Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 149 158
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 23 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 0.36% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 6.73% 3.53% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 44
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% +12.50%
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% 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 342 283 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.63% 10.26% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 254 247 278
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £39,042 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.96% +4.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,700 £20,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,750 £48,750
South East median annual salary £40,494 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% - +2.56%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
High Wycombe +4 6 - - 1
Milton Keynes 0 4 £56,250 +7.14% 4
Marlow - 4 - -
Buckingham - 4 £50,000 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £32,500 -
Amersham - 1 £50,000 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (82.61%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) C
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Mac OS
5 6 (26.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (26.09%) MATLAB
5 6 (26.09%) Delphi
5 6 (26.09%) Altera
5 6 (26.09%) Freescale
5 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
5 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (26.09%) API Design
5 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Xilinx
7 4 (17.39%) Simulink
7 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 4 (17.39%) Digital Signal Processing
7 4 (17.39%) Signal Processing
7 4 (17.39%) Avionics
8 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (13.04%) Python
8 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
9 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
9 2 (8.70%) C#
9 2 (8.70%) Java

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 (17.39%) Simulink
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) RS-232
2 1 (4.35%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Avionics
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Firmware Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) C++ Developer
2 7 (30.43%) C++ Software Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Algorithm Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Design Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) FPGA Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Process Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior FPGA Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Python Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) Knex.js
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
1 6 (26.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.70%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) Cyberattack
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.35%) Life Science
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) State Machine
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Mac OS
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) API Design
1 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Signal Processing
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) Signal Processing
4 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) People Management
6 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Patching
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) C
3 6 (26.09%) Delphi
3 6 (26.09%) MATLAB
4 3 (13.04%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) IEC 62304
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Altera
1 6 (26.09%) Freescale
2 4 (17.39%) Xilinx
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Huawei
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft