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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 347 329 356
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 95 120 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.52% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 3.29% 4.23% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 57 97 78
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
2887 2837 2699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.77% 12.39% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2394 2298 2322
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +17 29 £50,000 +8.10%
Berkshire -10 21 £47,500 +18.01% 2
Oxfordshire +18 10 £41,250 -13.15% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 10 £44,000 +3.52% 3
East Sussex - 9 £45,000 -
West Sussex +8 8 £35,000 +41.41% 1
Kent -3 5 £30,000 -17.80% 2
Surrey -21 3 £50,000 +23.45% 2
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 85 (45.45%) C++
2 82 (43.85%) C
3 77 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 66 (35.29%) Degree
5 59 (31.55%) Linux
6 58 (31.02%) Windows
7 51 (27.27%) Embedded C
8 41 (21.93%) Subversion
9 39 (20.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 37 (19.79%) Manufacturing
11 36 (19.25%) Microsoft
12 34 (18.18%) Electronics
13 33 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 33 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (16.58%) EMC
15 28 (14.97%) Embedded C++
16 27 (14.44%) JIRA
17 26 (13.90%) TeamCity
18 25 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (12.30%) Firewall
20 22 (11.76%) Assembly Language
21 20 (10.70%) Project Management
21 20 (10.70%) UNIX
21 20 (10.70%) Visual Studio
21 20 (10.70%) Validation
21 20 (10.70%) VMware
21 20 (10.70%) Mathematics
22 19 (10.16%) QNX
22 19 (10.16%) ITIL
22 19 (10.16%) SLA

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (6.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.42%) SAS
3 7 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.67%) IIS
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.07%) Node.js
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.53%) Lync
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.67%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.07%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.07%) PaaS
2 2 (1.07%) IaaS
2 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 23 (12.30%) Firewall
3 18 (9.63%) Wireless
3 18 (9.63%) LAN
4 17 (9.09%) WAN
4 17 (9.09%) VPN
4 17 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 15 (8.02%) DNS
6 14 (7.49%) DHCP
7 12 (6.42%) Internet
8 11 (5.88%) SAN
9 10 (5.35%) VoIP
10 9 (4.81%) VLAN
10 9 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (4.28%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (3.74%) IPsec
13 6 (3.21%) 802.11
13 6 (3.21%) SSL
14 5 (2.67%) IP Telephony
14 5 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.74%) Big Data
2 6 (3.21%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) DB2
5 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.53%) Redis
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.53%) Infinispan
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (21.93%) Subversion
2 27 (14.44%) JIRA
3 26 (13.90%) TeamCity
4 20 (10.70%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.74%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.74%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.74%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (3.74%) GCC
6 5 (2.67%) LabVIEW
7 4 (2.14%) GDB
7 4 (2.14%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (1.60%) Valgrind
8 3 (1.60%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.07%) Trac
General
1 37 (19.79%) Manufacturing
2 34 (18.18%) Electronics
3 16 (8.56%) Aerospace
4 14 (7.49%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.74%) Finance
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Military
7 1 (0.53%) Avionics
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 64 (34.22%) Software Engineer
2 24 (12.83%) Senior Software Engineer
3 17 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
4 16 (8.56%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (8.02%) Principal Software Engineer
5 15 (8.02%) Principal Engineer
6 12 (6.42%) Hardware Engineer
6 12 (6.42%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Firmware Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Administrator
8 9 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.74%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Developer
9 7 (3.74%) Real Time Software Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Real Time Engineer
10 6 (3.21%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Junior
10 6 (3.21%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.21%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.21%) DirectX
1 6 (3.21%) .NET
2 5 (2.67%) Flash
3 3 (1.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (1.60%) STL
4 2 (1.07%) XML
4 2 (1.07%) OpenMP
4 2 (1.07%) WPF
4 2 (1.07%) Qt
5 1 (0.53%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.53%) LAMP
5 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.53%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 33 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (10.70%) Mathematics
4 19 (10.16%) Algorithms
5 16 (8.56%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (8.02%) VHDL
7 10 (5.35%) Management Information System
8 8 (4.28%) Physics
8 8 (4.28%) Computer Science
8 8 (4.28%) Data Centre
9 6 (3.21%) Blackberry
10 5 (2.67%) Statistics
10 5 (2.67%) CMDB
11 4 (2.14%) Device Driver
11 4 (2.14%) Replication
11 4 (2.14%) Verilog
11 4 (2.14%) Smart Meter
11 4 (2.14%) EMC VNX
12 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.55%) Linux
2 58 (31.02%) Windows
3 20 (10.70%) UNIX
4 10 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.28%) Solaris
5 8 (4.28%) VxWorks
6 7 (3.74%) AIX
6 7 (3.74%) HPUX
7 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.14%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.07%) Android
10 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 25 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (10.70%) Project Management
3 20 (10.70%) Validation
4 19 (10.16%) ITIL
5 16 (8.56%) SDLC
6 13 (6.95%) Release Management
7 12 (6.42%) UML
7 12 (6.42%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.42%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (5.35%) Multithreading
8 10 (5.35%) Signal Processing
8 10 (5.35%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.81%) Software Architecture
9 9 (4.81%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.28%) Digital Signal Processing
10 8 (4.28%) Software Testing
11 7 (3.74%) Load Balancing
11 7 (3.74%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.74%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 85 (45.45%) C++
2 82 (43.85%) C
3 51 (27.27%) Embedded C
4 28 (14.97%) Embedded C++
5 22 (11.76%) Assembly Language
6 18 (9.63%) C#
7 12 (6.42%) Java
8 10 (5.35%) Python
9 9 (4.81%) Perl
10 7 (3.74%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.67%) SQL
12 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.07%) XAML
13 2 (1.07%) Fortran
13 2 (1.07%) VC++
14 1 (0.53%) Ruby
14 1 (0.53%) Korn
14 1 (0.53%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (35.29%) Degree
2 16 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (6.95%) CCNA
4 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.74%) PhD
7 6 (3.21%) CCNP
7 6 (3.21%) MCSE
8 5 (2.67%) MCP
8 5 (2.67%) SAP Certification
8 5 (2.67%) A+ Certification
8 5 (2.67%) Dell Certification
8 5 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.67%) HP ASE
9 4 (2.14%) CCIE
10 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.07%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.07%) MCITP
12 1 (0.53%) RHCT
12 1 (0.53%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.16%) SLA
2 7 (3.74%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.07%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.53%) DO-254
6 1 (0.53%) JTAG
6 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.28%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.21%) vSphere
4 6 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (1.60%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.07%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.07%) XenApp
8 1 (0.53%) Samba
8 1 (0.53%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (2.14%) WSUS
3 3 (1.60%) SCOM
3 3 (1.60%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.60%) Check_MK
3 3 (1.60%) Icinga
4 2 (1.07%) SCCM
4 2 (1.07%) Nagios
4 2 (1.07%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.53%) Nmap
5 1 (0.53%) Cacti
5 1 (0.53%) Puppet
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 36 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.58%) EMC
3 20 (10.70%) VMware
4 19 (10.16%) QNX
5 17 (9.09%) Cisco
6 13 (6.95%) HP
7 11 (5.88%) Progress
7 11 (5.88%) Citrix
8 9 (4.81%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.21%) SAP
9 6 (3.21%) Dell
9 6 (3.21%) Meraki
10 5 (2.67%) Xilinx
10 5 (2.67%) CommVault
11 4 (2.14%) Altera
12 3 (1.60%) i2
13 2 (1.07%) NetApp
13 2 (1.07%) Avaya
13 2 (1.07%) Atmel
13 2 (1.07%) F5
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Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Prospects + Benefits
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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