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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 136 136 145
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 3.26% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Average salary £67,500 £51,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.70% +23.49%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
322 276 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.32% 11.48% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 286 211 280
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 10 February 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) Unix
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
1 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Electronics
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Solaris
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (30.00%) HP
3 6 (30.00%) EMC
3 6 (30.00%) SAN
3 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (30.00%) ETL
3 6 (30.00%) Apache
3 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (30.00%) Clustering
3 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (30.00%) SRDF
3 6 (30.00%) Replication
3 6 (30.00%) Brocade
3 6 (30.00%) NAS
3 6 (30.00%) High Availability
3 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Line Management
3 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (30.00%) EMC VNX
3 6 (30.00%) EMC VMAX

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (30.00%) Apache
1 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) IaaS
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) NAS
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (35.00%) Electronics
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) EMC Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Storage Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) RESTful
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (30.00%) Clustering
1 6 (30.00%) EMC VMAX
1 6 (30.00%) EMC VNX
1 6 (30.00%) Replication
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Unix
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Solaris
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (30.00%) ETL
1 6 (30.00%) High Availability
1 6 (30.00%) Line Management
1 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics
2 4 (20.00%) BDD
2 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (20.00%) Kanban
2 4 (20.00%) Product Management
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (30.00%) Brocade
3 6 (30.00%) EMC
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Freescale
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Nortel