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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 87 101 87
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 0.72% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 5.19% 7.96% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 2
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
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
154 113 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.75% 9.04% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 141 90 79
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
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 April 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £42,500 - 2
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 12 (100.00%) C
2 9 (75.00%) C++
2 9 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Trac
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
6 2 (16.67%) Automotive
6 2 (16.67%) Military
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Qt
6 2 (16.67%) Atmel
6 2 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (8.33%) VBA
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (8.33%) Electronics
7 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
7 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Degree

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Trac
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
1 2 (16.67%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Qt
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (8.33%) Physics
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
2 9 (75.00%) C++
2 9 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Atmel
2 1 (8.33%) Renesas
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Tonbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago