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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 571 625 604
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -21
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 340 327 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 2.99% 2.69% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 251 254 354
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
11381 12142 12248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.39% 12.05% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9737 10113 10406
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +45 103 £39,000 -13.33% 19
London +52 54 £37,500 -25.00% 7
East Midlands +13 50 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East of England +23 44 £44,250 +0.56% 10
West Midlands +12 37 £42,500 +21.42% 9
South West -2 31 £50,000 +29.87% 6
North West +26 18 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Yorkshire -8 4 £49,000 +36.11% 6
North East -15 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Midlands - 2 £75,000 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 326 (48.01%) C
2 237 (34.90%) C++
3 221 (32.55%) Degree
4 220 (32.40%) Electronics
5 212 (31.22%) Software Engineering
6 178 (26.22%) Linux
7 148 (21.80%) Windows
8 133 (19.59%) Embedded Systems
9 129 (19.00%) Embedded C
10 105 (15.46%) Cisco
11 103 (15.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 103 (15.17%) Computer Science
12 97 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 87 (12.81%) VMware
13 87 (12.81%) Windows Server
14 86 (12.67%) Python
15 84 (12.37%) Firewall
16 79 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 74 (10.90%) Telecoms
17 74 (10.90%) ITIL
18 70 (10.31%) Embedded C++
19 69 (10.16%) TCP/IP
20 67 (9.87%) IBM
20 67 (9.87%) HP
21 65 (9.57%) Wireless
22 64 (9.43%) Assembly Language
23 63 (9.28%) Active Directory
24 61 (8.98%) Perl
25 58 (8.54%) EMC
26 57 (8.39%) Unix

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 36 (5.30%) Skype for Business
2 18 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.50%) Apache
4 12 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.62%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.33%) IIS
6 9 (1.33%) JBoss
6 9 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.88%) CMS
7 6 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.29%) nginx
11 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.15%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 17 (2.50%) Simulink
3 15 (2.21%) MS Office
4 14 (2.06%) TargetLink
5 9 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.88%) MS Project
7 5 (0.74%) OrCAD
8 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.59%) LabWindows
3 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.18%) Office 365
3 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.59%) IaaS
5 3 (0.44%) PaaS
6 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (12.37%) Firewall
2 69 (10.16%) TCP/IP
3 65 (9.57%) Wireless
4 55 (8.10%) Ethernet
5 49 (7.22%) SAN
6 41 (6.04%) DNS
7 32 (4.71%) DHCP
8 31 (4.57%) Internet
8 31 (4.57%) ZigBee
9 29 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (4.12%) Bluetooth
10 28 (4.12%) RS-232
11 26 (3.83%) VPN
12 23 (3.39%) LAN
12 23 (3.39%) Network Security
13 20 (2.95%) RS-485
14 19 (2.80%) WAN
15 18 (2.65%) FWSM
16 17 (2.50%) VoIP
17 16 (2.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.15%) MySQL
2 26 (3.83%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.36%) Big Data
4 12 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.47%) DB2
6 6 (0.88%) Apache Accumulo
6 6 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.44%) Redis
9 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (5.60%) Visual Studio
2 21 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.80%) Eclipse
3 19 (2.80%) Subversion
4 8 (1.18%) Robot Framework
5 6 (0.88%) LabVIEW
6 4 (0.59%) JIRA
7 3 (0.44%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.29%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.29%) GitLab
8 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 220 (32.40%) Electronics
2 74 (10.90%) Telecoms
3 50 (7.36%) Finance
4 35 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 34 (5.01%) Automotive
6 21 (3.09%) Aerospace
7 12 (1.77%) Publishing
8 11 (1.62%) Banking
8 11 (1.62%) Military
9 9 (1.33%) Games
10 7 (1.03%) Avionics
11 5 (0.74%) French Language
11 5 (0.74%) Marketing
12 3 (0.44%) Legal
13 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Billing
13 2 (0.29%) Retail
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 154 (22.68%) Embedded Engineer
2 144 (21.21%) Software Engineer
3 111 (16.35%) Firmware Engineer
4 108 (15.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 70 (10.31%) Embedded C Engineer
5 70 (10.31%) Hardware Engineer
6 64 (9.43%) Developer
7 60 (8.84%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 59 (8.69%) C++ Software Engineer
9 57 (8.39%) C Software Engineer
10 56 (8.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 55 (8.10%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 53 (7.81%) Electronics Engineer
13 52 (7.66%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
14 41 (6.04%) Network Engineer
14 41 (6.04%) Systems Engineer
15 40 (5.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
16 39 (5.74%) C/C++ Software Engineer
17 38 (5.60%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
17 38 (5.60%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.12%) .NET
2 27 (3.98%) Web Services
3 22 (3.24%) HTML
4 15 (2.21%) MFC
5 13 (1.91%) DirectX
5 13 (1.91%) LAMP
6 12 (1.77%) OpenGL
7 8 (1.18%) Qt
8 7 (1.03%) 802.1X
9 6 (0.88%) ELK Stack
9 6 (0.88%) Kafka
9 6 (0.88%) LINQ to SQL
10 5 (0.74%) Flash
11 4 (0.59%) SAP Basis
12 3 (0.44%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (0.44%) JAAS
12 3 (0.44%) Java EE
12 3 (0.44%) JMS
12 3 (0.44%) JMX
12 3 (0.44%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 133 (19.59%) Embedded Systems
2 103 (15.17%) Computer Science
2 103 (15.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 54 (7.95%) Data Centre
3 54 (7.95%) VHDL
4 44 (6.48%) Clustering
5 36 (5.30%) Algorithms
6 32 (4.71%) Mathematics
7 27 (3.98%) Driving Licence
8 22 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (3.24%) Verilog
9 20 (2.95%) Physics
10 19 (2.80%) Mobile App
11 18 (2.65%) Internet of Things
12 16 (2.36%) CPLD
12 16 (2.36%) Device Driver
13 15 (2.21%) CAN bus
13 15 (2.21%) Telematics
14 12 (1.77%) CMDB
15 11 (1.62%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 178 (26.22%) Linux
2 148 (21.80%) Windows
3 87 (12.81%) Windows Server
4 57 (8.39%) Unix
5 42 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (5.15%) Android
7 31 (4.57%) SUSE
7 31 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (3.09%) VxWorks
11 18 (2.65%) CentOS
12 16 (2.36%) Apple iOS
13 15 (2.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 12 (1.77%) Solaris
15 11 (1.62%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (1.62%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.47%) AIX
16 10 (1.47%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (31.22%) Software Engineering
2 74 (10.90%) ITIL
3 50 (7.36%) Project Management
4 48 (7.07%) Validation
5 47 (6.92%) Mentoring
6 46 (6.77%) Schematic Capture
7 38 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (5.15%) High Availability
9 34 (5.01%) Coaching
10 32 (4.71%) Signal Processing
11 31 (4.57%) Change Management
12 29 (4.27%) Line Management
13 28 (4.12%) Service Delivery
13 28 (4.12%) UML
14 25 (3.68%) Change Control
14 25 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
15 24 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (3.53%) OO
16 23 (3.39%) Configuration Management
17 22 (3.24%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 326 (48.01%) C
2 237 (34.90%) C++
3 129 (19.00%) Embedded C
4 86 (12.67%) Python
5 70 (10.31%) Embedded C++
6 64 (9.43%) Assembly Language
7 61 (8.98%) Perl
8 51 (7.51%) SQL
9 49 (7.22%) C#
10 45 (6.63%) Java
11 39 (5.74%) Bash Shell
12 34 (5.01%) MATLAB
13 29 (4.27%) PHP
14 28 (4.12%) PowerShell
15 21 (3.09%) Shell Script
16 15 (2.21%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.47%) AWK
17 10 (1.47%) sed
18 9 (1.33%) Bourne shell
18 9 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 221 (32.55%) Degree
2 38 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 31 (4.57%) CCNA
5 23 (3.39%) CCNP
5 23 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (2.80%) MCSE
8 10 (1.47%) ISEB
9 9 (1.33%) CCSE
10 8 (1.18%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (1.18%) MCSA
10 8 (1.18%) MOS
10 8 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (0.88%) CCA
11 6 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (0.88%) HND
11 6 (0.88%) PhD
11 6 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.04%) SLA
2 23 (3.39%) QA
3 18 (2.65%) MISRA
4 14 (2.06%) MISRA C
5 12 (1.77%) SAS 70
6 6 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.74%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.59%) DO-160
8 4 (0.59%) DO-254
8 4 (0.59%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.29%) JTAG
11 1 (0.15%) ARP4754
11 1 (0.15%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 79 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (9.28%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.95%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.65%) VMware ESX
5 16 (2.36%) NFS
6 14 (2.06%) XenApp
7 10 (1.47%) vSphere
8 9 (1.33%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.18%) vCloud
9 8 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.88%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.59%) KVM
11 4 (0.59%) Xen
12 3 (0.44%) OpenSIPS
13 2 (0.29%) Docker
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 39 (5.74%) SCCM
2 22 (3.24%) SCOM
3 18 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (1.91%) NetBackup
5 11 (1.62%) Data Guard
5 11 (1.62%) Oracle ZFS
6 10 (1.47%) HP SIM
6 10 (1.47%) Nagios
7 9 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.33%) Unicenter
8 7 (1.03%) Simpana
9 6 (0.88%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.88%) EdgeSight
9 6 (0.88%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.88%) Kibana
9 6 (0.88%) logstash
10 4 (0.59%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.59%) vRealize
11 3 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 105 (15.46%) Cisco
2 97 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 87 (12.81%) VMware
4 67 (9.87%) HP
4 67 (9.87%) IBM
5 58 (8.54%) EMC
6 40 (5.89%) Dell
7 38 (5.60%) Oracle
8 33 (4.86%) Red Hat
9 30 (4.42%) F5
9 30 (4.42%) NetApp
10 29 (4.27%) Juniper
11 28 (4.12%) CommVault
12 26 (3.83%) Sun
13 24 (3.53%) Citrix
14 22 (3.24%) CheckPoint
15 18 (2.65%) Palo Alto
16 16 (2.36%) Extreme Networks
17 15 (2.21%) Atmel
17 15 (2.21%) Xilinx
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-47,000+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Truro, Cornwall
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Alfen
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 34,000-45,000+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + share options + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, + Shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Overtime + Oncall + Holidays + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £43000 Per Annum + Share Options
Posted: 5 days ago