Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 124 148
Rank change year-on-year +35 +24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 132 50 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.11% 1.43% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 25.34% 12.05% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 105 57 35
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% - +28.38%
10th Percentile £41,000 £30,000 £33,850
90th Percentile £81,250 £53,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +37.50% -10.11% +2.30%

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 521 415 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.27% 11.88% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 421 354 329
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,700
90th Percentile £71,250 £55,000 £61,500
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +9.09% +2.67%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 94 £57,500 +27.78% 11
Firmware
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 100 (75.76%) C
2 64 (48.48%) Python
3 63 (47.73%) Degree
4 62 (46.97%) Wireless
5 60 (45.45%) C++
6 41 (31.06%) Mentoring
7 40 (30.30%) Perl
7 40 (30.30%) Software Engineering
8 39 (29.55%) Electronics
9 30 (22.73%) Mathematics
10 29 (21.97%) Jenkins
11 24 (18.18%) Robotics
12 23 (17.42%) Embedded C
12 23 (17.42%) Signal Processing
13 22 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
14 20 (15.15%) Android
15 17 (12.88%) WLAN
16 16 (12.12%) Test Scripting
16 16 (12.12%) Algorithms
17 15 (11.36%) Git (software)
17 15 (11.36%) MATLAB
17 15 (11.36%) Perforce
17 15 (11.36%) Verilog
17 15 (11.36%) Coaching
17 15 (11.36%) Data Acquisition
18 14 (10.61%) ASIC
18 14 (10.61%) Linux
18 14 (10.61%) Computer Science
18 14 (10.61%) DevOps
19 9 (6.82%) Test Automation

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:

Communications & Networking
1 62 (46.97%) Wireless
2 17 (12.88%) WLAN
3 9 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.52%) Firewall
4 2 (1.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 29 (21.97%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.52%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.52%) TestComplete
General
1 39 (29.55%) Electronics
2 2 (1.52%) Finance
2 2 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (56.82%) Embedded Engineer
2 59 (44.70%) Firmware Engineer
3 50 (37.88%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 32 (24.24%) Systems Engineer
5 24 (18.18%) Software Engineer
6 21 (15.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 21 (15.91%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 19 (14.39%) Embedded C Engineer
8 17 (12.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 15 (11.36%) RF Engineer
10 14 (10.61%) Build Engineer
10 14 (10.61%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
10 14 (10.61%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (10.61%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 14 (10.61%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 14 (10.61%) Principal Engineer
10 14 (10.61%) Principal Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Test Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (3.79%) STL
2 1 (0.76%) .NET
2 1 (0.76%) POSIX
2 1 (0.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Robotics
2 16 (12.12%) Algorithms
3 15 (11.36%) Verilog
4 14 (10.61%) ASIC
4 14 (10.61%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (3.79%) VHDL
7 3 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.52%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.52%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.15%) Android
2 14 (10.61%) Linux
3 9 (6.82%) Windows
4 4 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.06%) Mentoring
2 40 (30.30%) Software Engineering
3 30 (22.73%) Mathematics
4 23 (17.42%) Signal Processing
5 22 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
6 16 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 15 (11.36%) Coaching
7 15 (11.36%) Data Acquisition
8 14 (10.61%) DevOps
9 9 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.30%) Software Testing
11 6 (4.55%) Test Strategy
12 5 (3.79%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (3.79%) Multithreading
13 4 (3.03%) Component Testing
13 4 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (3.03%) Open Source
13 4 (3.03%) SysML
13 4 (3.03%) System Testing
13 4 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 100 (75.76%) C
2 64 (48.48%) Python
3 60 (45.45%) C++
4 40 (30.30%) Perl
5 23 (17.42%) Embedded C
6 15 (11.36%) MATLAB
7 9 (6.82%) C#
8 6 (4.55%) Java
9 5 (3.79%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.76%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 63 (47.73%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.76%) iptables
2 1 (0.76%) LXC
2 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Xen
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Perforce
2 5 (3.79%) HP
3 3 (2.27%) Dell
3 3 (2.27%) VMware
4 2 (1.52%) Veeam
5 1 (0.76%) Altera
5 1 (0.76%) Thales