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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 129 133 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.087% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 3.42% 0.58% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 10
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% -24.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
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
292 342 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.37% 14.86% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 220 267 201
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Reading

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (62.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Perl
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
5 6 (37.50%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) IIS
5 6 (37.50%) Apache
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Sun
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) Wireshark
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) Foundry
5 6 (37.50%) tcpdump
5 6 (37.50%) snoop
5 6 (37.50%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Smart Meter
6 5 (31.25%) FWSM
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) Egenera
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
6 5 (31.25%) Change Management
6 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Solaris

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (37.50%) IIS
1 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Wireshark
1 6 (37.50%) tcpdump
1 6 (37.50%) snoop
2 5 (31.25%) FWSM
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Smart Meter
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Web Development
1 5 (31.25%) Change Management
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PhD
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Sun
2 6 (37.50%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) Foundry
2 6 (37.50%) F5
3 5 (31.25%) Egenera
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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