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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 366 315 285
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 77 107 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.51% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 2.76% 4.35% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 56 91 119
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2786 2458 2510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.45% 11.68% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 1981 2077
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +8 18 £37,500 -9.09% 5
Berkshire 0 15 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Oxfordshire +13 13 £35,000 -39.13% 10
Surrey -16 13 £47,500 +97.91% 5
Kent +12 9 £38,000 +26.66% 14
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Sussex -4 3 - -
Middlesex -5 1 - -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 72 (43.64%) C
2 65 (39.39%) Linux
3 58 (35.15%) C++
4 56 (33.94%) Windows
5 54 (32.73%) Degree
6 48 (29.09%) Software Engineering
7 38 (23.03%) Microsoft
8 37 (22.42%) Electronics
9 30 (18.18%) Embedded C
10 27 (16.36%) TCP/IP
11 26 (15.76%) VMware
12 25 (15.15%) Project Management
12 25 (15.15%) C#
13 24 (14.55%) ITIL
13 24 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (13.94%) SLA
15 22 (13.33%) Subversion
15 22 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 21 (12.73%) XML
16 21 (12.73%) Mathematics
17 20 (12.12%) Cisco
18 19 (11.52%) VHDL
18 19 (11.52%) EMC
18 19 (11.52%) Physics
18 19 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (10.91%) MS Excel
19 18 (10.91%) Telecoms
19 18 (10.91%) Validation
20 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
21 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 16 (9.70%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.27%) SAS
3 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (3.64%) Moodle
3 6 (3.64%) Lync
4 5 (3.03%) IIS
5 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.82%) Apache
7 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.21%) CMS
7 2 (1.21%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Office 365
2 3 (1.82%) IaaS
2 3 (1.82%) PaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.36%) TCP/IP
2 16 (9.70%) Wireless
3 15 (9.09%) Firewall
3 15 (9.09%) SNMP
4 13 (7.88%) GPRS
5 12 (7.27%) GSM
5 12 (7.27%) LAN
6 11 (6.67%) WAN
6 11 (6.67%) DNS
6 11 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (6.06%) BGP
7 10 (6.06%) Bluetooth
8 9 (5.45%) Ethernet
8 9 (5.45%) VoIP
9 8 (4.85%) SAN
10 7 (4.24%) NAS
10 7 (4.24%) FWSM
11 6 (3.64%) OSPF
11 6 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.64%) SHDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.27%) MySQL
1 12 (7.27%) Big Data
2 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (13.33%) Subversion
2 14 (8.48%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.27%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.45%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (3.03%) JIRA
6 4 (2.42%) LabVIEW
6 4 (2.42%) Bugzilla
6 4 (2.42%) GDB
7 3 (1.82%) Trac
8 2 (1.21%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.21%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 37 (22.42%) Electronics
2 18 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.48%) Finance
4 13 (7.88%) Aerospace
5 12 (7.27%) Manufacturing
6 10 (6.06%) Military
7 7 (4.24%) Avionics
8 6 (3.64%) Legal
9 2 (1.21%) Marketing
9 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.61%) Back Office
10 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (16.97%) Software Engineer
2 20 (12.12%) Developer
3 17 (10.30%) Software Developer
4 15 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (8.48%) Electronics Engineer
6 12 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Embedded Software Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Hardware Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Systems Support
9 8 (4.85%) Firmware Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Consultant
11 6 (3.64%) Architect
11 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Embedded C Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) C Software Engineer
12 5 (3.03%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.73%) XML
2 16 (9.70%) SOAP
3 14 (8.48%) Web Services
4 13 (7.88%) .NET
4 13 (7.88%) LAMP
5 12 (7.27%) XML-RPC
5 12 (7.27%) REST
6 9 (5.45%) Flash
7 5 (3.03%) WPF
8 3 (1.82%) HTML
8 3 (1.82%) X-Windows
8 3 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.21%) Ajax
9 2 (1.21%) JMS
9 2 (1.21%) WSDL
9 2 (1.21%) XML Schema
9 2 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.21%) Middleware
9 2 (1.21%) J2EE
9 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 21 (12.73%) Mathematics
3 19 (11.52%) Physics
3 19 (11.52%) VHDL
4 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.88%) Computer Science
6 12 (7.27%) Algorithms
7 11 (6.67%) CMDB
8 10 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (4.85%) Management Information System
10 7 (4.24%) Smart Meter
11 6 (3.64%) VLE
12 5 (3.03%) Chip and PIN
13 4 (2.42%) Blackberry
13 4 (2.42%) Open Source
13 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (1.82%) Internet of Things
14 3 (1.82%) Machine to Machine
14 3 (1.82%) Device Driver
14 3 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (39.39%) Linux
2 56 (33.94%) Windows
3 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (9.70%) UNIX
5 13 (7.88%) AIX
6 12 (7.27%) Solaris
7 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.24%) HPUX
9 7 (4.24%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (2.42%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.82%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.82%) Android
12 3 (1.82%) Fedora
12 3 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.82%) Scientific Linux
12 3 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.09%) Software Engineering
2 25 (15.15%) Project Management
3 24 (14.55%) ITIL
3 24 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.91%) Validation
5 14 (8.48%) Change Management
5 14 (8.48%) UML
6 12 (7.27%) CAD
6 12 (7.27%) Signal Processing
7 11 (6.67%) Digital Signal Processing
7 11 (6.67%) Line Management
8 10 (6.06%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.45%) Capacity Management
10 8 (4.85%) Embedded Software Development
10 8 (4.85%) Software Architecture
10 8 (4.85%) Scrum
11 7 (4.24%) Content Management
11 7 (4.24%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (3.64%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.03%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 72 (43.64%) C
2 58 (35.15%) C++
3 30 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 25 (15.15%) C#
5 16 (9.70%) Java
6 15 (9.09%) PHP
7 13 (7.88%) Perl
8 12 (7.27%) SQL
9 9 (5.45%) Embedded C++
9 9 (5.45%) MATLAB
10 8 (4.85%) Assembly Language
11 7 (4.24%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.03%) Python
13 3 (1.82%) Korn
13 3 (1.82%) XAML
14 2 (1.21%) Jython
14 2 (1.21%) XPath
14 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.61%) VBA
15 1 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 54 (32.73%) Degree
2 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.24%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (4.24%) CCNA
5 6 (3.64%) MCP
6 5 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.42%) CCNP
7 4 (2.42%) MCITP
7 4 (2.42%) PhD
7 4 (2.42%) VCP4
8 3 (1.82%) CCIE
9 2 (1.21%) ISEB
10 1 (0.61%) HNC
10 1 (0.61%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.61%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.61%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.94%) SLA
2 14 (8.48%) DO-254
3 7 (4.24%) DO-178B
4 4 (2.42%) JTAG
5 3 (1.82%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.61%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.61%) QA
6 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.42%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.82%) vSphere
6 2 (1.21%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) NetBackup
1 7 (4.24%) SCCM
2 6 (3.64%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (2.42%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.42%) Nagios
4 3 (1.82%) SCOM
5 2 (1.21%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (1.21%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.21%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.21%) Control-M
6 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 38 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.76%) VMware
3 20 (12.12%) Cisco
4 19 (11.52%) EMC
5 13 (7.88%) HP
6 12 (7.27%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.06%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.45%) Citrix
9 8 (4.85%) Juniper
9 8 (4.85%) Cadence
9 8 (4.85%) F5
10 7 (4.24%) Altera
10 7 (4.24%) Xilinx
10 7 (4.24%) NetApp
10 7 (4.24%) Cognizant
11 5 (3.03%) SAP
12 4 (2.42%) IBM
12 4 (2.42%) JD Edwards
12 4 (2.42%) BT
12 4 (2.42%) Veeam
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Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus competitive package
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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