The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 350 322 329
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 88 122 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 3.30% 4.61% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 68 94 97
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Firmware
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2668 2646 2551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.95% 11.60% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2208 2174 2192
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Firmware
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the South East

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the South East

Firmware
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Hampshire 0 18 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Oxfordshire +25 14 £28,500 -48.18% 4
West Sussex +11 14 £41,250 +17.85%
Surrey +3 11 £50,000 +23.45% 2
Berkshire -16 9 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £43,250 +15.33% 4
East Sussex - 7 £45,000 - 9
Middlesex +11 4 £55,000 -15.38%
Kent -11 3 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 74 (45.12%) C
2 70 (42.68%) C++
3 68 (41.46%) Degree
4 65 (39.63%) Software Engineering
5 61 (37.20%) Linux
6 58 (35.37%) Windows
7 37 (22.56%) Electronics
8 36 (21.95%) Embedded C
9 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
10 33 (20.12%) TCP/IP
11 28 (17.07%) Subversion
11 28 (17.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 26 (15.85%) Mathematics
13 25 (15.24%) EMC
14 23 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (14.02%) Validation
15 22 (13.41%) C#
16 20 (12.20%) UNIX
16 20 (12.20%) SLA
16 20 (12.20%) Manufacturing
17 19 (11.59%) Aerospace
17 19 (11.59%) VHDL
17 19 (11.59%) Visual Studio
17 19 (11.59%) Assembly Language
18 18 (10.98%) Project Management
18 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (10.37%) ITIL
19 17 (10.37%) Telecoms
20 16 (9.76%) VMware
21 15 (9.15%) HP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 12 (7.32%) SAS
2 11 (6.71%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.44%) IIS
5 3 (1.83%) Apache
5 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.22%) Node.js
6 2 (1.22%) Lync
6 2 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.61%) Moodle
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.05%) MS Office
3 3 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.22%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.83%) PaaS
2 3 (1.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.12%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.71%) Wireless
2 11 (6.71%) Firewall
2 11 (6.71%) Ethernet
3 8 (4.88%) SAN
3 8 (4.88%) SNMP
3 8 (4.88%) LAN
3 8 (4.88%) WAN
4 7 (4.27%) VPN
5 6 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.05%) DNS
6 5 (3.05%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (2.44%) Internet
7 4 (2.44%) VLAN
8 3 (1.83%) DHCP
8 3 (1.83%) VoIP
8 3 (1.83%) ADSL
8 3 (1.83%) MPLS
8 3 (1.83%) BGP
8 3 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.88%) Big Data
2 4 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.22%) MySQL
3 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.61%) DB2
4 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.61%) Redis
4 1 (0.61%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (17.07%) Subversion
2 19 (11.59%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.32%) JIRA
4 10 (6.10%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (6.10%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.10%) Eclipse
5 9 (5.49%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.05%) LabVIEW
7 4 (2.44%) GCC
7 4 (2.44%) TortoiseSVN
7 4 (2.44%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.83%) GDB
8 3 (1.83%) Trac
9 1 (0.61%) Valgrind
General
1 37 (22.56%) Electronics
2 20 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 19 (11.59%) Aerospace
4 17 (10.37%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.88%) Finance
6 4 (2.44%) Avionics
6 4 (2.44%) Legal
6 4 (2.44%) Military
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (30.49%) Software Engineer
2 19 (11.59%) Senior Software Engineer
3 16 (9.76%) Electronics Engineer
3 16 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (9.15%) Hardware Engineer
5 12 (7.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Firmware Engineer
7 7 (4.27%) Test Engineer
7 7 (4.27%) Developer
7 7 (4.27%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Junior
8 6 (3.66%) Embedded C Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Design Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 5 (3.05%) Data Centre Engineer
9 5 (3.05%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.05%) Consultant
9 5 (3.05%) Operations Consultant
10 4 (2.44%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) Flash
1 7 (4.27%) .NET
2 6 (3.66%) DirectX
3 4 (2.44%) XML
4 2 (1.22%) Qt
4 2 (1.22%) WPF
4 2 (1.22%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.22%) OpenMP
4 2 (1.22%) LAMP
5 1 (0.61%) XML-RPC
5 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.61%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.61%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) SOAP
5 1 (0.61%) STL
5 1 (0.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 26 (15.85%) Mathematics
3 19 (11.59%) VHDL
4 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (9.15%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (8.54%) Physics
6 14 (8.54%) Algorithms
7 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
8 8 (4.88%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.66%) CMDB
10 5 (3.05%) Device Driver
10 5 (3.05%) Verilog
11 4 (2.44%) Smart Meter
11 4 (2.44%) Chip and PIN
11 4 (2.44%) Statistics
12 3 (1.83%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.83%) Life Science
13 2 (1.22%) Machine to Machine
13 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.22%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 61 (37.20%) Linux
2 58 (35.37%) Windows
3 20 (12.20%) UNIX
4 9 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.88%) Solaris
6 7 (4.27%) AIX
6 7 (4.27%) HPUX
6 7 (4.27%) VxWorks
7 6 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.05%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.05%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.22%) Android
10 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.61%) Fedora
11 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.63%) Software Engineering
2 23 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.02%) Validation
3 18 (10.98%) Project Management
4 17 (10.37%) ITIL
5 14 (8.54%) UML
6 12 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 12 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (6.71%) Signal Processing
8 10 (6.10%) Software Architecture
8 10 (6.10%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.49%) CAD
9 9 (5.49%) Digital Signal Processing
9 9 (5.49%) Release Management
9 9 (5.49%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (4.88%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.27%) Change Management
11 7 (4.27%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.27%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (3.66%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (45.12%) C
2 70 (42.68%) C++
3 36 (21.95%) Embedded C
4 22 (13.41%) C#
5 19 (11.59%) Assembly Language
6 15 (9.15%) Java
7 12 (7.32%) Embedded C++
8 10 (6.10%) Python
8 10 (6.10%) Perl
9 8 (4.88%) MATLAB
10 7 (4.27%) SQL
11 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.83%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.22%) Fortran
12 2 (1.22%) VC++
12 2 (1.22%) PHP
12 2 (1.22%) XAML
13 1 (0.61%) Korn
13 1 (0.61%) Ruby
13 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (41.46%) Degree
2 14 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.88%) PhD
5 6 (3.66%) CCNA
6 5 (3.05%) MCP
6 5 (3.05%) CCNP
6 5 (3.05%) SAP Certification
6 5 (3.05%) A+ Certification
6 5 (3.05%) Dell Certification
6 5 (3.05%) HP ASE
7 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.44%) CCIE
8 3 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.83%) MCSE
8 3 (1.83%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.22%) MCITP
10 1 (0.61%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.20%) SLA
2 7 (4.27%) DO-254
3 6 (3.66%) ISO 9001
4 5 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.83%) DO-178B
6 2 (1.22%) IEC 61508
6 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.22%) JTAG
7 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.27%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.22%) iptables
5 2 (1.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (1.22%) vSphere
5 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.22%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.61%) Samba
6 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (1.83%) SCCM
3 2 (1.22%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.22%) Check_MK
3 2 (1.22%) Icinga
3 2 (1.22%) SCOM
3 2 (1.22%) Nagios
3 2 (1.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) Nmap
4 1 (0.61%) Cacti
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.24%) EMC
3 16 (9.76%) VMware
4 15 (9.15%) HP
5 10 (6.10%) Cisco
5 10 (6.10%) Progress
5 10 (6.10%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.88%) QNX
7 7 (4.27%) Xilinx
7 7 (4.27%) Citrix
7 7 (4.27%) Altera
8 6 (3.66%) SAP
9 5 (3.05%) Cadence
9 5 (3.05%) Dell
9 5 (3.05%) F5
10 3 (1.83%) BT
10 3 (1.83%) Sun
10 3 (1.83%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.83%) Cognizant
10 3 (1.83%) Atmel
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Vodafone
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 43-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Pension, Health Care
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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