Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 6 months to 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 203 181
Rank change year-on-year +36 -22 +63
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 35 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.52% 0.62% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 3.61% 3.49% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 77
Median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £41,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £96,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £41,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +34.15% -11.83% +9.41%

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 499 1,003 1,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.48% 17.87% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 364 856 901
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Berkshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firmware in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Firmware in Berkshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in Berkshire over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Berkshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +49 9 £60,000 +71.43%
Thatcham - 6 - -
Bracknell +6 2 £60,000 +41.18%
Maidenhead +35 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 11 (61.11%) Wireless
2 10 (55.56%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) WSUS
4 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
4 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
4 7 (38.89%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
4 7 (38.89%) NAS
4 7 (38.89%) Azure
4 7 (38.89%) SCCM
4 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (38.89%) Private Cloud
4 7 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (38.89%) Security Patching
4 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
4 7 (38.89%) Emulex
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 7 (38.89%) Brocade
4 7 (38.89%) Security Management
4 7 (38.89%) Games
4 7 (38.89%) Clustering
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) DNS
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Azure
1 7 (38.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Wireless
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
2 7 (38.89%) NAS
2 7 (38.89%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) 3GPP
3 2 (11.11%) Bluetooth
3 2 (11.11%) GPRS
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (38.89%) Games
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) IT Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Computer Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
1 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
1 7 (38.89%) Private Cloud
1 7 (38.89%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (33.33%) User Experience
3 4 (22.22%) Social Network
4 2 (11.11%) Internet of Things
4 2 (11.11%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
2 6 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Break/Fix
2 7 (38.89%) Decision-Making
2 7 (38.89%) Security Management
2 7 (38.89%) Security Patching
2 7 (38.89%) Server Management
2 7 (38.89%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 6 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) Secure Coding
5 1 (5.56%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C++
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
1 7 (38.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Clustering
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
1 7 (38.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Arista
1 7 (38.89%) Brocade
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
1 7 (38.89%) Emulex
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) EMC