The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 130 150
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category - 2.57% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 5
Median salary - £38,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.50%  
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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 199 350 321
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 15.97% 17.72% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 152 322 218
Median salary £45,000 £48,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £25,876
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Firmware
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
1 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (80.00%) Automotive
1 4 (80.00%) Military
1 4 (80.00%) CAN bus
1 4 (80.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISO26262
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Sun

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (80.00%) Automotive
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
1 4 (80.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO26262
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sun