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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 550 638 627
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 399 342 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 2.62% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 307 256 340
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,550 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
12338 13042 13321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.78% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10505 10784 11213
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 25 June 2016 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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +78 359 £40,000 - 61
South East +79 123 £40,500 -10.00% 16
West Midlands +17 51 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East of England +33 49 £44,250 +1.72% 6
Berkshire +41 48 £47,500 - 2
East Midlands +7 47 £37,500 - 6
London +51 43 £38,000 -24.00% 4
South West +3 25 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +9 23 £51,250 +13.88% 4
Birmingham +2 23 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Leicestershire +23 21 £50,000 - 1
Suffolk +21 18 £42,500 +97.67%
Cambridge +6 17 £52,500 +2.94% 4
North West +23 16 £37,500 -25.00% 11
Gloucestershire -4 14 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Hampshire -4 13 £52,500 +7.14% 4
Oxfordshire -7 13 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Windsor - 13 £37,500 -
Surrey +32 12 £34,000 -32.00% 2
Reading +19 12 £49,125 +3.42% 1
Merseyside +9 11 £35,000 -33.33% 2
West Sussex -2 11 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Derbyshire -12 11 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Derby -17 11 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Telford - 11 £38,500 -
Shropshire - 11 £38,500 -
Buckinghamshire +32 10 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Wales +11 10 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +12 9 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Hertfordshire +8 9 £46,250 +0.54% 1

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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.

1 350 (45.10%) C
2 260 (33.51%) C++
3 247 (31.83%) Degree
4 240 (30.93%) Electronics
5 225 (28.99%) Software Engineering
6 195 (25.13%) Linux
7 157 (20.23%) Windows
8 151 (19.46%) Embedded C
9 126 (16.24%) Embedded Systems
10 123 (15.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 121 (15.59%) Microsoft
12 117 (15.08%) Cisco
13 112 (14.43%) VMware
14 111 (14.30%) Computer Science
15 102 (13.14%) Python
15 102 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 101 (13.02%) Firewall
17 87 (11.21%) ITIL
18 86 (11.08%) Windows Server
19 85 (10.95%) Active Directory
20 84 (10.82%) Embedded C++
21 80 (10.31%) Telecoms
22 77 (9.92%) HP
23 76 (9.79%) Data Centre
24 75 (9.66%) Assembly Language
25 74 (9.54%) IBM
26 73 (9.41%) TCP/IP
27 67 (8.63%) Wireless
28 65 (8.38%) MS Excel
29 64 (8.25%) Unix

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 35 (4.51%) Skype for Business
2 23 (2.96%) Apache
3 18 (2.32%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.93%) IIS
5 10 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.90%) CMS
8 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.90%) JBoss
9 6 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.26%) nginx
10 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.58%) MS Office
3 19 (2.45%) Simulink
4 17 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.06%) TargetLink
6 13 (1.68%) Mathcad
7 9 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.77%) OrCAD
9 5 (0.64%) MS Project
10 2 (0.26%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.52%) LabWindows
2 4 (0.52%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.16%) Office 365
3 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (13.02%) Firewall
2 73 (9.41%) TCP/IP
3 67 (8.63%) Wireless
4 59 (7.60%) Ethernet
5 50 (6.44%) SAN
6 47 (6.06%) DNS
7 35 (4.51%) DHCP
8 34 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (3.99%) Internet
9 31 (3.99%) Network Security
10 30 (3.87%) VPN
11 29 (3.74%) ZigBee
12 28 (3.61%) LAN
12 28 (3.61%) RS-232
13 27 (3.48%) Bluetooth
14 24 (3.09%) FWSM
14 24 (3.09%) WAN
15 21 (2.71%) VoIP
16 20 (2.58%) RS-485
17 16 (2.06%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.51%) MySQL
2 32 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.93%) Big Data
4 14 (1.80%) DB2
5 9 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.77%) Apache Accumulo
7 6 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.26%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.13%) Redis
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (5.15%) Visual Studio
2 21 (2.71%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.32%) Subversion
4 17 (2.19%) Eclipse
5 13 (1.68%) JIRA
6 9 (1.16%) Robot Framework
7 5 (0.64%) LabVIEW
8 4 (0.52%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.52%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.26%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.26%) GitLab
9 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.13%) Geb
10 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.13%) Selenium
10 1 (0.13%) Spock
10 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 240 (30.93%) Electronics
2 80 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 53 (6.83%) Finance
4 38 (4.90%) Automotive
5 35 (4.51%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.84%) Aerospace
7 18 (2.32%) Publishing
8 15 (1.93%) Games
9 14 (1.80%) Military
10 7 (0.90%) Banking
11 6 (0.77%) Retail
12 5 (0.64%) Avionics
13 4 (0.52%) French Language
13 4 (0.52%) Legal
13 4 (0.52%) Marketing
14 2 (0.26%) Advertising
14 2 (0.26%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) German Language
15 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 166 (21.39%) Embedded Engineer
2 143 (18.43%) Software Engineer
3 117 (15.08%) Firmware Engineer
4 112 (14.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 68 (8.76%) Hardware Engineer
6 63 (8.12%) Developer
7 62 (7.99%) Embedded C Engineer
8 59 (7.60%) Electronics Engineer
9 57 (7.35%) C++ Software Engineer
9 57 (7.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 53 (6.83%) Systems Engineer
11 52 (6.70%) C Software Engineer
11 52 (6.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 51 (6.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 49 (6.31%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
14 47 (6.06%) Network Engineer
15 40 (5.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 40 (5.15%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 40 (5.15%) Support Engineer
16 39 (5.03%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.61%) .NET
2 19 (2.45%) HTML
2 19 (2.45%) LAMP
2 19 (2.45%) Web Services
3 12 (1.55%) DirectX
3 12 (1.55%) MFC
4 11 (1.42%) OpenGL
5 10 (1.29%) 802.1X
6 6 (0.77%) ELK Stack
6 6 (0.77%) Kafka
6 6 (0.77%) LINQ to SQL
7 5 (0.64%) Qt
8 4 (0.52%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.39%) CSS
9 3 (0.39%) FreeSWITCH
9 3 (0.39%) HEVC
9 3 (0.39%) XML
10 2 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 126 (16.24%) Embedded Systems
2 123 (15.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 111 (14.30%) Computer Science
4 76 (9.79%) Data Centre
5 58 (7.47%) VHDL
6 49 (6.31%) Clustering
7 45 (5.80%) Mathematics
8 42 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (4.90%) Algorithms
10 34 (4.38%) Physics
11 31 (3.99%) Verilog
12 30 (3.87%) Driving Licence
13 22 (2.84%) ASIC
14 19 (2.45%) CMDB
14 19 (2.45%) Telematics
15 17 (2.19%) CAN bus
15 17 (2.19%) Internet of Things
16 16 (2.06%) CPLD
17 14 (1.80%) Device Driver
18 12 (1.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 195 (25.13%) Linux
2 157 (20.23%) Windows
3 86 (11.08%) Windows Server
4 64 (8.25%) Unix
5 48 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (4.64%) Android
6 36 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (3.61%) SUSE
8 26 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (3.09%) VxWorks
10 22 (2.84%) CentOS
11 20 (2.58%) Solaris
12 16 (2.06%) Ubuntu
13 14 (1.80%) AIX
13 14 (1.80%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
14 10 (1.29%) Mac OS X
14 10 (1.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (28.99%) Software Engineering
2 87 (11.21%) ITIL
3 61 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (7.22%) Mentoring
5 54 (6.96%) Project Management
6 50 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 50 (6.44%) Validation
7 49 (6.31%) Schematic Capture
8 42 (5.41%) Coaching
8 42 (5.41%) Signal Processing
9 41 (5.28%) Service Delivery
10 36 (4.64%) Line Management
11 34 (4.38%) Change Management
12 33 (4.25%) High Availability
12 33 (4.25%) Virtual Environments
13 32 (4.12%) UML
14 25 (3.22%) Root Cause Analysis
15 24 (3.09%) Change Control
16 23 (2.96%) Digital Signal Processing
17 22 (2.84%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 350 (45.10%) C
2 260 (33.51%) C++
3 151 (19.46%) Embedded C
4 102 (13.14%) Python
5 84 (10.82%) Embedded C++
6 75 (9.66%) Assembly Language
7 59 (7.60%) C#
7 59 (7.60%) Perl
8 58 (7.47%) SQL
9 51 (6.57%) MATLAB
10 47 (6.06%) Bash Shell
11 44 (5.67%) PowerShell
12 38 (4.90%) Java
13 22 (2.84%) PHP
13 22 (2.84%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.42%) JavaScript
15 10 (1.29%) VB
16 9 (1.16%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.90%) AWK
17 7 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 247 (31.83%) Degree
2 49 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 46 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (4.38%) CCNA
5 30 (3.87%) SC Cleared
6 29 (3.74%) CCNP
7 25 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (2.96%) MCSE
9 21 (2.71%) ISEB
10 11 (1.42%) ISTQB
10 11 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.29%) CCSE
11 10 (1.29%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (1.03%) MCSA
12 8 (1.03%) MOS
12 8 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (0.90%) LPIC
14 6 (0.77%) CCVP
14 6 (0.77%) HND
14 6 (0.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.70%) SLA
2 26 (3.35%) QA
3 17 (2.19%) MISRA
3 17 (2.19%) MISRA C
4 12 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.55%) SAS 70
5 5 (0.64%) Def Stans
5 5 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.52%) DO-160
6 4 (0.52%) DO-254
7 3 (0.39%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.26%) ISO13485
8 2 (0.26%) JTAG
9 1 (0.13%) ARP4754
System Software
1 102 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (10.95%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.35%) vSphere
4 24 (3.09%) VMware ESX
5 19 (2.45%) Hyper-V
6 18 (2.32%) XenApp
7 14 (1.80%) NFS
8 9 (1.16%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.90%) vCloud
11 6 (0.77%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.39%) iptables
13 3 (0.39%) OpenSIPS
14 2 (0.26%) Docker
14 2 (0.26%) KVM
14 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (5.54%) SCCM
2 25 (3.22%) SCOM
3 24 (3.09%) NetBackup
4 21 (2.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (1.93%) Oracle ZFS
6 13 (1.68%) Nagios
6 13 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (1.68%) Unicenter
7 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (1.03%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.90%) AirWatch
9 7 (0.90%) HP SIM
9 7 (0.90%) Simpana
9 7 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.77%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.77%) EdgeSight
10 6 (0.77%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.77%) Kibana
10 6 (0.77%) logstash
11 4 (0.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 121 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 117 (15.08%) Cisco
3 112 (14.43%) VMware
4 77 (9.92%) HP
5 74 (9.54%) IBM
6 62 (7.99%) EMC
7 44 (5.67%) Oracle
8 41 (5.28%) Red Hat
9 39 (5.03%) Dell
10 35 (4.51%) F5
10 35 (4.51%) Sun
11 32 (4.12%) Juniper
11 32 (4.12%) NetApp
12 29 (3.74%) Citrix
12 29 (3.74%) CommVault
13 22 (2.84%) CheckPoint
13 22 (2.84%) Palo Alto
14 18 (2.32%) Extreme Networks
15 17 (2.19%) Brocade
15 17 (2.19%) Veritas
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge
TDA Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Negotiable, + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
TDA Group
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fordingbridge, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40 - £55K dep on Exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.0000000 per annum + Negotiable on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25 days holiday + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Newton Blue
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Oho Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Aberdeen
Carlton Resource Solutions
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago