The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
UK
Rank 507 615 613
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 372 341 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 3.59% 2.84% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 267 306 255
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10362 12010 13101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.99% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8587 10184 11074
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firmware
Salary Trend

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the UK

Firmware
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Firmware Salary Histogram in the UK

Firmware
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 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
England +80 342 £42,500 +2.40% 63
South East +70 105 £40,000 -11.11% 11
West Midlands +28 41 £43,750 +50.86% 6
London +49 39 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North West +7 39 £37,200 -7.00% 7
Surrey +61 35 £55,000 +4.76%
South West +23 35 £45,000 +9.75% 4
East of England +2 34 £55,000 +29.41% 16
Yorkshire +12 33 £40,000 -3.61% 5
Hampshire +17 23 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Cheshire +31 22 £37,500 -1.31% 1
West Sussex +23 20 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Chester - 18 - -
Cambridgeshire +23 17 £55,000 -34.91% 15
Cambridge +16 17 £55,000 -34.91% 15
Manchester -16 17 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Devon +7 16 £51,250 +31.41% 1
Worthing - 16 £37,500 -
Scotland +29 15 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Herefordshire - 15 £50,000 -
Hereford - 15 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +28 14 £37,000 -15.90% 2
East Midlands -13 14 £51,500 +28.75% 6
Oldham - 13 - - 2
Kent +19 12 £28,750 -15.44% 2
Sheffield +15 12 £40,000 +1.26% 1
South Yorkshire +2 12 £40,000 - 2
Coventry +23 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Birmingham +5 11 £41,250 +65.00% 2
Hertfordshire +13 10 £41,500 -25.89% 1

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 with a requirement for Firmware.

1 309 (39.26%) C
2 262 (33.29%) Linux
3 240 (30.50%) C++
4 195 (24.78%) Electronics
5 193 (24.52%) Software Engineering
6 182 (23.13%) Windows
7 170 (21.60%) Firewall
8 164 (20.84%) Degree
9 155 (19.70%) Microsoft
10 142 (18.04%) Embedded C
11 124 (15.76%) Active Directory
12 120 (15.25%) Data Centre
13 110 (13.98%) Ethernet
14 109 (13.85%) Cisco
15 108 (13.72%) Wireless
16 107 (13.60%) Python
17 105 (13.34%) VMware
18 103 (13.09%) C#
18 103 (13.09%) TCP/IP
19 101 (12.83%) DNS
20 99 (12.58%) MS Excel
21 94 (11.94%) SQL
22 92 (11.69%) ITIL
22 92 (11.69%) Unix
23 89 (11.31%) VMware Infrastructure
24 81 (10.29%) Red Hat
25 78 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
26 77 (9.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
27 75 (9.53%) SSL
28 74 (9.40%) HP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills 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 49 (6.23%) IIS
2 37 (4.70%) Skype for Business
3 33 (4.19%) Apache
4 19 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.91%) nginx
7 10 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.64%) CMS
8 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 99 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.65%) Simulink
3 9 (1.14%) GNU Octave
4 8 (1.02%) MS Office
5 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.38%) OrCAD
7 2 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) Houdini
8 1 (0.13%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.13%) Maya
8 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.13%) MS Project
8 1 (0.13%) NUKE
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.89%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.64%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.80%) Office 365
4 16 (2.03%) IaaS
4 16 (2.03%) PaaS
5 5 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (0.64%) SaaS
6 4 (0.51%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.38%) GitHub
7 3 (0.38%) Heroku
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 170 (21.60%) Firewall
2 110 (13.98%) Ethernet
3 108 (13.72%) Wireless
4 103 (13.09%) TCP/IP
5 101 (12.83%) DNS
6 75 (9.53%) SSL
7 69 (8.77%) Bluetooth
8 67 (8.51%) Internet
9 65 (8.26%) VPN
10 64 (8.13%) RS-485
11 61 (7.75%) RS-232
12 57 (7.24%) DHCP
13 54 (6.86%) SAN
14 53 (6.73%) Network Security
15 49 (6.23%) Wi-Fi
16 41 (5.21%) MPLS
17 38 (4.83%) ZigBee
18 35 (4.45%) LAN
18 35 (4.45%) WAN
19 30 (3.81%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.83%) MySQL
2 31 (3.94%) MongoDB
3 24 (3.05%) NoSQL
3 24 (3.05%) SQL Server
4 23 (2.92%) DB2
5 20 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.64%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.51%) KDB
10 4 (0.51%) Kdb+
11 2 (0.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (5.72%) Git (software)
2 33 (4.19%) Subversion
3 18 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.16%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.51%) JIRA
7 3 (0.38%) Bundler
8 2 (0.25%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.25%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.13%) C++Builder
9 1 (0.13%) CANoe
General
1 195 (24.78%) Electronics
2 49 (6.23%) Finance
3 41 (5.21%) Publishing
4 39 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 37 (4.70%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.03%) Automotive
7 15 (1.91%) Legal
8 14 (1.78%) Banking
9 12 (1.52%) Aerospace
10 11 (1.40%) Military
11 10 (1.27%) Retail
12 7 (0.89%) Law
13 6 (0.76%) Games
14 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.64%) Marketing
15 4 (0.51%) Back Office
16 3 (0.38%) French Language
16 3 (0.38%) German Language
16 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 172 (21.86%) Embedded Engineer
2 147 (18.68%) Software Engineer
3 125 (15.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 117 (14.87%) Firmware Engineer
5 83 (10.55%) Developer
6 75 (9.53%) Network Engineer
7 57 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 51 (6.48%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 50 (6.35%) Technical Specialist
10 46 (5.84%) Embedded C Engineer
11 45 (5.72%) Electronics Engineer
11 45 (5.72%) Hardware Engineer
12 41 (5.21%) C Software Engineer
13 40 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
14 38 (4.83%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 37 (4.70%) Support Engineer
16 35 (4.45%) Administrator
17 34 (4.32%) Embedded C++ Engineer
18 33 (4.19%) Windows Engineer
19 32 (4.07%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.46%) HTML
2 38 (4.83%) .NET
3 28 (3.56%) Qt
4 27 (3.43%) Web Services
5 24 (3.05%) 802.1X
6 23 (2.92%) OpenCL
7 16 (2.03%) CSS
8 14 (1.78%) XML
9 12 (1.52%) .NET Framework
9 12 (1.52%) jQuery
9 12 (1.52%) RESTful
10 11 (1.40%) HTML5
11 8 (1.02%) Yocto
12 6 (0.76%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.76%) Middleware
13 5 (0.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 5 (0.64%) REST
13 5 (0.64%) STL
14 4 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (0.51%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 120 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 77 (9.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 65 (8.26%) Computer Science
4 63 (8.01%) Embedded Systems
5 56 (7.12%) Mathematics
6 47 (5.97%) Algorithms
7 46 (5.84%) CMDB
7 46 (5.84%) Internet of Things
8 45 (5.72%) VHDL
9 43 (5.46%) Driving Licence
10 39 (4.96%) Clustering
11 36 (4.57%) Device Driver
12 33 (4.19%) Management Information System
13 27 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (3.43%) Verilog
14 26 (3.30%) Physics
15 23 (2.92%) Mobile App
16 19 (2.41%) Statistics
17 17 (2.16%) CAN bus
18 13 (1.65%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 262 (33.29%) Linux
2 182 (23.13%) Windows
3 92 (11.69%) Unix
4 55 (6.99%) Windows Server
5 38 (4.83%) Android
6 36 (4.57%) Embedded Linux
7 34 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (2.80%) Solaris
11 19 (2.41%) Apple iOS
12 18 (2.29%) Windows 10
12 18 (2.29%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.14%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.76%) CentOS
15 4 (0.51%) AIX
15 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (24.52%) Software Engineering
2 92 (11.69%) ITIL
3 74 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (7.75%) Validation
5 60 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 60 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 60 (7.62%) Line Management
6 57 (7.24%) Presales
7 53 (6.73%) Mentoring
8 50 (6.35%) Change Control
8 50 (6.35%) Service Delivery
9 44 (5.59%) Prototyping
10 43 (5.46%) Kalman Filter
11 42 (5.34%) OO
12 40 (5.08%) Scrum
13 39 (4.96%) Configuration Management
13 39 (4.96%) UML
14 37 (4.70%) Project Management
15 36 (4.57%) Open Source
16 35 (4.45%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 309 (39.26%) C
2 240 (30.50%) C++
3 142 (18.04%) Embedded C
4 107 (13.60%) Python
5 103 (13.09%) C#
6 94 (11.94%) SQL
7 65 (8.26%) Embedded C++
8 45 (5.72%) Java
9 39 (4.96%) PowerShell
10 31 (3.94%) JavaScript
11 28 (3.56%) Perl
12 23 (2.92%) PHP
12 23 (2.92%) Shell Script
13 21 (2.67%) MATLAB
14 18 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.29%) Objective-C
15 14 (1.78%) Assembly Language
15 14 (1.78%) Tcl
16 12 (1.52%) ANSI C
17 11 (1.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 164 (20.84%) Degree
2 78 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 66 (8.39%) CCNP
5 50 (6.35%) CCNA
6 43 (5.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 42 (5.34%) LPIC
8 19 (2.41%) SC Cleared
9 16 (2.03%) CCSE
10 15 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (1.65%) Check Point Certification
11 13 (1.65%) GCIH
11 13 (1.65%) GIAC
12 12 (1.52%) PhD
13 11 (1.40%) MCSE
14 10 (1.27%) MCP
15 9 (1.14%) MCSA
16 6 (0.76%) CCDP
16 6 (0.76%) HNC
16 6 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 29 (3.68%) ISO 9001
2 29 (3.68%) SLA
3 22 (2.80%) ISO 14001
4 21 (2.67%) PCI DSS
5 18 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.02%) QA
7 7 (0.89%) JTAG
8 6 (0.76%) ISO13485
9 4 (0.51%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.38%) MISRA
11 2 (0.25%) ISO26262
11 2 (0.25%) MISRA C
12 1 (0.13%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.13%) DO-254
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 124 (15.76%) Active Directory
2 89 (11.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (7.62%) Hyper-V
4 31 (3.94%) Samba
5 20 (2.54%) iptables
6 17 (2.16%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 15 (1.91%) vSphere
8 14 (1.78%) Terminal Services
9 10 (1.27%) Squid
10 6 (0.76%) Docker
10 6 (0.76%) XenApp
11 5 (0.64%) NFS
11 5 (0.64%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.51%) vCloud
12 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.51%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.38%) KVM
13 3 (0.38%) Xen
14 2 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 69 (8.77%) SCCM
2 60 (7.62%) NetBackup
3 49 (6.23%) SCOM
4 41 (5.21%) Backup Exec
5 20 (2.54%) Nagios
6 17 (2.16%) Cacti
6 17 (2.16%) HP Data Protector
6 17 (2.16%) Oracle ZFS
6 17 (2.16%) Red Hat Satellite
7 14 (1.78%) SCSM
8 9 (1.14%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.76%) WSUS
10 4 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.51%) Puppet
11 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.38%) Kibana
12 2 (0.25%) EMC VPLEX
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 155 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 109 (13.85%) Cisco
3 105 (13.34%) VMware
4 81 (10.29%) Red Hat
5 74 (9.40%) HP
6 65 (8.26%) Citrix
7 60 (7.62%) IBM
8 48 (6.10%) EMC
9 40 (5.08%) CheckPoint
10 36 (4.57%) Oracle
11 35 (4.45%) F5
12 31 (3.94%) Sun
13 27 (3.43%) NetApp
14 24 (3.05%) Juniper
15 23 (2.92%) Palo Alto
16 22 (2.80%) Extreme Networks
16 22 (2.80%) Xilinx
17 19 (2.41%) 3PAR
17 19 (2.41%) Dell
18 17 (2.16%) CommVault
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Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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Newark, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £47500 per annum + Package
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Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k Plus Fantastic Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Top base, Benefits, Prospects
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
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JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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