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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 108 134
Rank change year-on-year -8 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 0.68% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.05% 7.14% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 7
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -14.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,400 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 146 140 242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.83% 9.54% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 129 115 182
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Milton Keynes -4 2 £32,500 -13.33% 4
High Wycombe +21 1 - -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (20.00%) VHDL
4 2 (20.00%) Verilog
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Xilinx
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Altera
4 2 (20.00%) FPGA Design
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) SQL

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 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Audio Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Audio Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (20.00%) Verilog
2 2 (20.00%) VHDL
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) FPGA Design
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Altera
1 2 (20.00%) Xilinx
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + 2000
Posted: Yesterday