The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 140 118 129
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.91% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.21% 6.48% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 6
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Firmware
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
330 355 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.77% 14.11% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 247 238 313
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Firmware
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Reading

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (83.33%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) UML
4 5 (41.67%) PhD
4 5 (41.67%) Release Management
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Software Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) ADSL
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) B2B
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
6 2 (16.67%) BDD

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) ADSL
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
1 3 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
1 5 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
1 2 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) UML
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
1 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Release Management
1 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Software Architecture
1 5 (41.67%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Brocade
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
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