The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 92 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 1.63% 0.094%
As % of the System Software category 3.05% 13.77% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 1
Average salary £33,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% +12.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
131 138 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.89% 11.85% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 126 127 119
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Firmware
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Kent

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 8 (66.67%) C++
1 8 (66.67%) C
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (16.67%) Trac
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Qt
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) MS Office
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) 3G

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) 3G
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) 4G
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (16.67%) Trac
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C
1 8 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Avaya
1 1 (8.33%) Atmel
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Posted: 26 days ago