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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 352 318 292
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -26
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 83 92 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.46% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 2.93% 3.86% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 56 80 136
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.42%
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
2831 2386 2679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.65% 11.99% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2342 1947 2255
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 £23,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +5 27 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Surrey -5 20 £50,000 +117.39% 8
Berkshire -10 17 £50,000 +20.48% 6
Oxfordshire +5 8 £40,000 -30.43% 8
West Sussex -5 7 - -
Kent -12 5 £40,000 +45.45% 5
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 67 (40.36%) Linux
2 65 (39.16%) C
3 53 (31.93%) Degree
4 49 (29.52%) C++
5 48 (28.92%) Windows
6 46 (27.71%) Software Engineering
7 35 (21.08%) Electronics
8 33 (19.88%) ITIL
9 32 (19.28%) Microsoft
10 31 (18.67%) VMware
11 30 (18.07%) Embedded C
12 29 (17.47%) Cisco
13 28 (16.87%) TCP/IP
14 25 (15.06%) HP
14 25 (15.06%) XML
14 25 (15.06%) UNIX
15 24 (14.46%) Project Management
16 22 (13.25%) Red Hat
16 22 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (12.65%) C#
17 21 (12.65%) Subversion
18 20 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (12.05%) EMC
18 20 (12.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 20 (12.05%) Mathematics
18 20 (12.05%) Physics
19 19 (11.45%) Telecoms
20 18 (10.84%) SLA
20 18 (10.84%) Java
20 18 (10.84%) Perl

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (7.83%) IIS
2 12 (7.23%) SAS
3 11 (6.63%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.82%) Lync
4 8 (4.82%) Moodle
5 7 (4.22%) Apache
6 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.20%) CMS
7 2 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (7.23%) MS Excel
1 12 (7.23%) MS Office
2 2 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (0.60%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) Office 365
2 3 (1.81%) PaaS
2 3 (1.81%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.87%) TCP/IP
2 16 (9.64%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (9.64%) Firewall
2 16 (9.64%) DNS
3 15 (9.04%) LAN
3 15 (9.04%) Wireless
4 14 (8.43%) WAN
4 14 (8.43%) SNMP
5 13 (7.83%) GPRS
5 13 (7.83%) FWSM
6 12 (7.23%) GSM
7 11 (6.63%) Ethernet
8 10 (6.02%) Bluetooth
9 9 (5.42%) BGP
10 8 (4.82%) Wireshark
10 8 (4.82%) ADSL
10 8 (4.82%) VoIP
11 7 (4.22%) SAN
11 7 (4.22%) DHCP
11 7 (4.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.23%) MySQL
2 11 (6.63%) Big Data
3 7 (4.22%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.81%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (12.65%) Subversion
2 11 (6.63%) Eclipse
2 11 (6.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.02%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.42%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (4.22%) JIRA
6 6 (3.61%) GDB
6 6 (3.61%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.41%) LabVIEW
8 3 (1.81%) Trac
9 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (21.08%) Electronics
2 19 (11.45%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.83%) Finance
4 11 (6.63%) Aerospace
5 10 (6.02%) Military
6 7 (4.22%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.22%) Avionics
7 6 (3.61%) Legal
8 3 (1.81%) Automotive
9 2 (1.20%) Marketing
9 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.60%) Retail
10 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (16.87%) Software Engineer
2 19 (11.45%) Developer
3 16 (9.64%) Software Developer
4 15 (9.04%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (7.83%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (7.83%) Electronics Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) Embedded Software Developer
7 9 (5.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) Hardware Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) Consultant
8 8 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.82%) Systems Support
8 8 (4.82%) Administrator
8 8 (4.82%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Firmware Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) Operations Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.01%) Systems Architect
11 5 (3.01%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.06%) XML
2 17 (10.24%) SOAP
3 14 (8.43%) Web Services
4 12 (7.23%) REST
4 12 (7.23%) LAMP
4 12 (7.23%) XML-RPC
4 12 (7.23%) .NET
5 9 (5.42%) HTML
6 8 (4.82%) Flash
7 5 (3.01%) WPF
8 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.81%) CSS
8 3 (1.81%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (1.81%) WCF
8 3 (1.81%) jQuery
8 3 (1.81%) Ajax
8 3 (1.81%) JSON
9 2 (1.20%) WebGL
9 2 (1.20%) HTML5
9 2 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 20 (12.05%) Mathematics
1 20 (12.05%) Physics
2 17 (10.24%) VHDL
3 15 (9.04%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.23%) CMDB
6 11 (6.63%) Algorithms
7 9 (5.42%) Management Information System
7 9 (5.42%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (4.22%) Smart Meter
9 6 (3.61%) VLE
10 5 (3.01%) Chip and PIN
11 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (2.41%) Open Source
11 4 (2.41%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.81%) Replication
12 3 (1.81%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.81%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.81%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 67 (40.36%) Linux
2 48 (28.92%) Windows
3 25 (15.06%) UNIX
4 18 (10.84%) Solaris
5 17 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (9.64%) AIX
7 13 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.42%) HPUX
10 8 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.61%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (3.61%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.41%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.81%) Fedora
13 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.81%) CentOS
13 3 (1.81%) Scientific Linux
14 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.20%) Android
14 2 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.71%) Software Engineering
2 33 (19.88%) ITIL
3 24 (14.46%) Project Management
4 20 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.24%) Change Management
6 15 (9.04%) UML
6 15 (9.04%) Validation
7 13 (7.83%) CAD
8 11 (6.63%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.02%) Line Management
9 10 (6.02%) Signal Processing
10 9 (5.42%) Digital Signal Processing
10 9 (5.42%) Capacity Management
10 9 (5.42%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (4.82%) Software Architecture
12 7 (4.22%) Content Management
13 6 (3.61%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (3.61%) Software Testing
13 6 (3.61%) Scrum
13 6 (3.61%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (39.16%) C
2 49 (29.52%) C++
3 30 (18.07%) Embedded C
4 21 (12.65%) C#
5 18 (10.84%) Java
5 18 (10.84%) Perl
6 16 (9.64%) SQL
7 14 (8.43%) PHP
8 11 (6.63%) Embedded C++
9 9 (5.42%) MATLAB
10 7 (4.22%) Python
10 7 (4.22%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.61%) Assembly Language
12 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
14 2 (1.20%) Korn
14 2 (1.20%) XPath
14 2 (1.20%) XAML
14 2 (1.20%) Jython
15 1 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 53 (31.93%) Degree
2 16 (9.64%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.02%) CCNA
5 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.22%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.41%) MCITP
7 4 (2.41%) PhD
8 3 (1.81%) CCNP
8 3 (1.81%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.20%) MOS
9 2 (1.20%) HNC
9 2 (1.20%) MCSE
9 2 (1.20%) MCSA
9 2 (1.20%) CCIE
9 2 (1.20%) ISEB
10 1 (0.60%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.84%) SLA
2 14 (8.43%) DO-254
3 7 (4.22%) DO-178B
4 6 (3.61%) JTAG
5 4 (2.41%) QA
5 4 (2.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.82%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.22%) vSphere
5 4 (2.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.20%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (4.82%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (4.22%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.61%) SCCM
4 4 (2.41%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.41%) Nagios
5 2 (1.20%) SCOM
5 2 (1.20%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (1.20%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (1.20%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.20%) Control-M
6 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 32 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.67%) VMware
3 29 (17.47%) Cisco
4 25 (15.06%) HP
5 22 (13.25%) Red Hat
6 20 (12.05%) EMC
7 14 (8.43%) F5
7 14 (8.43%) Juniper
8 11 (6.63%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.63%) Egenera
9 9 (5.42%) Cadence
10 8 (4.82%) Citrix
11 7 (4.22%) NetApp
11 7 (4.22%) Cognizant
11 7 (4.22%) Xilinx
11 7 (4.22%) Altera
12 6 (3.61%) Ciena
12 6 (3.61%) Foundry
12 6 (3.61%) SAP
12 6 (3.61%) Sun
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