The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 103 114
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 63 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.30% 1.28% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 24.05% 11.06% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59 18 9
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £69,000
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 262 217 270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.73% 11.55% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 204 169 216
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -4.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,150 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Cambridgeshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Cambridgeshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Cambridge +23 53 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Firmware
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 88 (68.75%) C
2 70 (54.69%) Wireless
3 69 (53.91%) Python
4 68 (53.13%) Degree
5 56 (43.75%) Mathematics
6 51 (39.84%) Electronics
7 48 (37.50%) Mentoring
8 45 (35.16%) Perl
9 41 (32.03%) C++
9 41 (32.03%) Linux
9 41 (32.03%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (22.66%) Test Scripting
11 29 (22.66%) Jenkins
12 27 (21.09%) Embedded Systems
13 24 (18.75%) Test Automation
14 21 (16.41%) Software Engineering
15 18 (14.06%) Algorithms
16 17 (13.28%) Computer Science
17 16 (12.50%) MATLAB
17 16 (12.50%) Bluetooth
18 15 (11.72%) WLAN
18 15 (11.72%) Perforce
18 15 (11.72%) Git (software)
18 15 (11.72%) Coaching
18 15 (11.72%) Data Acquisition
19 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (10.94%) Telecoms
19 14 (10.94%) Configuration Management
20 13 (10.16%) POSIX

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (2.34%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (54.69%) Wireless
2 41 (32.03%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (12.50%) Bluetooth
4 15 (11.72%) WLAN
5 10 (7.81%) Ethernet
5 10 (7.81%) Internet
5 10 (7.81%) ZigBee
6 6 (4.69%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.91%) Firewall
8 1 (0.78%) 3G
8 1 (0.78%) 4G
8 1 (0.78%) GSM
8 1 (0.78%) LTE
Development Applications
1 29 (22.66%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.72%) Git (software)
General
1 51 (39.84%) Electronics
2 14 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.03%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.69%) Automotive
5 5 (3.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (57.81%) Embedded Engineer
2 57 (44.53%) Firmware Engineer
3 46 (35.94%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 26 (20.31%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) RF Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) Software Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) Developer
6 14 (10.94%) Development Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) Systems Test Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) Test Development Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) Test Engineer
7 13 (10.16%) Graduate
7 13 (10.16%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (10.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Embedded Developer
9 10 (7.81%) Test Manager
10 7 (5.47%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (5.47%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.91%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.16%) POSIX
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.78%) HTML
2 1 (0.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.09%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (14.06%) Algorithms
3 17 (13.28%) Computer Science
4 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.59%) Robotics
6 10 (7.81%) Internet of Things
7 8 (6.25%) Smart Home
8 5 (3.91%) HP Storage
9 4 (3.13%) VHDL
10 3 (2.34%) Verilog
11 2 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.78%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.03%) Linux
2 12 (9.38%) Android
3 9 (7.03%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.91%) Windows
4 5 (3.91%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.78%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.78%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.75%) Mathematics
2 48 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 34 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (22.66%) Test Scripting
5 24 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 21 (16.41%) Software Engineering
7 15 (11.72%) Coaching
7 15 (11.72%) Data Acquisition
8 14 (10.94%) Configuration Management
9 13 (10.16%) Computer Architecture
9 13 (10.16%) Embedded Software Development
10 12 (9.38%) Digital Signal Processing
10 12 (9.38%) Signal Processing
11 10 (7.81%) Component Testing
11 10 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.81%) System Testing
12 9 (7.03%) Linux Kernel Development
13 7 (5.47%) PRINCE2
13 7 (5.47%) Scrum
14 5 (3.91%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 88 (68.75%) C
2 69 (53.91%) Python
3 45 (35.16%) Perl
4 41 (32.03%) C++
5 16 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 11 (8.59%) Embedded C
7 10 (7.81%) Java
8 7 (5.47%) Assembly Language
9 4 (3.13%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.78%) C#
10 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 68 (53.13%) Degree
2 13 (10.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (7.81%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.78%) LXC
2 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) Xen
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) Perforce
2 6 (4.69%) VMware
3 5 (3.91%) HP
3 5 (3.91%) Veeam
4 4 (3.13%) Atmel
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.56%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.78%) Thales
6 1 (0.78%) Xilinx
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