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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 207 216
Rank change year-on-year +40 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 13 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 2.38% 1.84% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 13
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 546 761 729
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 16.19% 15.16% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 464 666 538
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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
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 30 March 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
Bracknell - 9 £40,000 - 2
Maidenhead +9 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Slough - 1 £50,000 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (72.73%) C
2 15 (68.18%) Electronics
3 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 13 (59.09%) Embedded C
5 12 (54.55%) EMC
6 11 (50.00%) Degree
7 10 (45.45%) Embedded C++
7 10 (45.45%) C++
7 10 (45.45%) Wireless
8 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
8 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
8 9 (40.91%) RS-232
8 9 (40.91%) RS-485
8 9 (40.91%) Embedded Software Development
9 8 (36.36%) Infor M3
9 8 (36.36%) Home Automation
9 8 (36.36%) GPRS
9 8 (36.36%) GSM
9 8 (36.36%) MFC
9 8 (36.36%) NEC
10 5 (22.73%) Prototyping
11 4 (18.18%) CAN bus
11 4 (18.18%) Military
11 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
11 4 (18.18%) Automotive
11 4 (18.18%) Linux
12 3 (13.64%) ITIL
12 3 (13.64%) Cisco
12 3 (13.64%) Firewall
12 3 (13.64%) VMware

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Mathcad
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Wireless
2 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
2 9 (40.91%) RS-232
2 9 (40.91%) RS-485
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 8 (36.36%) GPRS
3 8 (36.36%) GSM
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) 802.15
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) MPLS
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) TACACS
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) C++Builder
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 15 (68.18%) Electronics
2 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 4 (18.18%) Automotive
2 4 (18.18%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Firmware Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Internet Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Internet Services Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Internet Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) MFC
2 2 (9.09%) 802.1X
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) Qt
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Home Automation
2 4 (18.18%) CAN bus
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.55%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Prototyping
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning
6 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Product Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C
2 13 (59.09%) Embedded C
3 10 (45.45%) C++
3 10 (45.45%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO26262
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) EMC
2 8 (36.36%) NEC
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) Borland
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
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