The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 98 88
Rank change year-on-year +51 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 64 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.12% 1.02% 1.65%
As % of the System Software category 31.84% 9.09% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 56 10 15
Median salary £55,000 £46,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.91% -11.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,250 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,250 £85,000
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 Cambridge with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 201 165 227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 16.08% 11.23% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 159 117 165
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Firmware
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Cambridge

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 50 (64.94%) C
2 47 (61.04%) Python
3 38 (49.35%) Degree
4 36 (46.75%) Wireless
5 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (40.26%) Mathematics
7 30 (38.96%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (32.47%) C++
8 25 (32.47%) Embedded Systems
9 24 (31.17%) Perl
9 24 (31.17%) Linux
10 20 (25.97%) Electronics
11 16 (20.78%) Computer Science
12 15 (19.48%) Bluetooth
12 15 (19.48%) Test Automation
13 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
13 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
13 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
13 14 (18.18%) Automated Testing
13 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
14 11 (14.29%) Computer Architecture
14 11 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
14 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
14 11 (14.29%) POSIX
15 10 (12.99%) Ethernet
15 10 (12.99%) Embedded C
16 8 (10.39%) Internet of Things
16 8 (10.39%) ZigBee

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (3.90%) OrCAD
2 1 (1.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.75%) Wireless
2 30 (38.96%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (19.48%) Bluetooth
4 10 (12.99%) Ethernet
5 8 (10.39%) Internet
5 8 (10.39%) ZigBee
6 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (25.97%) Electronics
2 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Embedded Engineer
2 23 (29.87%) Firmware Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Development Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Systems Test Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Test Development Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Software Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Developer
6 11 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Graduate
6 11 (14.29%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 9 (11.69%) Embedded Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
8 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.49%) Electronics Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Principal Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) POSIX
2 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 2 (2.60%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.30%) REST
4 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (20.78%) Computer Science
3 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.39%) Internet of Things
5 6 (7.79%) Smart Home
6 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.90%) VHDL
8 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.60%) Verilog
9 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.26%) Mathematics
3 15 (19.48%) Test Automation
4 14 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 11 (14.29%) Computer Architecture
5 11 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.09%) Scrum
7 6 (7.79%) Linux Kernel Development
7 6 (7.79%) Physics
8 4 (5.19%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.60%) Cross-Platform Development
9 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.30%) Electronic Design Automation
10 1 (1.30%) Exploratory Testing
10 1 (1.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.94%) C
2 47 (61.04%) Python
3 25 (32.47%) C++
4 24 (31.17%) Perl
5 10 (12.99%) Embedded C
6 8 (10.39%) Java
7 7 (9.09%) Assembly Language
8 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.60%) SQL
10 1 (1.30%) C#
10 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (49.35%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (6.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 4 (5.19%) Atmel
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.60%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.30%) Xilinx
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