The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 573 645
Rank change year-on-year +33 +72  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 347 359 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 3.24% 3.11% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 305 284 241
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10717 11548 12417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.94% 12.67% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9119 9928 10336
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,182 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Firmware
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Firmware in England

Firmware
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in England

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 Firmware within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
East of England +37 81 £55,000 +24.29% 9
South East -14 53 £45,000 +11.11% 9
London +31 50 £55,000 +44.73% 4
West Midlands +10 49 £39,000 -2.50% 2
East Midlands +21 43 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Yorkshire +36 31 £40,000 -
South West +7 28 £37,500 -25.00% 8
North East +27 14 £35,000 -6.66% 1
North West -42 11 £37,500 - 4
Firmware
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 447 (63.31%) C
2 341 (48.30%) C++
3 311 (44.05%) Electronics
4 292 (41.36%) Degree
5 285 (40.37%) Software Engineering
6 208 (29.46%) Embedded C
7 200 (28.33%) Linux
8 181 (25.64%) Wireless
9 115 (16.29%) Python
10 113 (16.01%) Embedded C++
11 110 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
12 107 (15.16%) Computer Science
13 106 (15.01%) Windows
14 105 (14.87%) Embedded Systems
15 98 (13.88%) Ethernet
16 94 (13.31%) C#
17 90 (12.75%) TCP/IP
17 90 (12.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 83 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
19 78 (11.05%) Mentoring
20 76 (10.76%) Bluetooth
21 73 (10.34%) Mathematics
22 69 (9.77%) ZigBee
23 67 (9.49%) Perl
23 67 (9.49%) Manufacturing
24 66 (9.35%) Validation
25 64 (9.07%) Test Automation
25 64 (9.07%) RS-232
26 63 (8.92%) Computer Science Degree
27 62 (8.78%) VHDL

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (1.98%) IIS
2 12 (1.70%) Apache
3 7 (0.99%) CMS
4 6 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.57%) SAS
5 4 (0.57%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.71%) OrCAD
2 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.42%) Simulink
4 2 (0.28%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.14%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.12%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.71%) Office 365
3 4 (0.57%) SaaS
4 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.28%) GitHub
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 181 (25.64%) Wireless
2 98 (13.88%) Ethernet
3 90 (12.75%) TCP/IP
4 83 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 76 (10.76%) Bluetooth
6 69 (9.77%) ZigBee
7 64 (9.07%) RS-232
8 59 (8.36%) RS-485
9 53 (7.51%) Firewall
10 49 (6.94%) Internet
11 24 (3.40%) GPRS
11 24 (3.40%) GSM
11 24 (3.40%) WLAN
12 21 (2.97%) SSL
13 20 (2.83%) DNS
13 20 (2.83%) VLAN
14 19 (2.69%) RS-422
15 18 (2.55%) VPN
16 16 (2.27%) Network Security
17 15 (2.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.96%) MySQL
2 15 (2.12%) NoSQL
3 11 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 10 (1.42%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.57%) Big Data
5 4 (0.57%) DB2
5 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.42%) OLAP
6 3 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.14%) GIS
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (7.51%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.96%) Jenkins
2 35 (4.96%) Visual Studio
3 17 (2.41%) JIRA
4 14 (1.98%) LabVIEW
5 9 (1.27%) Subversion
5 9 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.42%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.42%) Qt Creator
7 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.14%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.14%) CodeWarrior
8 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.14%) GDB
8 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.14%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.14%) Xcode
General
1 311 (44.05%) Electronics
2 67 (9.49%) Manufacturing
3 34 (4.82%) Automotive
4 32 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.98%) Legal
5 14 (1.98%) Publishing
6 9 (1.27%) Advertising
6 9 (1.27%) Finance
7 8 (1.13%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.13%) Back Office
7 8 (1.13%) Banking
8 7 (0.99%) Retail
9 6 (0.85%) Law
10 4 (0.57%) Games
10 4 (0.57%) Military
11 3 (0.42%) Avionics
12 2 (0.28%) Marketing
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 265 (37.54%) Embedded Engineer
2 236 (33.43%) Firmware Engineer
3 191 (27.05%) Software Engineer
4 163 (23.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 134 (18.98%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 88 (12.46%) Developer
7 60 (8.50%) C Software Engineer
8 57 (8.07%) Embedded C Engineer
9 56 (7.93%) C++ Software Engineer
10 52 (7.37%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 50 (7.08%) Senior Firmware Engineer
12 49 (6.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 48 (6.80%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 44 (6.23%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 44 (6.23%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 41 (5.81%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
15 41 (5.81%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
16 39 (5.52%) Electronics Engineer
17 38 (5.38%) Hardware Engineer
18 29 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (8.64%) .NET
2 48 (6.80%) HTML
3 25 (3.54%) Qt
4 24 (3.40%) REST
5 18 (2.55%) Web Services
6 17 (2.41%) JSON
7 13 (1.84%) POSIX
8 12 (1.70%) CSS
9 11 (1.56%) MFC
10 10 (1.42%) jQuery
11 9 (1.27%) HTML5
11 9 (1.27%) Qt Quick
11 9 (1.27%) WebSockets
12 8 (1.13%) ASP.NET
13 7 (0.99%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.99%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (0.85%) wxWidgets
15 5 (0.71%) 802.1X
15 5 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 107 (15.16%) Computer Science
2 105 (14.87%) Embedded Systems
3 90 (12.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 62 (8.78%) VHDL
5 60 (8.50%) Algorithms
6 44 (6.23%) Device Driver
7 43 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (5.95%) Data Centre
9 35 (4.96%) Smart Home
10 33 (4.67%) Internet of Things
11 32 (4.53%) Home Automation
12 21 (2.97%) Verilog
13 20 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
14 18 (2.55%) CAN bus
15 14 (1.98%) CMDB
16 12 (1.70%) Management Information System
16 12 (1.70%) Mobile App
16 12 (1.70%) Robotics
17 9 (1.27%) CPLD
17 9 (1.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 200 (28.33%) Linux
2 106 (15.01%) Windows
3 51 (7.22%) Embedded Linux
4 29 (4.11%) Windows Server
5 24 (3.40%) Unix
6 23 (3.26%) Android
7 11 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.42%) Solaris
8 10 (1.42%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.42%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.14%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (40.37%) Software Engineering
2 110 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (11.05%) Mentoring
4 73 (10.34%) Mathematics
5 66 (9.35%) Validation
6 64 (9.07%) Test Automation
7 50 (7.08%) Embedded Software Development
8 48 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 42 (5.95%) OO
10 37 (5.24%) Scrum
11 33 (4.67%) Physics
12 32 (4.53%) Schematic Capture
12 32 (4.53%) SDLC
13 29 (4.11%) FPGA Design
13 29 (4.11%) Test Scripting
14 27 (3.82%) Cybersecurity
15 26 (3.68%) Configuration Management
16 23 (3.26%) Presales
16 23 (3.26%) Signal Processing
17 22 (3.12%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 447 (63.31%) C
2 341 (48.30%) C++
3 208 (29.46%) Embedded C
4 115 (16.29%) Python
5 113 (16.01%) Embedded C++
6 94 (13.31%) C#
7 67 (9.49%) Perl
8 51 (7.22%) SQL
9 43 (6.09%) Java
10 42 (5.95%) PHP
11 27 (3.82%) JavaScript
12 23 (3.26%) MATLAB
13 22 (3.12%) VB
14 19 (2.69%) ANSI C
15 15 (2.12%) Assembly Language
15 15 (2.12%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.70%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.42%) VB6
18 8 (1.13%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 292 (41.36%) Degree
2 63 (8.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 30 (4.25%) HND
5 19 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (2.55%) CCNP
7 16 (2.27%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (1.98%) LPIC
9 13 (1.84%) CCNA
10 12 (1.70%) PhD
11 10 (1.42%) HNC
11 10 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (1.13%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.85%) GNVQ
15 3 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
15 3 (0.42%) MCP
15 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.11%) ISO 9001
2 25 (3.54%) QA
3 20 (2.83%) JTAG
4 19 (2.69%) ISO 14001
5 14 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.57%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.42%) SLA
9 2 (0.28%) MISRA
10 1 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.14%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.57%) iptables
5 4 (0.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 4 (0.57%) Samba
6 2 (0.28%) vSphere
6 2 (0.28%) Xen
7 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.14%) KVM
7 1 (0.14%) LXC
7 1 (0.14%) Squid
7 1 (0.14%) vCloud
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.14%) XenApp
7 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (2.55%) NetBackup
2 17 (2.41%) SCCM
3 16 (2.27%) SCOM
4 14 (1.98%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.27%) Cacti
5 9 (1.27%) Nagios
6 4 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (0.57%) SCSM
7 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.28%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.14%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.14%) OpenView
8 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
8 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 55 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.66%) EMC
3 44 (6.23%) Cisco
4 34 (4.82%) VMware
5 30 (4.25%) Xilinx
6 29 (4.11%) HP
6 29 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.54%) Juniper
8 19 (2.69%) Atmel
9 18 (2.55%) IBM
10 17 (2.41%) Freescale
11 16 (2.27%) Citrix
12 15 (2.12%) Palo Alto
12 15 (2.12%) Perforce
13 10 (1.42%) Altera
13 10 (1.42%) Sun
14 9 (1.27%) NEC
14 9 (1.27%) NetApp
15 8 (1.13%) Avaya
15 8 (1.13%) CheckPoint
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: help with relocation + more benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50000 to £65000
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 50000-60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Awesome Benefits+Prospects!
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Assystem Group Uk Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago