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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 100 112 129
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 7 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.51% 0.76% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 4.64% 7.18% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 4
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 151 181 202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.95% 10.54% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 123 127 156
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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
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 23 March 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
High Wycombe +8 4 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes -7 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Firmware
South East

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 9 (69.23%) C
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded C
3 5 (38.46%) Electronics
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) VHDL
6 2 (15.38%) Verilog
6 2 (15.38%) GPRS
6 2 (15.38%) GSM
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Xilinx
6 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (15.38%) Altera
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 2 (15.38%) FPGA Design
7 1 (7.69%) Bundler
7 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (7.69%) New Relic
7 1 (7.69%) Docker
7 1 (7.69%) Kibana
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) GitHub
7 1 (7.69%) Jenkins

Firmware
Top Related 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 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) Heroku
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) GPRS
2 2 (15.38%) GSM
3 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bundler
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Firmware Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Audio Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Audio Software Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) FPGA Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Hardware Test Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Junior C Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (7.69%) Memcached
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (15.38%) Verilog
2 2 (15.38%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) FPGA Design
2 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
2 2 (15.38%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Active Record
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded C
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kibana
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Altera
1 2 (15.38%) Xilinx
2 1 (7.69%) New Relic
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Posted: 24 days ago
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