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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
UK
Rank 485 598 620
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 400 354 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 3.90% 2.84% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 302 319 268
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
10246 12471 13523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.21% 12.20% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8507 10579 11369
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +102 370 £42,500 -3.40% 57
South East +42 92 £42,500 -5.55% 13
East of England +27 59 £50,000 +17.64% 13
North West +40 58 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Cambridgeshire +36 46 £55,000 +18.91% 13
Cambridge +39 45 £55,000 +10.00% 13
South West +35 44 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Yorkshire +25 35 £40,000 -1.84% 4
West Midlands +48 34 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Manchester +6 33 £40,000 -13.74% 6
Devon - 30 £45,000 - 1
London +33 29 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Surrey +57 28 £32,500 -35.00%
Oldham - 27 - - 3
Cheshire +35 23 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Hampshire +17 21 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Chester - 18 - -
East Midlands -14 17 £43,000 +7.50%
West Yorkshire +27 14 £37,000 -12.94% 1
Scotland +23 14 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Sussex +18 14 £40,000 +3.89%
Herefordshire - 14 £50,000 -
Hereford - 14 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +24 13 £48,750 -12.94%
South Yorkshire +18 13 £40,000 - 2
Nottingham +5 13 £60,000 +33.33%
Nottinghamshire +2 13 £60,000 +33.33%
Wakefield +10 12 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Plymouth - 11 £52,500 - 1
Woking +7 10 £55,000 +4.76%

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 366 (46.10%) C
2 278 (35.01%) C++
3 255 (32.12%) Linux
4 239 (30.10%) Electronics
5 227 (28.59%) Software Engineering
6 214 (26.95%) Degree
7 181 (22.80%) Windows
8 170 (21.41%) Embedded C
9 133 (16.75%) Wireless
9 133 (16.75%) Microsoft
10 128 (16.12%) Firewall
11 126 (15.87%) Ethernet
12 122 (15.37%) TCP/IP
13 115 (14.48%) C#
14 109 (13.73%) Active Directory
15 108 (13.60%) Python
16 102 (12.85%) Data Centre
17 96 (12.09%) DNS
18 89 (11.21%) SQL
19 86 (10.83%) Cisco
19 86 (10.83%) VMware
19 86 (10.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 85 (10.71%) Unix
21 83 (10.45%) Embedded C++
22 82 (10.33%) Bluetooth
23 81 (10.20%) MS Excel
24 80 (10.08%) Red Hat
24 80 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
25 78 (9.82%) ITIL
26 74 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement

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 43 (5.42%) IIS
2 33 (4.16%) Apache
3 32 (4.03%) Skype for Business
4 19 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.76%) nginx
7 10 (1.26%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.76%) CMS
9 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 81 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.39%) Simulink
3 8 (1.01%) GNU Octave
3 8 (1.01%) MS Office
4 6 (0.76%) OrCAD
5 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.13%) Houdini
8 1 (0.13%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.13%) Maya
8 1 (0.13%) MS Project
8 1 (0.13%) NUKE
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.26%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.77%) Office 365
3 17 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.39%) IaaS
4 11 (1.39%) PaaS
5 7 (0.88%) SaaS
6 5 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.63%) GitHub
7 3 (0.38%) Heroku
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 133 (16.75%) Wireless
2 128 (16.12%) Firewall
3 126 (15.87%) Ethernet
4 122 (15.37%) TCP/IP
5 96 (12.09%) DNS
6 82 (10.33%) Bluetooth
7 70 (8.82%) SSL
8 66 (8.31%) RS-485
9 65 (8.19%) Internet
10 60 (7.56%) RS-232
11 57 (7.18%) DHCP
11 57 (7.18%) Wi-Fi
12 49 (6.17%) ZigBee
13 44 (5.54%) Network Security
13 44 (5.54%) SAN
13 44 (5.54%) VPN
14 38 (4.79%) MPLS
15 31 (3.90%) GPRS
15 31 (3.90%) LAN
16 30 (3.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.42%) MySQL
2 31 (3.90%) MongoDB
3 26 (3.27%) NoSQL
4 25 (3.15%) DB2
5 22 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (2.39%) SQL Server
7 11 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.50%) OLAP
11 2 (0.25%) KDB
11 2 (0.25%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 28 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 27 (3.40%) Visual Studio
3 21 (2.64%) Subversion
4 18 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.01%) JIRA
6 5 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.50%) LabVIEW
8 3 (0.38%) Bundler
8 3 (0.38%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.13%) C++Builder
9 1 (0.13%) CANoe
9 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.13%) Qt Creator
General
1 239 (30.10%) Electronics
2 45 (5.67%) Manufacturing
3 37 (4.66%) Publishing
4 36 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 34 (4.28%) Finance
6 18 (2.27%) Automotive
7 17 (2.14%) Legal
8 15 (1.89%) Banking
9 12 (1.51%) Military
10 11 (1.39%) Aerospace
11 9 (1.13%) Games
12 8 (1.01%) Marketing
13 7 (0.88%) Law
13 7 (0.88%) Retail
14 5 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.50%) Back Office
16 1 (0.13%) Advertising
16 1 (0.13%) French Language
16 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (24.31%) Embedded Engineer
2 158 (19.90%) Firmware Engineer
3 155 (19.52%) Software Engineer
4 128 (16.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 85 (10.71%) Developer
6 71 (8.94%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 59 (7.43%) Network Engineer
8 49 (6.17%) Electronics Engineer
9 46 (5.79%) Technical Specialist
10 45 (5.67%) Hardware Engineer
10 45 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 45 (5.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 41 (5.16%) Embedded C Engineer
12 35 (4.41%) C Software Engineer
13 33 (4.16%) Administrator
13 33 (4.16%) Development Engineer
14 32 (4.03%) C++ Software Engineer
14 32 (4.03%) Embedded C Software Engineer
15 31 (3.90%) Senior Developer
16 30 (3.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.93%) HTML
2 54 (6.80%) .NET
3 30 (3.78%) Web Services
4 23 (2.90%) Qt
5 22 (2.77%) 802.1X
5 22 (2.77%) OpenCL
6 20 (2.52%) CSS
7 16 (2.02%) jQuery
8 13 (1.64%) HTML5
8 13 (1.64%) XML
9 9 (1.13%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.13%) RESTful
10 8 (1.01%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (0.88%) iOS SDK
11 7 (0.88%) POSIX
12 6 (0.76%) Middleware
12 6 (0.76%) REST
13 5 (0.63%) JSON
14 4 (0.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 102 (12.85%) Data Centre
2 86 (10.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 71 (8.94%) Embedded Systems
4 70 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 57 (7.18%) VHDL
6 47 (5.92%) Algorithms
6 47 (5.92%) Internet of Things
7 38 (4.79%) CMDB
8 36 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (4.16%) Device Driver
9 33 (4.16%) Driving Licence
10 31 (3.90%) Verilog
11 25 (3.15%) Management Information System
11 25 (3.15%) Mobile App
12 21 (2.64%) Clustering
13 19 (2.39%) Home Automation
14 17 (2.14%) CAN bus
15 10 (1.26%) ASIC
16 8 (1.01%) Fintech
17 6 (0.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 255 (32.12%) Linux
2 181 (22.80%) Windows
3 85 (10.71%) Unix
4 50 (6.30%) Windows Server
5 32 (4.03%) Android
6 29 (3.65%) Embedded Linux
7 26 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (2.77%) Solaris
10 18 (2.27%) Windows 7
11 17 (2.14%) Apple iOS
12 16 (2.02%) Windows 10
13 9 (1.13%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.63%) CentOS
15 4 (0.50%) AIX
15 4 (0.50%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.50%) ThreadX
15 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (28.59%) Software Engineering
2 80 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (9.82%) ITIL
4 74 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 70 (8.82%) Validation
6 63 (7.93%) Mentoring
7 59 (7.43%) Mathematics
8 54 (6.80%) Presales
9 53 (6.68%) Line Management
10 52 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 45 (5.67%) Service Delivery
12 44 (5.54%) Prototyping
13 40 (5.04%) Kalman Filter
14 38 (4.79%) Scrum
15 37 (4.66%) TDD
16 35 (4.41%) Embedded Software Development
16 35 (4.41%) Physics
17 34 (4.28%) Configuration Management
17 34 (4.28%) SDLC
18 32 (4.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 366 (46.10%) C
2 278 (35.01%) C++
3 170 (21.41%) Embedded C
4 115 (14.48%) C#
5 108 (13.60%) Python
6 89 (11.21%) SQL
7 83 (10.45%) Embedded C++
8 42 (5.29%) Java
8 42 (5.29%) PHP
9 37 (4.66%) JavaScript
10 34 (4.28%) Perl
11 31 (3.90%) PowerShell
12 26 (3.27%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.52%) VB
14 17 (2.14%) Assembly Language
15 16 (2.02%) ANSI C
15 16 (2.02%) Objective-C
16 15 (1.89%) MATLAB
17 12 (1.51%) Tcl
18 11 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 214 (26.95%) Degree
2 59 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (6.68%) Security Cleared
4 49 (6.17%) CCNP
5 39 (4.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 38 (4.79%) LPIC
7 34 (4.28%) CCNA
8 14 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.64%) GCIH
9 13 (1.64%) GIAC
10 12 (1.51%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.39%) HNC
11 11 (1.39%) HND
12 10 (1.26%) MCSE
13 9 (1.13%) MCP
13 9 (1.13%) PhD
14 8 (1.01%) MCSA
15 7 (0.88%) CCSE
16 6 (0.76%) Chartered Engineer
16 6 (0.76%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 30 (3.78%) ISO 9001
3 27 (3.40%) ISO 14001
4 22 (2.77%) SLA
5 17 (2.14%) PCI DSS
6 16 (2.02%) JTAG
7 13 (1.64%) QA
8 12 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.63%) ISO13485
10 4 (0.50%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.25%) ISO26262
11 2 (0.25%) MISRA
12 1 (0.13%) MISRA C
System Software
1 109 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 71 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (7.56%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.03%) Samba
5 21 (2.64%) iptables
6 19 (2.39%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 12 (1.51%) vSphere
8 10 (1.26%) Terminal Services
9 9 (1.13%) Squid
10 7 (0.88%) XenApp
11 5 (0.63%) NFS
12 4 (0.50%) Docker
12 4 (0.50%) vCloud
12 4 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.38%) KVM
13 3 (0.38%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.38%) Xen
14 2 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 59 (7.43%) SCCM
2 56 (7.05%) NetBackup
3 41 (5.16%) SCOM
4 37 (4.66%) Backup Exec
5 23 (2.90%) Nagios
6 20 (2.52%) Cacti
7 19 (2.39%) HP Data Protector
7 19 (2.39%) Oracle ZFS
7 19 (2.39%) Red Hat Satellite
8 17 (2.14%) SCSM
9 6 (0.76%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.76%) WSUS
10 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.50%) Puppet
11 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.38%) Kibana
12 2 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.13%) Ansible
13 1 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
13 1 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 133 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 86 (10.83%) Cisco
2 86 (10.83%) VMware
3 80 (10.08%) Red Hat
4 63 (7.93%) HP
5 58 (7.30%) Citrix
6 53 (6.68%) EMC
7 50 (6.30%) IBM
8 29 (3.65%) Oracle
9 28 (3.53%) CheckPoint
9 28 (3.53%) Xilinx
10 27 (3.40%) F5
11 26 (3.27%) Sun
12 25 (3.15%) NetApp
13 23 (2.90%) 3PAR
14 21 (2.64%) Juniper
15 19 (2.39%) Dell
15 19 (2.39%) Palo Alto
16 16 (2.02%) Atmel
17 13 (1.64%) Intel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nortech Management Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Flint, Clwyd
JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £57,000 to £70,000 per annum Negot (plus v strong benefits)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Flint, Clwyd
JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Shares, Bonus, + More!
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16500 - £19000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum c£35k + Bonus - Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
Condeco Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £59,999 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Alliance Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 60,000 to £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago