3 59 (8.95%) Manufacturing
4 55 (8.35%) Finance
5 38 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 35 (5.31%) Marketing
7 28 (4.25%) Aerospace
8 20 (3.03%) Military
9 17 (2.58%) Banking
10 12 (1.82%) Retail
11 5 (0.76%) Legal
11 5 (0.76%) Avionics
12 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.46%) Games
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
12 3 (0.46%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.30%) Back Office
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 199 (30.20%) Software Engineer
2 113 (17.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 86 (13.05%) Developer
4 79 (11.99%) Electronics Engineer
5 69 (10.47%) Hardware Engineer
6 67 (10.17%) Firmware Engineer
7 62 (9.41%) Design Engineer
8 54 (8.19%) Systems Engineer
9 48 (7.28%) Software Developer
10 28 (4.25%) Senior Software Engineer
11 26 (3.95%) Network Engineer
12 16 (2.43%) Graduate
12 16 (2.43%) Test Engineer
13 14 (2.12%) Senior Developer
13 14 (2.12%) Support Engineer
13 14 (2.12%) C Software Engineer
14 13 (1.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (1.97%) Senior Design Engineer
15 12 (1.82%) Analyst
15 12 (1.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.56%) .NET
2 27 (4.10%) Qt
3 26 (3.95%) HTML
4 25 (3.79%) CSS
5 20 (3.03%) HTML5
5 20 (3.03%) CSS3
5 20 (3.03%) WebSockets
6 16 (2.43%) MFC
7 15 (2.28%) Regular Expression
7 15 (2.28%) Web Services
8 10 (1.52%) XML
9 8 (1.21%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.06%) OpenMP
10 7 (1.06%) Flash
11 6 (0.91%) DirectX
12 5 (0.76%) JSON
12 5 (0.76%) WCF
12 5 (0.76%) WinForms
12 5 (0.76%) .NET Compact Framework
13 4 (0.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 100 (15.17%) Embedded Systems
2 75 (11.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 65 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (8.80%) Mathematics
5 52 (7.89%) VHDL
6 46 (6.98%) Physics
6 46 (6.98%) Computer Science
7 44 (6.68%) Telematics
8 41 (6.22%) Algorithms
9 38 (5.77%) Management Information System
10 26 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 24 (3.64%) Device Driver
12 21 (3.19%) CAN bus
13 15 (2.28%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.97%) Clustering
15 12 (1.82%) Blackberry
15 12 (1.82%) Verilog
16 10 (1.52%) Hedge funds
16 10 (1.52%) Home Automation
17 9 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 229 (34.75%) Linux
2 201 (30.50%) Windows
3 62 (9.41%) UNIX
4 46 (6.98%) Android
5 32 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 32 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (3.34%) Embedded Linux
8 15 (2.28%) SUSE
9 11 (1.67%) Solaris
10 10 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.37%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.21%) VxWorks
12 8 (1.21%) HPUX
13 7 (1.06%) AIX
13 7 (1.06%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.91%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.91%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (41.12%) Software Engineering
2 73 (11.08%) UML
3 59 (8.95%) Validation
4 52 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (6.53%) ITIL
6 39 (5.92%) Embedded Software Development
7 38 (5.77%) Configuration Management
8 33 (5.01%) Signal Processing
9 28 (4.25%) Technical Analysis
10 26 (3.95%) Project Management
11 25 (3.79%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (3.64%) Mentoring
12 24 (3.64%) Product Management
12 24 (3.64%) Change Management
13 23 (3.49%) Load Balancing
14 21 (3.19%) Problem Management
15 20 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
16 18 (2.73%) Business Development
17 17 (2.58%) Web Development
17 17 (2.58%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 370 (56.15%) C
2 329 (49.92%) C++
3 168 (25.49%) Embedded C
4 129 (19.58%) Embedded C++
5 97 (14.72%) Assembly Language
6 87 (13.20%) Java
7 79 (11.99%) C#
8 69 (10.47%) Python
9 44 (6.68%) MATLAB
10 36 (5.46%) Perl
11 35 (5.31%) JavaScript
12 31 (4.70%) PHP
13 30 (4.55%) SQL
14 21 (3.19%) VB
15 19 (2.88%) Bash Shell
16 15 (2.28%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.52%) Ruby
18 9 (1.37%) PowerShell
18 9 (1.37%) VB6
19 7 (1.06%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 197 (29.89%) Degree
2 39 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 35 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 26 (3.95%) CCNA
6 22 (3.34%) CCNP
6 22 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (2.28%) PhD
8 10 (1.52%) MCSE
9 7 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.06%) MCP
9 7 (1.06%) CCIE
10 6 (0.91%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.76%) MCITP
11 5 (0.76%) MCAD
11 5 (0.76%) MCSA
11 5 (0.76%) Dell Certification
11 5 (0.76%) SAP Certification
11 5 (0.76%) A+ Certification
11 5 (0.76%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.07%) SLA
2 28 (4.25%) QA
3 24 (3.64%) JTAG
4 20 (3.03%) ISO 9000
5 8 (1.21%) IEC 61508
5 8 (1.21%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.06%) DO-254
7 6 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.46%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.79%) VMware ESX
4 23 (3.49%) vSphere
5 10 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.76%) SRDF
8 5 (0.76%) XenServer
9 4 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (0.61%) NFS
10 3 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.30%) XenApp
11 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.30%) iptables
11 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (1.82%) SCCM
2 9 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (1.06%) Nagios
5 6 (0.91%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.61%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.61%) SCOM
7 3 (0.46%) WSUS
7 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.46%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.30%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.30%) Icinga
8 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.30%) EMC TimeFinder
8 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.30%) OpenView
9 1 (0.15%) Nmap
9 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 100 (15.17%) EMC
2 73 (11.08%) Microsoft
3 68 (10.32%) Cisco
3 68 (10.32%) VMware
4 50 (7.59%) HP
5 33 (5.01%) Red Hat
6 28 (4.25%) Freescale
7 27 (4.10%) NEC
8 23 (3.49%) IBM
9 21 (3.19%) Fujitsu
9 21 (3.19%) F5
10 20 (3.03%) Atmel
11 18 (2.73%) Dell
12 17 (2.58%) Xilinx
12 17 (2.58%) Mentor Graphics
13 16 (2.43%) Renesas
14 15 (2.28%) Juniper
15 14 (2.12%) CheckPoint
16 13 (1.97%) Oracle
16 13 (1.97%) Citrix
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PROTEUS EUROPE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
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Salary: 25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 43-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + equity, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £55k plus competitive package
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
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Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: Open Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
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Premier Engineering
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Pension, Health Care
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year
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