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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 88 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 0.81% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 6.77% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 5
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £36,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
135 133 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 12.33% 12.04% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 124 118 97
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 1 £40,000 -
Chatham - 1 - -
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (71.43%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) C
4 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (21.43%) Subversion
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) Qt
6 3 (21.43%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) 3G
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) 4G
8 1 (7.14%) Change Control
8 1 (7.14%) GCC
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.14%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) Legal
8 1 (7.14%) Information Security

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) 3G
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (7.14%) GCC
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Qt
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Avaya
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago