Embedded Firmware Jobs in England

Embedded Firmware
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Embedded Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Firmware over the 6 months to 23 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 530 832 961
Rank change year-on-year +302 +129 -163
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Firmware 314 94 213
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 2.93% 0.69% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 184 75 50
10th Percentile £36,000 £37,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
75th Percentile £64,063 £68,125 £60,938
90th Percentile £75,000 £84,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +5.00%

All System Software Skills
England

Embedded 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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10,731 13,665 24,831
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 12.28% 15.60% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8,626 9,197 13,748
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £27,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £86,743 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

Embedded Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Firmware in England

Embedded Firmware
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Firmware in England.

Salary trend for Embedded Firmware in England

Embedded Firmware
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Firmware in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Embedded Firmware in England

Embedded Firmware
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Firmware within the England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +121 140 £50,000 -9.09% 23
Midlands +60 70 £52,500 +45.83% 18
West Midlands +46 39 £60,750 +68.75% 5
North of England +51 36 £55,000 - 7
South West +12 34 £52,500 -2.33% 6
East Midlands - 31 £52,500 - 13
North West +11 30 £55,000 - 5
East of England -2 21 £65,000 - 36
London +126 13 £50,000 +28.21% 6
Yorkshire +80 3 £60,000 +41.18% 1
North East - 3 £60,000 - 1
Embedded Firmware
UK

Embedded Firmware
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 11 (3.50%) Simulink
2 3 (0.96%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.64%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.23%) Azure
1 7 (2.23%) Azure DevOps
2 6 (1.91%) GitHub
3 4 (1.27%) AWS
3 4 (1.27%) AWS IoT
4 1 (0.32%) GitHub Actions
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.37%) Wireless
2 15 (4.78%) 5G
3 10 (3.18%) Ethernet
3 10 (3.18%) LTE
3 10 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.87%) Bluetooth
4 9 (2.87%) HTTP
5 8 (2.55%) DNS
5 8 (2.55%) Internet
5 8 (2.55%) SD-WAN
5 8 (2.55%) SMTP
5 8 (2.55%) WAN
6 7 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.91%) 5G NR
7 6 (1.91%) 802.11
7 6 (1.91%) MQTT
7 6 (1.91%) Software-Defined Radio
8 5 (1.59%) LoRaWAN
9 3 (0.96%) Modbus
10 2 (0.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
1 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (6.69%) Git
2 12 (3.82%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.18%) JIRA
4 3 (0.96%) GCC
4 3 (0.96%) GDB
4 3 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.64%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.64%) PetaLinux
5 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.32%) CMake
6 1 (0.32%) GitLab
6 1 (0.32%) Phabricator
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 175 (55.73%) Electronics
2 120 (38.22%) Manufacturing
3 86 (27.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 26 (8.28%) Automotive
5 25 (7.96%) Social Skills
6 22 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (5.41%) Marketing
8 14 (4.46%) Finance
9 12 (3.82%) Legal
10 11 (3.50%) Public Sector
10 11 (3.50%) Telecoms
11 8 (2.55%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (1.91%) Police
13 4 (1.27%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.96%) Wearables
15 2 (0.64%) Advertising
15 2 (0.64%) Avionics
15 2 (0.64%) Health Technology
15 2 (0.64%) Local Government
15 2 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 136 (43.31%) Embedded Engineer
2 96 (30.57%) Electronics Engineer
3 85 (27.07%) Graduate
4 80 (25.48%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
4 80 (25.48%) Junior
5 79 (25.16%) Junior Electronics Engineer
6 77 (24.52%) Software Engineer
7 74 (23.57%) Development Engineer
8 71 (22.61%) Graduate Development Engineer
9 65 (20.70%) Firmware Engineer
10 61 (19.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 57 (18.15%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 50 (15.92%) Senior
13 34 (10.83%) Senior Embedded Engineer
14 25 (7.96%) Developer
15 22 (7.01%) Lead
16 18 (5.73%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
16 18 (5.73%) Hardware Engineer
16 18 (5.73%) Senior Firmware Engineer
17 16 (5.10%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.78%) Yocto
2 8 (2.55%) Middleware
3 6 (1.91%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.59%) Flask
5 4 (1.27%) .NET
6 2 (0.64%) POSIX
6 2 (0.64%) Qt
6 2 (0.64%) React
6 2 (0.64%) React Native
7 1 (0.32%) Django
7 1 (0.32%) FastAPI
7 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.83%) Embedded Systems
2 29 (9.24%) FPGA
3 17 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.10%) GNSS
5 15 (4.78%) Device Driver
6 14 (4.46%) IoT
7 12 (3.82%) Analogue Electronics
7 12 (3.82%) VHDL
8 10 (3.18%) Tandem
9 9 (2.87%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.55%) CUDA
10 8 (2.55%) MicroBlaze
10 8 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (2.23%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.91%) PCIe
13 5 (1.59%) Robotics
14 4 (1.27%) ARM Cortex
15 2 (0.64%) Arduino
15 2 (0.64%) Raspberry Pi
15 2 (0.64%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.43%) Linux
2 26 (8.28%) Embedded Linux
3 19 (6.05%) Windows
4 8 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.55%) Unix
5 7 (2.23%) FreeRTOS
6 3 (0.96%) Android
7 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (33.44%) Software Engineering
2 89 (28.34%) Schematic Capture
3 83 (26.43%) Project Planning
4 30 (9.55%) Agile
5 26 (8.28%) Computer Science
5 26 (8.28%) Test Automation
6 22 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (7.01%) SDLC
7 19 (6.05%) Software Testing
8 17 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 17 (5.41%) FPGA Design
8 17 (5.41%) Software Architecture
9 16 (5.10%) B2B
9 16 (5.10%) Signal Processing
10 15 (4.78%) DevOps
10 15 (4.78%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (3.82%) Functional Testing
12 12 (3.82%) Image Processing
12 12 (3.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 154 (49.04%) C
2 89 (28.34%) C++
3 46 (14.65%) Python
4 23 (7.32%) Embedded C
5 15 (4.78%) C#
6 11 (3.50%) Java
6 11 (3.50%) MATLAB
7 10 (3.18%) Embedded C++
8 8 (2.55%) Perl
8 8 (2.55%) Tcl
8 8 (2.55%) VB
9 4 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.27%) SQL
10 3 (0.96%) Bash
10 3 (0.96%) Groovy
10 3 (0.96%) Lua
10 3 (0.96%) Rust
11 2 (0.64%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 160 (50.96%) Degree
2 15 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.82%) QA
2 7 (2.23%) MISRA
2 7 (2.23%) MISRA C
3 6 (1.91%) GDPR
4 2 (0.64%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.64%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) JTAG
System Software
1 314 (100.00%) Firmware
2 5 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.27%) Ansible
1 4 (1.27%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.27%) Podman
2 1 (0.32%) Grafana
Vendors
1 89 (28.34%) EMC
2 11 (3.50%) SAP
3 10 (3.18%) Xilinx
4 8 (2.55%) Altera
4 8 (2.55%) Green Hills
4 8 (2.55%) Motorola
4 8 (2.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.64%) Facebook
5 2 (0.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.32%) Atmel
6 1 (0.32%) Freescale