Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 168 160
Rank change year-on-year +28 -8 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 16 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.62% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 4.47% 2.09% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 14
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £25,450 £25,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 358 335 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.95% 11.72% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 274 296 273
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £24,825 £22,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £54,750
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +20 5 £47,500 +90.00% 1
High Wycombe -12 5 £31,750 -29.44% 2
Marlow - 2 - -
Olney - 1 £25,000 -
Buckingham - 1 - - 1
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) Mercurial
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Electronics
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Altera
6 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
6 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio

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 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Mercurial
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) LabVIEW
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) CMDB
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (12.50%) Robotics
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (6.25%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C++
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) C
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Altera
2 2 (12.50%) Dell
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Huawei
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Xilinx