Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 157 156
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 +36
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 28 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.98% 0.34% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 6.91% 3.14% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 22
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% -11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,875
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 405 318 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.14% 10.85% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 291 272 252
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% - -5.33%
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,250 £20,075
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,625 £52,425
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Buckinghamshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Firmware in Buckinghamshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Buckinghamshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +6 7 £48,750 +95.00% 5
High Wycombe +2 6 £26,000 -42.22% 3
Marlow - 6 - -
Buckingham - 4 £50,000 -
Olney - 1 £25,000 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 19 (67.86%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) C
2 10 (35.71%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (28.57%) Altera
5 7 (25.00%) Degree
5 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (21.43%) Xilinx
6 6 (21.43%) Python
6 6 (21.43%) Delphi
6 6 (21.43%) MATLAB
6 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 6 (21.43%) Mac OS
6 6 (21.43%) Freescale
6 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
7 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
8 4 (14.29%) Simulink
8 4 (14.29%) Electronics
8 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.29%) Avionics
8 4 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
8 4 (14.29%) Signal Processing
8 4 (14.29%) DevOps
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) API Design
9 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
9 3 (10.71%) QA
9 3 (10.71%) Git (software)

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Simulink
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) RS-232
3 1 (3.57%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) LabVIEW
1 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (14.29%) Avionics
1 4 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Algorithm Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Process Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior FPGA Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Python Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) Knex.js
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (7.14%) CMDB
5 2 (7.14%) Robotics
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Life Science
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.57%) State Machine
6 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Mac OS
4 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.57%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
3 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) API Design
4 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.57%) People Management
6 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) C++
2 10 (35.71%) C
3 6 (21.43%) Delphi
3 6 (21.43%) MATLAB
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.71%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Altera
2 6 (21.43%) Freescale
2 6 (21.43%) Xilinx
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Huawei
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) VMware