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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 143 122 129
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.78% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 5.83% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 13
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
348 326 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.03% 13.43% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 238 260 274
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 April 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 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (38.46%) Change Management
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Release Management
5 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) C++
5 5 (38.46%) UML
5 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
5 5 (38.46%) PhD
5 5 (38.46%) Smart Meter
5 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
5 5 (38.46%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
7 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (23.08%) Electronics
7 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
2 2 (15.38%) snoop
2 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
1 5 (38.46%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Smart Meter
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) UML
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
1 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Release Management
1 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Network Management
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) PhD
3 1 (7.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) iptables
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Foundry
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Egenera
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago