The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 164 204
Rank change year-on-year +3 +40  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 48 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 1.06% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 3.64% 6.97% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 7
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £22,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,500 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 494 689 672
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.96% 15.19% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 742 1162 986
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £23,041
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £71,125
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Berkshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Firmware in Berkshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Berkshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Maidenhead - 10 £42,500 - 1
Reading +16 4 £70,000 +16.66%
Newbury -5 3 £57,500 +173.80%
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 22 (70.97%) C
1 22 (70.97%) Electronics
2 21 (67.74%) C++
3 18 (58.06%) Degree
4 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
5 12 (38.71%) Embedded C
6 11 (35.48%) Wireless
7 10 (32.26%) Embedded C++
7 10 (32.26%) Ethernet
7 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
7 10 (32.26%) Embedded Software Development
7 10 (32.26%) RS-232
7 10 (32.26%) RS-485
8 9 (29.03%) Smart Home
8 9 (29.03%) Infor M3
8 9 (29.03%) Home Automation
8 9 (29.03%) REST
8 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
8 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
8 9 (29.03%) JSON
8 9 (29.03%) MFC
8 9 (29.03%) GPRS
8 9 (29.03%) GSM
8 9 (29.03%) NEC
8 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (29.03%) EMC
9 8 (25.81%) ZigBee
9 8 (25.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (16.13%) F5
10 5 (16.13%) Schematic Capture

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (12.90%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Wireless
2 10 (32.26%) Ethernet
2 10 (32.26%) RS-232
2 10 (32.26%) RS-485
2 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
3 9 (29.03%) GPRS
3 9 (29.03%) GSM
3 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (25.81%) ZigBee
5 4 (12.90%) snoop
5 4 (12.90%) tcpdump
5 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) FWSM
6 1 (3.23%) HTTP
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
General
1 22 (70.97%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Firmware Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Design Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Firmware Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Unix Support
5 4 (12.90%) Unix Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) JSON
1 9 (29.03%) MFC
1 9 (29.03%) REST
2 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
1 9 (29.03%) Home Automation
1 9 (29.03%) Smart Home
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (9.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (9.68%) VHDL
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Solaris
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
2 10 (32.26%) Embedded Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Schematic Capture
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) FPGA Design
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Data Security
6 1 (3.23%) Energy Management
6 1 (3.23%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.23%) Line Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Prototyping
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
6 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C
2 21 (67.74%) C++
3 12 (38.71%) Embedded C
4 10 (32.26%) Embedded C++
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SAS 70
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) EMC
1 9 (29.03%) NEC
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) F5
2 5 (16.13%) Juniper
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) NetApp
3 4 (12.90%) Nortel
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.90%) Sun
4 3 (9.68%) Xilinx
5 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
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