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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 570 627 599
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -28
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 384 356 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 3.16% 2.77% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 273 273 360
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,700 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
12164 12840 12942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.39% 11.88% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10319 10610 10950
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +54 340 £40,000 - 63
South East +45 103 £39,000 -13.33% 19
London +52 54 £37,500 -25.00% 7
East Midlands +13 50 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East of England +23 44 £44,250 +0.56% 10
West Midlands +12 37 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Berkshire +40 32 £37,875 -20.26% 5
South West -2 31 £50,000 +29.87% 6
Gloucestershire +3 22 £55,000 +42.85% 2
Birmingham +13 20 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 19 £52,500 +16.66% 8
North West +26 18 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Surrey +19 17 £24,500 -51.00% 3
Leicestershire +23 16 £50,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +9 15 £35,000 -17.64%
Cambridge +6 15 £55,000 +7.84% 6
Suffolk +19 14 £42,500 +97.67%
Gloucester +12 14 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +33 13 £37,500 -14.77%
East Sussex +26 13 £47,500 +5.55%
Brighton +23 13 £47,500 +5.55%
Merseyside +19 12 £33,750 -35.71% 3
Reading +18 12 £38,250 -19.47% 3
West Sussex -4 12 £39,000 -5.45%
Wales +6 11 £45,000 - 3
Derbyshire -23 11 £35,000 -12.50%
Liverpool +12 10 £27,750 -47.14% 2
Hertfordshire +8 10 £30,000 -34.78% 1
Hampshire -4 10 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Northamptonshire +23 9 £37,500 +25.00% 2

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 349 (47.55%) C
2 259 (35.29%) C++
3 255 (34.74%) Degree
4 247 (33.65%) Electronics
5 228 (31.06%) Software Engineering
6 181 (24.66%) Linux
7 156 (21.25%) Windows
8 143 (19.48%) Embedded C
9 135 (18.39%) Embedded Systems
10 121 (16.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 114 (15.53%) Computer Science
12 108 (14.71%) Cisco
13 103 (14.03%) Microsoft
14 91 (12.40%) Python
15 90 (12.26%) VMware
16 89 (12.13%) Windows Server
17 88 (11.99%) Firewall
18 82 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 80 (10.90%) Embedded C++
20 78 (10.63%) TCP/IP
21 77 (10.49%) ITIL
22 74 (10.08%) Telecoms
23 71 (9.67%) EMC
24 70 (9.54%) HP
25 69 (9.40%) Assembly Language
25 69 (9.40%) IBM
26 67 (9.13%) Active Directory
27 66 (8.99%) Wireless
28 61 (8.31%) Perl
29 60 (8.17%) 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 36 (4.90%) Skype for Business
2 19 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.32%) Apache
4 12 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.36%) IIS
7 9 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.23%) JBoss
7 9 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.82%) CMS
8 6 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.27%) nginx
11 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.14%) SAS
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.32%) MS Visio
2 17 (2.32%) Simulink
3 16 (2.18%) MS Office
4 14 (1.91%) TargetLink
5 13 (1.77%) Mathcad
6 9 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.82%) MS Project
8 5 (0.68%) OrCAD
9 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.54%) LabWindows
3 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.09%) Office 365
3 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.54%) IaaS
5 3 (0.41%) PaaS
6 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (11.99%) Firewall
2 78 (10.63%) TCP/IP
3 66 (8.99%) Wireless
4 58 (7.90%) Ethernet
5 49 (6.68%) SAN
6 42 (5.72%) DNS
7 33 (4.50%) DHCP
8 32 (4.36%) Internet
9 31 (4.22%) Bluetooth
9 31 (4.22%) RS-232
9 31 (4.22%) ZigBee
10 30 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (3.68%) VPN
12 24 (3.27%) LAN
12 24 (3.27%) Network Security
13 23 (3.13%) RS-485
14 20 (2.72%) WAN
15 18 (2.45%) FWSM
16 17 (2.32%) VoIP
17 16 (2.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.77%) MySQL
2 28 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.18%) Big Data
4 12 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.36%) DB2
6 6 (0.82%) Apache Accumulo
6 6 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.68%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.41%) Redis
9 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (5.31%) Visual Studio
2 21 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.59%) Eclipse
3 19 (2.59%) Subversion
4 8 (1.09%) Robot Framework
5 6 (0.82%) LabVIEW
6 4 (0.54%) JIRA
7 3 (0.41%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.27%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.27%) GitLab
8 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 247 (33.65%) Electronics
2 74 (10.08%) Telecoms
3 52 (7.08%) Finance
4 37 (5.04%) Manufacturing
5 35 (4.77%) Automotive
6 22 (3.00%) Aerospace
7 14 (1.91%) Military
8 12 (1.63%) Publishing
9 11 (1.50%) Banking
10 10 (1.36%) Games
11 7 (0.95%) Avionics
12 5 (0.68%) French Language
12 5 (0.68%) Marketing
13 3 (0.41%) Legal
14 2 (0.27%) Advertising
14 2 (0.27%) Back Office
14 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.27%) Retail
15 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 166 (22.62%) Embedded Engineer
2 151 (20.57%) Software Engineer
3 126 (17.17%) Firmware Engineer
4 114 (15.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 71 (9.67%) Embedded C Engineer
5 71 (9.67%) Hardware Engineer
6 65 (8.86%) Developer
7 61 (8.31%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 59 (8.04%) C++ Software Engineer
9 57 (7.77%) C Software Engineer
10 56 (7.63%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 56 (7.63%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
11 55 (7.49%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 53 (7.22%) Electronics Engineer
13 43 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
14 41 (5.59%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 41 (5.59%) Network Engineer
15 39 (5.31%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 38 (5.18%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
16 38 (5.18%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.63%) .NET
2 27 (3.68%) Web Services
3 22 (3.00%) HTML
4 15 (2.04%) MFC
5 13 (1.77%) DirectX
5 13 (1.77%) LAMP
6 12 (1.63%) OpenGL
7 8 (1.09%) Qt
8 7 (0.95%) 802.1X
9 6 (0.82%) ELK Stack
9 6 (0.82%) Kafka
9 6 (0.82%) LINQ to SQL
10 5 (0.68%) Flash
11 4 (0.54%) SAP Basis
12 3 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.41%) Java EE
12 3 (0.41%) JMS
12 3 (0.41%) JMX
12 3 (0.41%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 135 (18.39%) Embedded Systems
2 121 (16.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 114 (15.53%) Computer Science
4 55 (7.49%) VHDL
5 54 (7.36%) Data Centre
6 46 (6.27%) Clustering
6 46 (6.27%) Mathematics
7 41 (5.59%) Algorithms
8 35 (4.77%) Physics
9 27 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (3.68%) Driving Licence
10 26 (3.54%) Verilog
11 24 (3.27%) ASIC
12 20 (2.72%) Device Driver
13 19 (2.59%) Mobile App
14 18 (2.45%) Internet of Things
15 16 (2.18%) CPLD
16 15 (2.04%) CAN bus
16 15 (2.04%) Telematics
17 12 (1.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 181 (24.66%) Linux
2 156 (21.25%) Windows
3 89 (12.13%) Windows Server
4 60 (8.17%) Unix
5 44 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (5.59%) Android
7 33 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (4.22%) SUSE
9 30 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (3.00%) VxWorks
11 21 (2.86%) Apple iOS
12 18 (2.45%) CentOS
13 15 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 12 (1.63%) Solaris
15 11 (1.50%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (1.50%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.36%) AIX
16 10 (1.36%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (31.06%) Software Engineering
2 77 (10.49%) ITIL
3 51 (6.95%) Project Management
4 50 (6.81%) Mentoring
5 48 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (6.54%) Validation
6 46 (6.27%) Schematic Capture
6 46 (6.27%) Signal Processing
7 40 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 36 (4.90%) High Availability
9 34 (4.63%) Coaching
10 31 (4.22%) Change Management
10 31 (4.22%) UML
11 30 (4.09%) Service Delivery
12 29 (3.95%) Line Management
13 27 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
14 25 (3.41%) Change Control
15 24 (3.27%) OO
16 23 (3.13%) Configuration Management
16 23 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 349 (47.55%) C
2 259 (35.29%) C++
3 143 (19.48%) Embedded C
4 91 (12.40%) Python
5 80 (10.90%) Embedded C++
6 69 (9.40%) Assembly Language
7 61 (8.31%) Perl
8 59 (8.04%) C#
9 57 (7.77%) SQL
10 47 (6.40%) MATLAB
11 45 (6.13%) Java
12 39 (5.31%) Bash Shell
13 29 (3.95%) PHP
14 28 (3.81%) PowerShell
15 21 (2.86%) Shell Script
16 15 (2.04%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.36%) AWK
17 10 (1.36%) sed
17 10 (1.36%) VB
18 9 (1.23%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 255 (34.74%) Degree
2 39 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (5.18%) Security Cleared
4 32 (4.36%) CCNA
5 24 (3.27%) CCNP
6 23 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 22 (3.00%) MCSE
8 10 (1.36%) ISEB
9 9 (1.23%) CCSE
9 9 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (1.09%) MCSA
10 8 (1.09%) MOS
10 8 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (0.82%) CCA
11 6 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (0.82%) HND
11 6 (0.82%) PhD
12 5 (0.68%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.40%) SLA
2 23 (3.13%) QA
3 18 (2.45%) MISRA
4 14 (1.91%) MISRA C
5 12 (1.63%) SAS 70
6 6 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.68%) Def Stans
7 5 (0.68%) DO-254
8 4 (0.54%) DO-160
8 4 (0.54%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.27%) JTAG
11 1 (0.14%) ARP4754
11 1 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 82 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (9.13%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.72%) Hyper-V
3 20 (2.72%) VMware ESX
4 16 (2.18%) NFS
4 16 (2.18%) XenApp
5 10 (1.36%) vSphere
6 9 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (1.09%) vCloud
7 8 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.82%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.54%) KVM
9 4 (0.54%) Xen
10 3 (0.41%) OpenSIPS
11 2 (0.27%) Docker
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 39 (5.31%) SCCM
2 22 (3.00%) SCOM
3 18 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 15 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 11 (1.50%) Data Guard
5 11 (1.50%) Oracle ZFS
6 10 (1.36%) HP SIM
6 10 (1.36%) Nagios
7 9 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.23%) Unicenter
8 7 (0.95%) Simpana
9 6 (0.82%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.82%) EdgeSight
9 6 (0.82%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.82%) Kibana
9 6 (0.82%) logstash
10 4 (0.54%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.54%) vRealize
11 3 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 108 (14.71%) Cisco
2 103 (14.03%) Microsoft
3 90 (12.26%) VMware
4 71 (9.67%) EMC
5 70 (9.54%) HP
6 69 (9.40%) IBM
7 41 (5.59%) Oracle
8 40 (5.45%) Dell
9 33 (4.50%) Red Hat
10 30 (4.09%) CommVault
10 30 (4.09%) F5
10 30 (4.09%) NetApp
11 29 (3.95%) Juniper
12 28 (3.81%) Sun
13 26 (3.54%) Citrix
14 22 (3.00%) CheckPoint
15 18 (2.45%) Palo Alto
15 18 (2.45%) Xilinx
16 16 (2.18%) Extreme Networks
17 15 (2.04%) Atmel
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-47,000+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Truro, Cornwall
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Alfen
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
JGR Recruitment Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 34,000-45,000+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Very competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + share options + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, + Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Overtime + Oncall + Holidays + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago