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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 62 122 105
Rank change year-on-year +60 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 65 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.84% 0.74% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 22.34% 6.35% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 58 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 291 252 299
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.21% 11.59% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 213 184 229
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 26 March 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 26 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
Cambridge +59 61 £55,000 +18.91% 6
Peterborough - 1 £40,000 -
Firmware
East of England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 53 (65.43%) C
2 45 (55.56%) Python
3 37 (45.68%) Degree
4 35 (43.21%) Wireless
5 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (35.80%) Mathematics
7 28 (34.57%) Wi-Fi
8 27 (33.33%) C++
9 24 (29.63%) Embedded Systems
10 22 (27.16%) Perl
10 22 (27.16%) Linux
10 22 (27.16%) Electronics
11 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
11 16 (19.75%) Bluetooth
12 15 (18.52%) Test Automation
12 15 (18.52%) Computer Science
13 14 (17.28%) Telecoms
13 14 (17.28%) Configuration Management
14 13 (16.05%) Test Scripting
14 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
14 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
14 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (14.81%) Embedded C
16 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
17 10 (12.35%) Embedded Software Development
17 10 (12.35%) Computer Architecture
17 10 (12.35%) POSIX
17 10 (12.35%) Ethernet
18 9 (11.11%) Assembly Language
19 8 (9.88%) Scrum

Firmware
Top Related 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 (3.70%) OrCAD
2 2 (2.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (43.21%) Wireless
2 28 (34.57%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (19.75%) Bluetooth
4 10 (12.35%) Ethernet
5 8 (9.88%) ZigBee
6 7 (8.64%) Internet
7 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.47%) HTTP
9 1 (1.23%) 3G
9 1 (1.23%) 4G
9 1 (1.23%) GSM
9 1 (1.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (27.16%) Electronics
2 14 (17.28%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (48.15%) Embedded Engineer
2 27 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 14 (17.28%) Development Engineer
4 14 (17.28%) Systems Test Engineer
4 14 (17.28%) Test Development Engineer
4 14 (17.28%) Test Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) Software Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 11 (13.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (12.35%) Developer
8 10 (12.35%) Graduate
8 10 (12.35%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (12.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 8 (9.88%) Embedded Developer
10 7 (8.64%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
11 6 (7.41%) Electronics Engineer
12 4 (4.94%) Principal Engineer
13 3 (3.70%) Electronics Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) POSIX
2 3 (3.70%) HTML
3 2 (2.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.23%) REST
4 1 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.64%) Internet of Things
5 5 (6.17%) Smart Home
6 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.70%) VHDL
8 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.47%) Robotics
8 2 (2.47%) Verilog
9 1 (1.23%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.23%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) Mathematics
3 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
4 15 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 14 (17.28%) Configuration Management
6 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
6 13 (16.05%) Test Scripting
7 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
8 10 (12.35%) Computer Architecture
8 10 (12.35%) Embedded Software Development
9 8 (9.88%) Scrum
10 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
11 6 (7.41%) Physics
12 5 (6.17%) Linux Kernel Development
13 4 (4.94%) Digital Signal Processing
13 4 (4.94%) Low Latency
13 4 (4.94%) Signal Processing
14 2 (2.47%) Cross-Platform Development
14 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
15 1 (1.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (65.43%) C
2 45 (55.56%) Python
3 27 (33.33%) C++
4 22 (27.16%) Perl
5 12 (14.81%) Embedded C
6 9 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 7 (8.64%) Java
8 3 (3.70%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.47%) C#
9 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.47%) SQL
10 1 (1.23%) Tcl
10 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (45.68%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (6.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) Atmel
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.23%) Xilinx
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