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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 337 375 356
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 103 89 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 4.10% 3.21% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 77 68 93
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2513 2773 2736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.80% 13.42% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2182 2302 2261
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +36 31 £37,875 -20.26% 5
Surrey +17 17 £24,500 -51.00% 3
East Sussex +29 14 £47,500 +5.55%
Buckinghamshire +28 13 £37,500 -13.29%
West Sussex -3 12 £39,000 -5.45%
Hampshire +2 10 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Kent +7 3 £37,000 -1.33%
Oxfordshire -14 2 £43,750 +53.50% 6
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 102 (48.57%) C
2 77 (36.67%) Electronics
3 71 (33.81%) C++
4 67 (31.90%) Software Engineering
5 66 (31.43%) Degree
6 51 (24.29%) Embedded Systems
7 50 (23.81%) Linux
8 42 (20.00%) Cisco
9 41 (19.52%) Computer Science
10 38 (18.10%) ITIL
10 38 (18.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 38 (18.10%) Firewall
11 36 (17.14%) HP
12 29 (13.81%) Windows
12 29 (13.81%) TCP/IP
13 27 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (12.86%) Assembly Language
14 22 (10.48%) F5
15 21 (10.00%) VxWorks
15 21 (10.00%) CCNA
15 21 (10.00%) EMC
15 21 (10.00%) Microsoft
15 21 (10.00%) Telecoms
16 20 (9.52%) VMware
16 20 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (9.52%) Git (software)
17 19 (9.05%) Data Centre
17 19 (9.05%) Schematic Capture
17 19 (9.05%) IBM
17 19 (9.05%) SLA

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.29%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.86%) CMS
3 3 (1.43%) Apache
3 3 (1.43%) JBoss
3 3 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) SAS
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.43%) MS Project
3 2 (0.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.95%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.10%) Firewall
2 29 (13.81%) TCP/IP
3 18 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (8.57%) FWSM
3 18 (8.57%) Wireless
4 14 (6.67%) DNS
4 14 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 13 (6.19%) VPN
6 12 (5.71%) RS-232
7 11 (5.24%) 3G
8 10 (4.76%) RS-485
8 10 (4.76%) VoIP
9 8 (3.81%) DHCP
9 8 (3.81%) ExtremeXOS
9 8 (3.81%) LAN
9 8 (3.81%) RFID
10 7 (3.33%) Bluetooth
10 7 (3.33%) LDAP
11 6 (2.86%) ISDN
11 6 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.86%) Big Data
2 3 (1.43%) Redis
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.05%) Eclipse
2 19 (9.05%) Visual Studio
3 17 (8.10%) Subversion
4 8 (3.81%) Robot Framework
5 3 (1.43%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
General
1 77 (36.67%) Electronics
2 21 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.10%) Finance
4 15 (7.14%) Aerospace
5 10 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.29%) Military
7 8 (3.81%) Avionics
8 5 (2.38%) Automotive
8 5 (2.38%) Games
9 2 (0.95%) French Language
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 50 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 39 (18.57%) Firmware Engineer
4 30 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 29 (13.81%) Hardware Engineer
6 27 (12.86%) Network Engineer
7 22 (10.48%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 19 (9.05%) FPGA Engineer
10 18 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
10 18 (8.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 16 (7.62%) Analyst
12 15 (7.14%) Audio Engineer
12 15 (7.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 15 (7.14%) Support Engineer
13 13 (6.19%) Embedded C Engineer
13 13 (6.19%) Server Engineer
14 12 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
14 12 (5.71%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 11 (5.24%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.71%) DirectX
1 12 (5.71%) MFC
1 12 (5.71%) OpenGL
2 5 (2.38%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.90%) HTML
4 3 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (1.43%) JAAS
4 3 (1.43%) Java EE
4 3 (1.43%) JMS
4 3 (1.43%) JMX
4 3 (1.43%) JNDI
5 2 (0.95%) .NET
5 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.95%) CSS
5 2 (0.95%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.95%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (0.95%) Web Services
6 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.29%) Embedded Systems
2 41 (19.52%) Computer Science
3 38 (18.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 19 (9.05%) Data Centre
5 16 (7.62%) CPLD
6 12 (5.71%) VHDL
7 10 (4.76%) Clustering
8 8 (3.81%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.86%) Internet of Things
10 5 (2.38%) Cybercrime
10 5 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.38%) Physics
11 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.90%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.90%) Mechatronics
11 4 (1.90%) Verilog
12 3 (1.43%) iPad
12 3 (1.43%) Machine to Machine
13 2 (0.95%) Arduino
13 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.81%) Linux
2 29 (13.81%) Windows
3 21 (10.00%) VxWorks
4 14 (6.67%) Unix
5 11 (5.24%) CentOS
5 11 (5.24%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.29%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.95%) SUSE
10 1 (0.48%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.48%) Solaris
10 1 (0.48%) VMS
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.90%) Software Engineering
2 38 (18.10%) ITIL
3 19 (9.05%) Schematic Capture
4 18 (8.57%) Validation
5 17 (8.10%) Change Control
6 15 (7.14%) Coaching
7 13 (6.19%) Configuration Management
7 13 (6.19%) Mentoring
8 12 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (5.71%) SDLC
9 11 (5.24%) Change Management
10 10 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (4.76%) Scrum
11 9 (4.29%) High Availability
11 9 (4.29%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.29%) ITIL V3
11 9 (4.29%) Multithreading
11 9 (4.29%) Project Management
12 8 (3.81%) OO
12 8 (3.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 102 (48.57%) C
2 71 (33.81%) C++
3 27 (12.86%) Assembly Language
4 19 (9.05%) Python
5 18 (8.57%) Embedded C
6 16 (7.62%) SQL
7 14 (6.67%) Java
8 13 (6.19%) Perl
9 10 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.29%) C#
11 7 (3.33%) Delphi
12 6 (2.86%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.38%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.38%) Ruby
14 4 (1.90%) C-shell
15 3 (1.43%) PHP
16 2 (0.95%) Korn
16 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (31.43%) Degree
2 27 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (10.00%) CCNA
4 18 (8.57%) CCNP
5 10 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.81%) CCSE
7 8 (3.81%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (3.81%) MCSA
7 8 (3.81%) MCSE
7 8 (3.81%) MOS
7 8 (3.81%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.43%) CCSP
8 3 (1.43%) CCVP
9 2 (0.95%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.95%) Dell Certification
9 2 (0.95%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.95%) PhD
9 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.05%) SLA
2 9 (4.29%) QA
3 6 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.38%) Def Stans
5 4 (1.90%) DO-254
6 3 (1.43%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.95%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.81%) VMware ESX
3 6 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.86%) NFS
4 4 (1.90%) vSphere
5 3 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.95%) KVM
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.95%) Xen
7 1 (0.48%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.95%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.95%) Puppet
2 2 (0.95%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.48%) Nessus
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
3 1 (0.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 42 (20.00%) Cisco
2 36 (17.14%) HP
3 22 (10.48%) F5
4 21 (10.00%) EMC
4 21 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (9.52%) VMware
6 19 (9.05%) IBM
7 17 (8.10%) Juniper
7 17 (8.10%) Palo Alto
7 17 (8.10%) Red Hat
8 16 (7.62%) CheckPoint
8 16 (7.62%) Extreme Networks
9 14 (6.67%) Dell
10 12 (5.71%) Oracle
10 12 (5.71%) SolarWinds
11 10 (4.76%) Sun
12 9 (4.29%) Altera
13 7 (3.33%) Avaya
14 6 (2.86%) NetApp
14 6 (2.86%) Xilinx
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