The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 74 87 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.15% 0.57% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.32% 2.13% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 5
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
Miscellaneous Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
271 235 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 34.65% 26.64% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 207 177 228
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Firmware
Surrey

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Firmware
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Guildford region.

Firmware Salary Trend in Guildford

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Guildford

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) C
2 15 (55.56%) C++
2 15 (55.56%) Embedded C
2 15 (55.56%) VHDL
2 15 (55.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (55.56%) Image Processing
3 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (51.85%) Device Driver
4 13 (48.15%) Embedded C++
5 11 (40.74%) Degree
6 10 (37.04%) Electronics
7 8 (29.63%) Physics
8 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
9 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
10 5 (18.52%) Project Management
11 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (11.11%) VMware
12 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (11.11%) Windows
12 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 3 (11.11%) NAS
12 3 (11.11%) vSphere
13 2 (7.41%) Junos
13 2 (7.41%) Splunk
13 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
13 2 (7.41%) OSSEC
13 2 (7.41%) Windows 7

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) NAS
2 2 (7.41%) Junos
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) IPsec
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
General
1 10 (37.04%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Hardware Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Graduate
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) VHDL
1 15 (55.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (51.85%) Device Driver
3 8 (29.63%) Physics
4 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Image Processing
2 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Security Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.70%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C
1 15 (55.56%) C++
1 15 (55.56%) Embedded C
2 13 (48.15%) Embedded C++
3 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Splunk
2 2 (7.41%) NETGEAR
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Dell
2 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) Xilinx
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Altera