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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
London / City of London
Rank 218 259 307
Rank change year-on-year +41 +48  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.100% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% 1.04% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 9
Median salary £47,500 £59,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.50% +59.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,250 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,250 £60,500
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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 603 771 1334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 12.03% 10.99% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 562 672 1147
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 6 (60.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Android Development
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Automotive
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (10.00%) Lucene

Firmware
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) FWSM
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Multicast
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) KDB
1 1 (10.00%) Kdb+
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Head of IT
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DSP Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DSP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (10.00%) Lucene
1 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Android Development
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Aruba
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
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