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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 369 339 305
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -34
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 77 127 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 2.80% 4.75% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 62 102 108
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,937 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -2.65%
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
2751 2675 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.96% 11.31% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2255 2202 2108
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 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 5 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 5 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
Oxfordshire +22 19 £37,500 -31.81% 12
Hampshire -4 13 £45,000 +11.11% 1
West Sussex 0 11 £42,500 +6.25%
Surrey -3 11 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Kent +1 5 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Berkshire -22 5 £47,500 +2.70% 3
East Sussex - 5 £45,000 - 12
Middlesex +8 4 £55,000 -15.38%
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £43,250 +15.33% 3
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 69 (42.86%) C
2 64 (39.75%) Degree
3 63 (39.13%) Software Engineering
4 61 (37.89%) Linux
5 60 (37.27%) C++
6 57 (35.40%) Windows
7 39 (24.22%) Electronics
8 35 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 32 (19.88%) Embedded C
10 30 (18.63%) TCP/IP
11 28 (17.39%) Mathematics
12 26 (16.15%) Validation
13 24 (14.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 23 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (14.29%) Subversion
14 23 (14.29%) Project Management
14 23 (14.29%) SLA
14 23 (14.29%) C#
15 21 (13.04%) Aerospace
15 21 (13.04%) VHDL
16 20 (12.42%) ITIL
17 19 (11.80%) UNIX
17 19 (11.80%) EMC
17 19 (11.80%) Telecoms
18 18 (11.18%) Visual Studio
18 18 (11.18%) Security Cleared
19 17 (10.56%) VMware
20 16 (9.94%) Assembly Language
20 16 (9.94%) Physics
21 15 (9.32%) HP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (7.45%) MS Exchange
1 12 (7.45%) SAS
2 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.86%) Apache
5 2 (1.24%) IIS
5 2 (1.24%) Node.js
5 2 (1.24%) Moodle
5 2 (1.24%) Lync
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.62%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.35%) MS Office
3 3 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.86%) PaaS
2 3 (1.86%) IaaS
3 2 (1.24%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.63%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.83%) SNMP
3 9 (5.59%) Wireless
4 8 (4.97%) Firewall
4 8 (4.97%) Ethernet
5 7 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (3.73%) LAN
6 6 (3.73%) WAN
6 6 (3.73%) SAN
7 5 (3.11%) BGP
7 5 (3.11%) VoIP
7 5 (3.11%) GSM
7 5 (3.11%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (2.48%) GPRS
8 4 (2.48%) VPN
8 4 (2.48%) DNS
8 4 (2.48%) MPLS
9 3 (1.86%) EIGRP
9 3 (1.86%) Internet
9 3 (1.86%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.21%) Big Data
2 5 (3.11%) MySQL
3 4 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.62%) DB2
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.62%) Redis
6 1 (0.62%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) Subversion
2 18 (11.18%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.45%) Eclipse
3 12 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.45%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (3.73%) JIRA
5 5 (3.11%) LabVIEW
5 5 (3.11%) Bugzilla
6 4 (2.48%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (2.48%) GDB
7 3 (1.86%) Trac
8 2 (1.24%) GCC
8 2 (1.24%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.62%) Valgrind
9 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (24.22%) Electronics
2 21 (13.04%) Aerospace
3 19 (11.80%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.07%) Manufacturing
5 11 (6.83%) Finance
6 7 (4.35%) Military
6 7 (4.35%) Avionics
7 6 (3.73%) Legal
8 1 (0.62%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (27.95%) Software Engineer
2 18 (11.18%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (10.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (9.32%) Electronics Engineer
5 14 (8.70%) Hardware Engineer
5 14 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 11 (6.83%) Developer
7 9 (5.59%) Software Developer
7 9 (5.59%) Firmware Engineer
8 8 (4.97%) Systems Support
8 8 (4.97%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Junior
9 6 (3.73%) Design Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Embedded C Engineer
10 5 (3.11%) Operations Consultant
10 5 (3.11%) Data Centre Engineer
10 5 (3.11%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) XML
2 9 (5.59%) Flash
2 9 (5.59%) .NET
3 6 (3.73%) SOAP
3 6 (3.73%) DirectX
4 5 (3.11%) Web Services
4 5 (3.11%) LAMP
5 4 (2.48%) XML-RPC
5 4 (2.48%) WPF
5 4 (2.48%) REST
6 3 (1.86%) X-Windows
6 3 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.24%) OpenMP
7 2 (1.24%) Qt
7 2 (1.24%) HTML
8 1 (0.62%) STL
8 1 (0.62%) J2EE
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.62%) CSS
8 1 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.39%) Mathematics
2 24 (14.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 21 (13.04%) VHDL
4 16 (9.94%) Physics
5 13 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.07%) Algorithms
6 12 (7.45%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (6.21%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.35%) CMDB
8 7 (4.35%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.73%) Smart Meter
10 5 (3.11%) Device Driver
10 5 (3.11%) Chip and PIN
11 4 (2.48%) Verilog
11 4 (2.48%) Statistics
12 3 (1.86%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (1.86%) Life Science
13 2 (1.24%) Social Network
13 2 (1.24%) VLE
13 2 (1.24%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 61 (37.89%) Linux
2 57 (35.40%) Windows
3 19 (11.80%) UNIX
4 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.59%) Solaris
6 8 (4.97%) AIX
7 7 (4.35%) HPUX
7 7 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.73%) VxWorks
8 6 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.11%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.86%) Android
11 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.62%) Fedora
13 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 26 (16.15%) Validation
3 23 (14.29%) Project Management
3 23 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (12.42%) ITIL
5 15 (9.32%) UML
6 12 (7.45%) Configuration Management
6 12 (7.45%) Signal Processing
7 11 (6.83%) CAD
8 10 (6.21%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (5.59%) Digital Signal Processing
9 9 (5.59%) Embedded Software Development
9 9 (5.59%) Line Management
9 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.97%) Software Architecture
10 8 (4.97%) Change Management
11 7 (4.35%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.35%) Content Management
12 6 (3.73%) Scrum
12 6 (3.73%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 69 (42.86%) C
2 60 (37.27%) C++
3 32 (19.88%) Embedded C
4 23 (14.29%) C#
5 16 (9.94%) Assembly Language
6 15 (9.32%) Java
7 10 (6.21%) Perl
8 8 (4.97%) Embedded C++
9 7 (4.35%) MATLAB
9 7 (4.35%) SQL
10 5 (3.11%) PHP
10 5 (3.11%) Python
10 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.86%) XAML
12 2 (1.24%) Fortran
12 2 (1.24%) VC++
12 2 (1.24%) Korn
13 1 (0.62%) XPath
13 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (39.75%) Degree
2 18 (11.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (3.73%) MCP
5 6 (3.73%) PhD
6 5 (3.11%) CCNP
6 5 (3.11%) CCNA
6 5 (3.11%) SAP Certification
6 5 (3.11%) A+ Certification
6 5 (3.11%) Dell Certification
6 5 (3.11%) HP ASE
7 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.48%) CCIE
8 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.24%) MCITP
10 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.62%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.62%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.29%) SLA
2 14 (8.70%) DO-254
3 7 (4.35%) DO-178B
4 5 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.11%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.86%) JTAG
6 2 (1.24%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.11%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.24%) iptables
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.62%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (2.48%) SCCM
3 3 (1.86%) SCOM
4 2 (1.24%) Nagios
4 2 (1.24%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.62%) Nmap
5 1 (0.62%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.62%) Control-M
5 1 (0.62%) Cacti
5 1 (0.62%) Puppet
5 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 35 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.80%) EMC
3 17 (10.56%) VMware
4 15 (9.32%) HP
5 11 (6.83%) Cisco
6 10 (6.21%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.59%) Progress
7 9 (5.59%) Xilinx
7 9 (5.59%) Altera
8 8 (4.97%) Cadence
9 7 (4.35%) Cognizant
10 6 (3.73%) Citrix
10 6 (3.73%) SAP
10 6 (3.73%) F5
11 5 (3.11%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.11%) Dell
12 4 (2.48%) BT
13 3 (1.86%) Renesas
13 3 (1.86%) Atmel
13 3 (1.86%) Telerik
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Caspian One Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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Eastbourne
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Kent
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Salary: competitive
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