Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 126 199
Rank change year-on-year -22 +73 +71
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 99 9 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.76% 0.45% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 10.39% 2.30% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 42
10th Percentile £41,000 £35,750 £32,750
25th Percentile " £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £51,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.20% +28.13% -38.46%
75th Percentile £61,250 £59,375 £49,688
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,500 £57,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +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 the East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 953 392 1,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.96% 19.47% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 596 335 962
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,350 £24,750
25th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% -5.56%
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the East of England

Firmware
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firmware in the East of England.

Salary trend for Firmware in the East of England

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the East of England

Firmware
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the East of England region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -2 79 - - 8
Cambridgeshire -46 12 £60,000 +9.09% 29
Suffolk - 4 £45,000 -
Essex -6 3 £41,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 2
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 69 (69.70%) Electronics
2 47 (47.47%) C
3 42 (42.42%) Windows
4 40 (40.40%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (40.40%) MISRA
5 39 (39.39%) EMC
6 33 (33.33%) Degree
7 32 (32.32%) Requirements Management
7 32 (32.32%) Linux
7 32 (32.32%) Rational DOORS
8 31 (31.31%) V-Model
8 31 (31.31%) SDLC
8 31 (31.31%) MATLAB
8 31 (31.31%) Simulink
8 31 (31.31%) Validation
8 31 (31.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (30.30%) TDD
9 30 (30.30%) SysML
9 30 (30.30%) IBM
9 30 (30.30%) UML
9 30 (30.30%) Jenkins
9 30 (30.30%) Def Stans
9 30 (30.30%) Rational Rhapsody
10 26 (26.26%) Rational Team Concert
11 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (22.22%) Test Strategy
12 20 (20.20%) C++
13 19 (19.19%) Signal Processing
14 17 (17.17%) Software-Defined Radio
14 17 (17.17%) People Management

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (31.31%) Simulink
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) Software-Defined Radio
2 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.10%) FTP
3 10 (10.10%) HTTP
3 10 (10.10%) HTTPS
3 10 (10.10%) Modbus
3 10 (10.10%) MQTT
3 10 (10.10%) Profibus
3 10 (10.10%) SMTP
4 2 (2.02%) VPN
5 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (32.32%) Rational DOORS
2 30 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 30 (30.30%) Rational Rhapsody
3 26 (26.26%) Rational Team Concert
4 10 (10.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (10.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (69.70%) Electronics
2 17 (17.17%) Influencing Skills
3 10 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.10%) Marketing
3 10 (10.10%) Social Skills
4 2 (2.02%) Finance
5 1 (1.01%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (44.44%) Embedded Engineer
2 39 (39.39%) Architect
3 30 (30.30%) Design Engineer
3 30 (30.30%) Development Engineer
3 30 (30.30%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
3 30 (30.30%) Software Design Engineer
3 30 (30.30%) Software Development Engineer
4 22 (22.22%) Test Architect
5 19 (19.19%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (18.18%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 12 (12.12%) Firmware Engineer
7 12 (12.12%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) Data Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) Systems Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Embedded C Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 2 (2.02%) Windows Administrator
11 2 (2.02%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Analogue Electronics
1 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
1 10 (10.10%) Robotics
2 4 (4.04%) Arduino
2 4 (4.04%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.01%) Verilog
4 1 (1.01%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.42%) Windows
2 32 (32.32%) Linux
3 10 (10.10%) ThreadX
3 10 (10.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.40%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (32.32%) Requirements Management
3 31 (31.31%) SDLC
3 31 (31.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (31.31%) Validation
3 31 (31.31%) V-Model
4 30 (30.30%) SysML
4 30 (30.30%) TDD
4 30 (30.30%) UML
5 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 19 (19.19%) Signal Processing
7 17 (17.17%) People Management
8 16 (16.16%) Computer Science
9 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
10 14 (14.14%) OO
11 10 (10.10%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (10.10%) Embedded Software Development
11 10 (10.10%) Information Assurance
11 10 (10.10%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.47%) C
2 31 (31.31%) MATLAB
3 20 (20.20%) C++
4 16 (16.16%) Ada
4 16 (16.16%) Embedded C
5 14 (14.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 33 (33.33%) Degree
2 15 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (40.40%) MISRA
2 30 (30.30%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.01%) DO-254
Vendors
1 39 (39.39%) EMC
2 30 (30.30%) IBM
3 10 (10.10%) Klocwork
4 2 (2.02%) Intel
5 1 (1.01%) Actel
5 1 (1.01%) Altera
5 1 (1.01%) Microsemi
5 1 (1.01%) Xilinx