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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 90 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.00% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 7.28% 4.10% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 6
Average salary £36,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.76% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £36,500 £33,125
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
151 122 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 13.78% 11.91% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138 108 95
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Kent

Firmware
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Dover +2 2 £40,000 -
Chatham - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £32,500 - 2
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (53.85%) C++
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
5 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (15.38%) 3G
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Flash
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) 3G
3 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) 4G
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (15.38%) GCC
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Development Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Flash
1 2 (15.38%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) C
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) EMC
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Avaya
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago