The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 341 390
Rank change year-on-year +8 +49  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 60 114 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 2.90% 4.09% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 47 92 63
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,950 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,250 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2070 2784 2949
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.94% 14.24% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1763 2401 2443
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Firmware
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Firmware in the South East

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in the South East over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the South East

Firmware
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Berkshire +32 15 £40,000 +4.57% 3
Hampshire +16 11 £51,250 +7.89% 2
West Sussex +13 11 £35,000 -10.25%
Surrey +35 7 £35,000 +27.27%
Kent +14 6 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Oxfordshire +8 5 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
East Sussex -1 2 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 86 (51.50%) C
2 68 (40.72%) C++
3 62 (37.13%) Windows
4 59 (35.33%) Software Engineering
5 49 (29.34%) Degree
6 47 (28.14%) Linux
6 47 (28.14%) Electronics
7 46 (27.54%) Embedded C
8 34 (20.36%) Microsoft
9 32 (19.16%) TCP/IP
10 29 (17.37%) HP
11 27 (16.17%) ITIL
12 26 (15.57%) Red Hat
13 25 (14.97%) Active Directory
13 25 (14.97%) VHDL
14 24 (14.37%) Unix
14 24 (14.37%) Embedded C++
15 23 (13.77%) Ethernet
15 23 (13.77%) Python
15 23 (13.77%) EMC
15 23 (13.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 23 (13.77%) PowerShell
16 22 (13.17%) Hyper-V
17 21 (12.57%) Mathematics
17 21 (12.57%) Computer Science
18 20 (11.98%) OO
19 19 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
20 18 (10.78%) Shell Script
20 18 (10.78%) Embedded Systems
21 17 (10.18%) Kalman Filter

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.59%) Apache
1 11 (6.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.59%) CMS
2 6 (3.59%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.19%) Office 365
3 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) GitHub
4 1 (0.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.16%) TCP/IP
2 23 (13.77%) Ethernet
3 17 (10.18%) RS-485
4 16 (9.58%) SAN
5 14 (8.38%) Firewall
5 14 (8.38%) RS-232
6 13 (7.78%) Wireless
7 11 (6.59%) GSM
7 11 (6.59%) Kerberos
7 11 (6.59%) LDAP
7 11 (6.59%) SSH
8 10 (5.99%) DNS
9 9 (5.39%) DHCP
9 9 (5.39%) GPRS
10 8 (4.79%) WAN
11 7 (4.19%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (4.19%) LAN
11 7 (4.19%) MPLS
11 7 (4.19%) Network Security
12 6 (3.59%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) MySQL
1 12 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (6.59%) DB2
3 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.40%) OLAP
5 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.39%) Subversion
3 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.60%) Bundler
4 1 (0.60%) CodeWarrior
4 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 47 (28.14%) Electronics
2 10 (5.99%) Legal
3 9 (5.39%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.79%) Automotive
5 7 (4.19%) Military
6 6 (3.59%) Law
7 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.20%) Avionics
8 2 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (25.15%) Embedded Engineer
1 42 (25.15%) Software Engineer
2 33 (19.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 27 (16.17%) Firmware Engineer
4 22 (13.17%) Developer
5 20 (11.98%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 19 (11.38%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (11.38%) Windows Engineer
7 15 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.98%) Unix Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) Hardware Engineer
9 10 (5.99%) Electronics Engineer
9 10 (5.99%) Firmware Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Python Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Administrator
10 9 (5.39%) C Software Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) Network Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) HTML
2 11 (6.59%) OpenCL
3 10 (5.99%) Qt
4 9 (5.39%) MFC
5 8 (4.79%) CSS
5 8 (4.79%) jQuery
6 6 (3.59%) Web Services
7 4 (2.40%) 802.1X
7 4 (2.40%) XML
8 2 (1.20%) REST
9 1 (0.60%) D3.js
9 1 (0.60%) DirectX
9 1 (0.60%) JSON
9 1 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.60%) Memcached
9 1 (0.60%) Node.js
9 1 (0.60%) OpenGL
9 1 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) VHDL
2 23 (13.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 21 (12.57%) Computer Science
4 18 (10.78%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (5.99%) Home Automation
6 9 (5.39%) Algorithms
7 8 (4.79%) Data Centre
8 7 (4.19%) CAN bus
8 7 (4.19%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.40%) Verilog
11 3 (1.80%) Clustering
12 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.20%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.60%) CUDA
13 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.60%) Smart Energy
13 1 (0.60%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.13%) Windows
2 47 (28.14%) Linux
3 24 (14.37%) Unix
4 15 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.59%) Solaris
6 8 (4.79%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (4.79%) Windows Server
7 7 (4.19%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (35.33%) Software Engineering
2 27 (16.17%) ITIL
3 21 (12.57%) Mathematics
4 20 (11.98%) OO
5 19 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (10.18%) Kalman Filter
7 15 (8.98%) Security Patching
7 15 (8.98%) Signal Processing
7 15 (8.98%) Threat Detection
7 15 (8.98%) UML
8 14 (8.38%) Asset Management
8 14 (8.38%) Configuration Management
8 14 (8.38%) Patch Management
8 14 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (8.38%) Server Building
9 13 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (7.19%) Embedded Software Development
10 12 (7.19%) Mentoring
11 11 (6.59%) Capacity Management
11 11 (6.59%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 86 (51.50%) C
2 68 (40.72%) C++
3 46 (27.54%) Embedded C
4 24 (14.37%) Embedded C++
5 23 (13.77%) PowerShell
5 23 (13.77%) Python
6 18 (10.78%) Shell Script
7 15 (8.98%) C#
8 11 (6.59%) Java
9 8 (4.79%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.80%) Perl
10 3 (1.80%) SQL
11 2 (1.20%) Fortran
12 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (29.34%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.59%) CCNP
4 4 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.80%) MCSE
5 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.20%) GCIH
6 2 (1.20%) GIAC
6 2 (1.20%) MCP
6 2 (1.20%) PhD
6 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CCNA
7 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) HNC
7 1 (0.60%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.60%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.60%) LPIC
7 1 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) ISO26262
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.17%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.59%) iptables
3 11 (6.59%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 11 (6.59%) Samba
4 2 (1.20%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.60%) Docker
5 1 (0.60%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (8.98%) SCSM
2 12 (7.19%) Nagios
3 11 (6.59%) Cacti
3 11 (6.59%) HP Data Protector
3 11 (6.59%) NetBackup
3 11 (6.59%) Oracle ZFS
3 11 (6.59%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (3.59%) SCCM
5 3 (1.80%) SCOM
6 2 (1.20%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.60%) Kibana
7 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (20.36%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.37%) HP
3 26 (15.57%) Red Hat
4 23 (13.77%) EMC
5 15 (8.98%) 3PAR
5 15 (8.98%) Cisco
6 13 (7.78%) NetApp
6 13 (7.78%) Oracle
6 13 (7.78%) Sun
7 9 (5.39%) NEC
8 8 (4.79%) Juniper
9 7 (4.19%) F5
10 5 (2.99%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.99%) Xilinx
11 4 (2.40%) Dell
11 4 (2.40%) IBM
11 4 (2.40%) VMware
12 3 (1.80%) Altera
12 3 (1.80%) Avaya
13 2 (1.20%) Atmel
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