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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 341 400 350
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -50
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 110 75 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.35% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 4.04% 2.64% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 88 60 101
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 £24,500 £28,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
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
2721 2843 2731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.08% 13.31% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2346 2354 2250
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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
Surrey +23 24 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Berkshire +31 20 £38,250 -15.00% 4
East Sussex +34 19 £47,500 +5.55%
Buckinghamshire +30 14 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Hampshire +3 13 £47,500 +15.15% 4
West Sussex -9 10 £39,000 -8.23%
Kent -5 8 £37,000 -1.33%
Oxfordshire -24 2 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 105 (51.47%) C
2 80 (39.22%) Electronics
3 73 (35.78%) C++
4 65 (31.86%) Software Engineering
5 64 (31.37%) Degree
6 54 (26.47%) Embedded Systems
7 49 (24.02%) Linux
8 44 (21.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 41 (20.10%) Cisco
10 39 (19.12%) Computer Science
11 36 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 34 (16.67%) HP
13 32 (15.69%) ITIL
13 32 (15.69%) Firewall
14 28 (13.73%) Assembly Language
15 27 (13.24%) Windows
16 26 (12.75%) EMC
17 25 (12.25%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (10.78%) Embedded C
19 21 (10.29%) Schematic Capture
19 21 (10.29%) CCNA
19 21 (10.29%) VxWorks
19 21 (10.29%) Validation
20 20 (9.80%) F5
21 19 (9.31%) Change Control
21 19 (9.31%) Telecoms
21 19 (9.31%) Red Hat
21 19 (9.31%) Python
22 18 (8.82%) Configuration Management
22 18 (8.82%) Wireless

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (4.41%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.94%) CMS
2 6 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.45%) Apache
3 5 (2.45%) JBoss
3 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.49%) IIS
4 1 (0.49%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) OrCAD
2 3 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 32 (15.69%) Firewall
3 18 (8.82%) Wireless
4 17 (8.33%) RS-232
5 16 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (7.84%) FWSM
6 14 (6.86%) IP Telephony
7 13 (6.37%) RS-485
8 11 (5.39%) 3G
8 11 (5.39%) RFID
8 11 (5.39%) VPN
9 10 (4.90%) VoIP
10 9 (4.41%) DNS
10 9 (4.41%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.92%) Bluetooth
11 8 (3.92%) ExtremeXOS
12 7 (3.43%) Ethernet
12 7 (3.43%) Wireshark
13 6 (2.94%) NAS
13 6 (2.94%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.45%) Big Data
1 5 (2.45%) Redis
2 4 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.96%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 17 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.84%) Subversion
3 15 (7.35%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.43%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 80 (39.22%) Electronics
2 19 (9.31%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.33%) Finance
4 15 (7.35%) Aerospace
5 12 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.41%) Military
7 8 (3.92%) Avionics
8 5 (2.45%) Automotive
9 3 (1.47%) Games
10 2 (0.98%) French Language
11 1 (0.49%) Legal
11 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (29.90%) Embedded Engineer
2 49 (24.02%) Software Engineer
3 35 (17.16%) Firmware Engineer
4 31 (15.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 28 (13.73%) Hardware Engineer
6 25 (12.25%) Network Engineer
7 23 (11.27%) Systems Engineer
8 22 (10.78%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 19 (9.31%) C++ Software Engineer
9 19 (9.31%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 19 (9.31%) FPGA Engineer
10 15 (7.35%) Embedded C Engineer
11 14 (6.86%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 13 (6.37%) Audio Engineer
12 13 (6.37%) C Software Engineer
12 13 (6.37%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 12 (5.88%) Analyst
13 12 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
14 11 (5.39%) NOC Engineer
14 11 (5.39%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.90%) DirectX
1 10 (4.90%) MFC
1 10 (4.90%) OpenGL
2 5 (2.45%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (2.45%) HTML
2 5 (2.45%) JAAS
2 5 (2.45%) Java EE
2 5 (2.45%) JMS
2 5 (2.45%) JMX
2 5 (2.45%) JNDI
3 4 (1.96%) .NET
3 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (1.96%) CSS
3 4 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (1.96%) Protocol Buffers
4 3 (1.47%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.47%) XMPP
5 2 (0.98%) RESTful
5 2 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (26.47%) Embedded Systems
2 44 (21.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 39 (19.12%) Computer Science
4 17 (8.33%) CPLD
5 14 (6.86%) VHDL
6 12 (5.88%) Clustering
7 11 (5.39%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.92%) Mathematics
9 7 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.94%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
10 6 (2.94%) Internet of Things
10 6 (2.94%) Physics
10 6 (2.94%) Verilog
11 5 (2.45%) Algorithms
11 5 (2.45%) Cybercrime
12 4 (1.96%) Mechatronics
12 4 (1.96%) Raspberry Pi
13 3 (1.47%) iPad
13 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (24.02%) Linux
2 27 (13.24%) Windows
3 21 (10.29%) VxWorks
4 16 (7.84%) Unix
5 12 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.39%) CentOS
6 11 (5.39%) Windows Server
7 9 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.94%) SUSE
11 5 (2.45%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.98%) ThreadX
13 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.49%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.49%) Solaris
14 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.86%) Software Engineering
2 32 (15.69%) ITIL
3 21 (10.29%) Schematic Capture
3 21 (10.29%) Validation
4 19 (9.31%) Change Control
5 18 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 15 (7.35%) Coaching
7 13 (6.37%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.90%) Incident Management
8 10 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (4.90%) SDLC
9 9 (4.41%) Change Management
9 9 (4.41%) ITIL V3
9 9 (4.41%) Multithreading
10 8 (3.92%) OO
10 8 (3.92%) Project Management
11 7 (3.43%) CAD
11 7 (3.43%) OOD
11 7 (3.43%) Scrum
11 7 (3.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (51.47%) C
2 73 (35.78%) C++
3 28 (13.73%) Assembly Language
4 22 (10.78%) Embedded C
5 19 (9.31%) Python
6 17 (8.33%) SQL
7 16 (7.84%) Bash Shell
8 15 (7.35%) Java
9 14 (6.86%) Perl
10 12 (5.88%) C#
11 9 (4.41%) Embedded C++
12 7 (3.43%) Delphi
13 6 (2.94%) Korn
14 5 (2.45%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.96%) C-shell
15 4 (1.96%) Ruby
16 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.98%) PHP
16 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (31.37%) Degree
2 25 (12.25%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (10.29%) CCNA
4 16 (7.84%) CCNP
5 12 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.92%) CCSE
7 8 (3.92%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (3.92%) MCSA
7 8 (3.92%) MCSE
7 8 (3.92%) MOS
7 8 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.98%) PhD
8 2 (0.98%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) CCSP
9 1 (0.49%) CCVP
9 1 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.86%) SLA
2 8 (3.92%) QA
3 5 (2.45%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.96%) DO-254
5 3 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.47%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.98%) JTAG
7 1 (0.49%) MISRA
System Software
1 17 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.41%) NFS
2 9 (4.41%) VMware ESX
3 6 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.94%) KVM
3 6 (2.94%) Xen
4 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.98%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (2.94%) Puppet
1 6 (2.94%) Zenoss
2 2 (0.98%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.98%) WSUS
3 1 (0.49%) Nessus
3 1 (0.49%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) SCOM
3 1 (0.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 41 (20.10%) Cisco
2 34 (16.67%) HP
3 26 (12.75%) EMC
4 20 (9.80%) F5
5 19 (9.31%) Red Hat
6 17 (8.33%) VMware
7 16 (7.84%) CheckPoint
7 16 (7.84%) Extreme Networks
7 16 (7.84%) Microsoft
8 15 (7.35%) IBM
8 15 (7.35%) Juniper
8 15 (7.35%) Palo Alto
9 14 (6.86%) Dell
10 11 (5.39%) Oracle
11 10 (4.90%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.41%) Altera
13 8 (3.92%) Sun
14 7 (3.43%) Avaya
15 6 (2.94%) CA
15 6 (2.94%) NetApp
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