Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 176 171
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 9 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.29% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 3.10% 2.83% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 28
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £28,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.53% +5.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £25,000 £36,125 £43,425
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -7.37% +7.95%

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 355 318 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.27% 10.19% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 315 264 345
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
High Wycombe +24 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Milton Keynes +7 3 £25,000 -50.00%
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Confluence
4 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) eggPlant
5 2 (18.18%) API Design
5 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (9.09%) Xilinx
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
1 3 (27.27%) eggPlant
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Hardware Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Audio Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Hardware Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) State Machine
2 1 (9.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) API Design
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) EMC
1 1 (9.09%) Xilinx