Period
to 17 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 286 331 322
Rank change year-on-year +45 -9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 0.65% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 11
City of London median annual salary £45,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -2.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £26,750 £42,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £62,000 £70,000 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +2.04% +0.51% -9.30%

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,631 1,688 1,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.80% 16.48% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,447 1,535 1,388
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £27,150 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +10.00%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the City of London

Firmware
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware in the City of London.

Salary trend for Firmware in the City of London

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps
6 6 (33.33%) Prototyping
6 6 (33.33%) AWS
6 6 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 6 (33.33%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (33.33%) Atlassian
6 6 (33.33%) GitLab
6 6 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 6 (33.33%) Banking
6 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (33.33%) Refactoring
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Law
6 6 (33.33%) Games
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) OOP
6 6 (33.33%) OO
6 6 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) C#
6 6 (33.33%) C++
6 6 (33.33%) Java

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) G Suite
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Slack
3 1 (5.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DMZ
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) GitLab
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Games
1 6 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Release Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) Kafka
2 4 (22.22%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) CMDB
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Solaris
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) OOP
4 6 (33.33%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 6 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
4 6 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) GitOps
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
5 4 (22.22%) Ticket Management
6 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Preventative Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) C++
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) C
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
1 4 (22.22%) MCP
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (22.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) NFS
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.56%) Grafana
4 1 (5.56%) WSUS
4 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 4 (22.22%) Splunk
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (5.56%) Google