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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 535 579 645
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +66
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 381 394 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 3.35% 3.22% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 274 328 261
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
11384 12247 13834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.40% 11.52% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9433 10287 11628
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +46 356 £42,500 - 52
South East +61 108 £42,500 -10.52% 12
London +72 60 £50,000 +25.00% 7
West Midlands +12 45 £46,250 +68.18% 1
East of England -7 45 £45,500 +4.59% 16
South West +16 44 £41,250 +7.14% 4
Surrey +36 29 £60,000 +17.07%
East Midlands -7 24 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire +1 20 £37,500 -23.46% 4
Cambridgeshire -1 18 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Berkshire +48 17 £42,500 -22.72% 2
West Sussex +36 17 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Coventry +11 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cambridge +10 16 £50,000 +5.26% 16
North West -9 15 £37,500 -10.17% 7
Yorkshire -17 14 £40,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +6 13 £50,000 +14.94%
Birmingham -8 13 - -
Worthing - 13 £35,000 - 1
Devon -19 12 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Cheshire +26 11 £39,000 +1.29% 4
Bristol +21 11 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Essex +21 11 £37,500 +25.00%
Herefordshire - 11 £50,000 -
Hereford - 11 £50,000 -
Kent +16 10 £40,000 +14.28%
Nottingham -1 10 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -6 10 - - 1
Petersfield - 10 £37,500 -
Reigate +17 9 £50,000 -

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 280 (35.09%) C
2 269 (33.71%) Linux
3 225 (28.20%) C++
4 195 (24.44%) Firewall
5 181 (22.68%) Software Engineering
6 176 (22.06%) Electronics
7 170 (21.30%) Microsoft
8 166 (20.80%) Windows
9 159 (19.92%) Degree
10 139 (17.42%) Data Centre
11 136 (17.04%) Active Directory
12 135 (16.92%) VMware
13 132 (16.54%) Embedded C
14 120 (15.04%) Cisco
14 120 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 115 (14.41%) Python
16 103 (12.91%) MS Excel
16 103 (12.91%) DNS
17 102 (12.78%) Unix
17 102 (12.78%) ITIL
18 95 (11.90%) C#
19 92 (11.53%) Cisco Certification
20 91 (11.40%) SQL
21 87 (10.90%) HP
22 86 (10.78%) Ethernet
23 85 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
24 84 (10.53%) Red Hat
25 81 (10.15%) Security Cleared
26 77 (9.65%) TCP/IP
26 77 (9.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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 52 (6.52%) IIS
2 36 (4.51%) Apache
3 34 (4.26%) Skype for Business
4 20 (2.51%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.75%) nginx
6 12 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.38%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.38%) Confluence
10 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) JBoss
12 1 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 103 (12.91%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.01%) Simulink
3 11 (1.38%) MS Office
4 7 (0.88%) GNU Octave
4 7 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.75%) TargetLink
6 3 (0.38%) OrCAD
7 2 (0.25%) MS Project
7 2 (0.25%) S-PLUS
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%) NUKE
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.25%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.63%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.51%) Office 365
4 18 (2.26%) IaaS
4 18 (2.26%) PaaS
5 5 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (0.63%) SaaS
6 4 (0.50%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.38%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.25%) GitHub
8 2 (0.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 195 (24.44%) Firewall
2 103 (12.91%) DNS
3 86 (10.78%) Ethernet
4 77 (9.65%) TCP/IP
5 73 (9.15%) Wireless
6 71 (8.90%) SSL
7 69 (8.65%) VPN
8 60 (7.52%) DHCP
9 57 (7.14%) Network Security
10 56 (7.02%) SAN
11 54 (6.77%) RS-485
12 52 (6.52%) RS-232
13 51 (6.39%) Internet
14 41 (5.14%) Bluetooth
15 36 (4.51%) Wi-Fi
16 35 (4.39%) WAN
17 34 (4.26%) LAN
17 34 (4.26%) MPLS
18 33 (4.14%) Cisco IOS
19 29 (3.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.76%) MySQL
2 26 (3.26%) MongoDB
2 26 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 22 (2.76%) DB2
4 20 (2.51%) NoSQL
4 20 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.63%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.50%) KDB
8 4 (0.50%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.13%) OLAP
9 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.39%) Subversion
3 14 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.63%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.63%) JIRA
5 8 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.50%) Geb
6 4 (0.50%) Selenium
6 4 (0.50%) Spock
6 4 (0.50%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.25%) Bundler
7 2 (0.25%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.13%) C++Builder
8 1 (0.13%) CANoe
8 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 176 (22.06%) Electronics
2 63 (7.89%) Finance
3 43 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 41 (5.14%) Publishing
5 23 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.38%) Automotive
7 13 (1.63%) Aerospace
7 13 (1.63%) Retail
8 12 (1.50%) Banking
8 12 (1.50%) Military
9 10 (1.25%) Legal
10 7 (0.88%) Games
11 5 (0.63%) Back Office
12 4 (0.50%) German Language
12 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.38%) Avionics
13 3 (0.38%) French Language
13 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.25%) Law
15 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 164 (20.55%) Embedded Engineer
2 141 (17.67%) Software Engineer
3 120 (15.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 102 (12.78%) Firmware Engineer
5 88 (11.03%) Network Engineer
6 76 (9.52%) Developer
7 68 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (6.89%) Embedded C Engineer
9 53 (6.64%) Support Engineer
10 51 (6.39%) C Software Engineer
10 51 (6.39%) C++ Software Engineer
11 50 (6.27%) Electronics Engineer
11 50 (6.27%) Technical Specialist
12 48 (6.02%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 46 (5.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 42 (5.26%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
15 41 (5.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
16 38 (4.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 38 (4.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
16 38 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.76%) .NET
2 29 (3.63%) HTML
2 29 (3.63%) Qt
3 23 (2.88%) Web Services
4 21 (2.63%) 802.1X
5 20 (2.51%) OpenCL
6 16 (2.01%) XML
7 14 (1.75%) .NET Framework
7 14 (1.75%) RESTful
8 9 (1.13%) LAMP
8 9 (1.13%) Yocto
9 8 (1.00%) CSS
10 6 (0.75%) HTML5
11 5 (0.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (0.63%) jQuery
11 5 (0.63%) Middleware
11 5 (0.63%) STL
12 4 (0.50%) JSON
12 4 (0.50%) Lucene
13 3 (0.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 139 (17.42%) Data Centre
2 77 (9.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 74 (9.27%) Computer Science
4 64 (8.02%) Embedded Systems
5 58 (7.27%) Clustering
6 53 (6.64%) Driving Licence
7 47 (5.89%) CMDB
8 46 (5.76%) Mathematics
8 46 (5.76%) VHDL
9 42 (5.26%) Algorithms
10 40 (5.01%) Management Information System
11 36 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (4.14%) Device Driver
13 29 (3.63%) Internet of Things
14 27 (3.38%) Verilog
15 19 (2.38%) Mobile App
16 17 (2.13%) Physics
17 14 (1.75%) CAN bus
17 14 (1.75%) Statistics
18 13 (1.63%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 269 (33.71%) Linux
2 166 (20.80%) Windows
3 102 (12.78%) Unix
4 58 (7.27%) Windows Server
5 42 (5.26%) Android
6 41 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (4.51%) Embedded Linux
7 36 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (3.76%) Solaris
9 18 (2.26%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.88%) Windows 10
11 14 (1.75%) Windows 7
12 11 (1.38%) CentOS
13 9 (1.13%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.13%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.88%) VxWorks
15 5 (0.63%) AIX
15 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (22.68%) Software Engineering
2 102 (12.78%) ITIL
3 85 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (8.02%) Change Control
5 61 (7.64%) Line Management
6 58 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 56 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 55 (6.89%) Presales
8 55 (6.89%) Service Delivery
9 52 (6.52%) Mentoring
10 49 (6.14%) Scrum
11 44 (5.51%) UML
11 44 (5.51%) Validation
12 43 (5.39%) OO
13 41 (5.14%) Change Management
14 38 (4.76%) Prototyping
15 35 (4.39%) Configuration Management
15 35 (4.39%) Project Management
16 34 (4.26%) Coaching
16 34 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 280 (35.09%) C
2 225 (28.20%) C++
3 132 (16.54%) Embedded C
4 115 (14.41%) Python
5 95 (11.90%) C#
6 91 (11.40%) SQL
7 61 (7.64%) Embedded C++
8 53 (6.64%) PowerShell
9 47 (5.89%) Java
10 38 (4.76%) Perl
11 37 (4.64%) Bash Shell
12 29 (3.63%) MATLAB
13 27 (3.38%) Assembly Language
14 20 (2.51%) JavaScript
14 20 (2.51%) Shell Script
15 17 (2.13%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.50%) Tcl
17 11 (1.38%) VB
18 8 (1.00%) PHP
19 6 (0.75%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 159 (19.92%) Degree
2 92 (11.53%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (10.15%) Security Cleared
4 75 (9.40%) CCNP
5 61 (7.64%) CCNA
6 40 (5.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 39 (4.89%) LPIC
8 31 (3.88%) SC Cleared
9 24 (3.01%) CCSE
10 19 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
11 16 (2.01%) ISEB
12 15 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (1.50%) GCIH
13 12 (1.50%) GIAC
13 12 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (1.38%) ISTQB
15 10 (1.25%) MCSE
16 9 (1.13%) MCSA
16 9 (1.13%) PhD
17 8 (1.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.51%) SLA
2 38 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 26 (3.26%) ISO 9001
4 23 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (2.76%) PCI DSS
6 18 (2.26%) ISO 14001
7 9 (1.13%) QA
8 8 (1.00%) MISRA
8 8 (1.00%) MISRA C
9 7 (0.88%) ISO13485
10 3 (0.38%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.38%) DO-254
11 2 (0.25%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.25%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.25%) ISO26262
11 2 (0.25%) JTAG
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 136 (17.04%) Active Directory
2 120 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (6.39%) Hyper-V
4 36 (4.51%) vSphere
5 25 (3.13%) Samba
6 20 (2.51%) iptables
7 16 (2.01%) Terminal Services
8 13 (1.63%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 10 (1.25%) Squid
10 9 (1.13%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.00%) XenApp
12 5 (0.63%) Docker
13 4 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.38%) vCloud
14 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.38%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.38%) XenServer
15 2 (0.25%) KVM
15 2 (0.25%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 70 (8.77%) SCCM
2 61 (7.64%) NetBackup
3 46 (5.76%) SCOM
4 39 (4.89%) Backup Exec
5 18 (2.26%) Nagios
6 16 (2.01%) Oracle ZFS
7 15 (1.88%) Cacti
8 13 (1.63%) HP Data Protector
8 13 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
9 11 (1.38%) SCSM
10 10 (1.25%) AirWatch
11 9 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.75%) WSUS
13 4 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (0.38%) Unicenter
15 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
15 2 (0.25%) Puppet
15 2 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 170 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 135 (16.92%) VMware
3 120 (15.04%) Cisco
4 87 (10.90%) HP
5 84 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 69 (8.65%) IBM
7 66 (8.27%) Citrix
8 53 (6.64%) CheckPoint
9 46 (5.76%) Oracle
10 41 (5.14%) Sun
11 39 (4.89%) EMC
12 38 (4.76%) F5
13 31 (3.88%) Extreme Networks
14 25 (3.13%) NetApp
15 22 (2.76%) Juniper
15 22 (2.76%) Xilinx
16 20 (2.51%) Dell
16 20 (2.51%) Palo Alto
17 19 (2.38%) CommVault
18 15 (1.88%) Polycom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Top base, Benefits, Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £47k - 52k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k Plus Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Caernarfon, Gwynedd
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + private medical, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Medical cover, fitness facilities,
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago