Firmware Jobs in England

Firmware
UK > England

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 6 months to 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 308 584 574
Rank change year-on-year +276 -10 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 634 443 613
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.93% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 6.32% 2.87% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 466 261 269
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £33,364
25th Percentile £41,250 £33,000 £41,565
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £74,600
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +4.76%

All System Software Skills
England

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 10,033 15,430 21,306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 14.65% 15.71% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,367 10,496 13,876
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £27,750
25th Percentile £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £56,392
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.47% +2.53%
75th Percentile £70,000 £77,715 £80,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £96,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in England

Firmware
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Firmware in England

Firmware
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in England over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

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 6 months to 26 February 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 +95 240 £51,000 +7.37% 114
East of England +91 106 £55,000 - 65
North of England +106 94 £51,250 +20.59% 29
Midlands +113 88 £55,000 +4.76% 50
South West +16 61 £50,000 -16.67% 39
Yorkshire +134 47 £42,500 +13.33% 5
West Midlands +94 46 £63,750 +15.91% 33
London +180 45 £50,000 -4.76% 38
East Midlands +42 42 £50,000 +53.85% 17
North West +24 38 £52,500 +10.53% 22
North East +11 9 £55,000 +34.15% 2
Firmware
UK

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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.52%) Microsoft Exchange
2 9 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.47%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.32%) IIS
5 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.63%) Simulink
3 9 (1.42%) OrCAD
4 5 (0.79%) SOLIDWORKS
5 4 (0.63%) Windchill
6 3 (0.47%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.32%) Mathcad
7 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.99%) Azure
2 28 (4.42%) Microsoft 365
3 24 (3.79%) AWS
4 15 (2.37%) Azure DevOps
5 13 (2.05%) GitHub
6 7 (1.10%) AWS IoT
7 6 (0.95%) Power Platform
8 5 (0.79%) GCP
8 5 (0.79%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.79%) Power Automate
9 4 (0.63%) Entra ID
10 3 (0.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (0.47%) IaaS
10 3 (0.47%) Nutanix
11 2 (0.32%) Azure Storage
12 1 (0.16%) GitHub Actions
12 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.36%) Wireless
2 33 (5.21%) Firewall
3 28 (4.42%) Ethernet
3 28 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
4 26 (4.10%) Bluetooth
4 26 (4.10%) DHCP
4 26 (4.10%) DNS
5 24 (3.79%) VPN
6 21 (3.31%) TCP/IP
7 18 (2.84%) LAN
8 16 (2.52%) RS-232
9 13 (2.05%) MQTT
10 12 (1.89%) LTE
10 12 (1.89%) Software-Defined Radio
11 9 (1.42%) 802.11
11 9 (1.42%) RS-485
11 9 (1.42%) ZigBee
12 8 (1.26%) SAN
13 7 (1.10%) LoRaWAN
13 7 (1.10%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (0.95%) Power BI
3 2 (0.32%) MariaDB
3 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.16%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (6.62%) JIRA
2 36 (5.68%) Git
3 17 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
4 15 (2.37%) Subversion
5 10 (1.58%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.58%) Rational Team Concert
6 7 (1.10%) LabVIEW
7 5 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (0.63%) Selenium
9 3 (0.47%) GCC
9 3 (0.47%) GDB
10 2 (0.32%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.32%) PetaLinux
10 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.16%) Calabash
11 1 (0.16%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.16%) Postman
11 1 (0.16%) Tricentis qTest
General
1 283 (44.64%) Electronics
2 145 (22.87%) Manufacturing
3 101 (15.93%) Social Skills
4 88 (13.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 50 (7.89%) Finance
6 40 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (5.21%) Automotive
7 33 (5.21%) Marketing
8 23 (3.63%) Legal
8 23 (3.63%) Public Sector
9 21 (3.31%) Telecoms
10 13 (2.05%) Military
10 13 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
11 9 (1.42%) Police
12 8 (1.26%) Aerospace
12 8 (1.26%) Influencing Skills
13 7 (1.10%) Aviation
14 5 (0.79%) French Language
14 5 (0.79%) Retail
15 4 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 141 (22.24%) Embedded Engineer
2 133 (20.98%) Electronics Engineer
3 111 (17.51%) Software Engineer
4 93 (14.67%) Graduate
5 81 (12.78%) Junior
6 80 (12.62%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
7 76 (11.99%) Junior Electronics Engineer
8 74 (11.67%) Senior
9 71 (11.20%) Development Engineer
9 71 (11.20%) Graduate Development Engineer
10 69 (10.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 63 (9.94%) Firmware Engineer
12 45 (7.10%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 45 (7.10%) Lead
13 42 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
14 33 (5.21%) Hardware Engineer
15 32 (5.05%) Design Engineer
16 30 (4.73%) Senior Embedded Engineer
17 28 (4.42%) Infrastructure Support
18 25 (3.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.21%) Yocto
2 11 (1.74%) Middleware
3 9 (1.42%) 802.1X
3 9 (1.42%) Qt
4 8 (1.26%) .NET
4 8 (1.26%) Flask
5 7 (1.10%) CSS
5 7 (1.10%) HTML
6 4 (0.63%) Flash
6 4 (0.63%) Node.js
7 3 (0.47%) POSIX
8 2 (0.32%) ARM Templates
8 2 (0.32%) NumPy
8 2 (0.32%) wxWidgets
9 1 (0.16%) FastAPI
9 1 (0.16%) OpenCL
9 1 (0.16%) React
9 1 (0.16%) SwiftUI
9 1 (0.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.16%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 81 (12.78%) FPGA
2 69 (10.88%) Embedded Systems
3 43 (6.78%) IoT
4 36 (5.68%) Data Centre
5 32 (5.05%) Algorithms
6 23 (3.63%) Analogue Electronics
7 22 (3.47%) VHDL
8 20 (3.15%) Replication
9 17 (2.68%) Device Driver
9 17 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.37%) Driving Licence
11 14 (2.21%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.89%) Mali
12 12 (1.89%) PCIe
13 11 (1.74%) Clustering
13 11 (1.74%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.74%) Verilog
14 10 (1.58%) Analytical Mindset
15 8 (1.26%) ARM Cortex
16 6 (0.95%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 110 (17.35%) Linux
2 99 (15.62%) Windows
3 43 (6.78%) Windows Server
4 36 (5.68%) Windows 10
4 36 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (5.52%) Windows Server 2016
5 35 (5.52%) Windows Server 2019
6 25 (3.94%) Embedded Linux
7 21 (3.31%) Windows NT
8 17 (2.68%) FreeRTOS
9 15 (2.37%) Android
10 12 (1.89%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.32%) VMS
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) CentOS
13 1 (0.16%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (27.92%) Software Engineering
2 97 (15.30%) Schematic Capture
3 91 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
4 83 (13.09%) Project Planning
5 69 (10.88%) Software Testing
6 57 (8.99%) Computer Science
7 56 (8.83%) ITIL
8 53 (8.36%) Agile
8 53 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 50 (7.89%) Customer Service
10 40 (6.31%) DevOps
10 40 (6.31%) Mentoring
11 39 (6.15%) Service Management
12 38 (5.99%) Customer Requirements
13 36 (5.68%) Validation
14 34 (5.36%) Technical Leadership
15 33 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
15 33 (5.21%) FPGA Design
16 32 (5.05%) Signal Processing
17 31 (4.89%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 213 (33.60%) C
2 102 (16.09%) C++
3 76 (11.99%) Python
4 40 (6.31%) Embedded C
5 30 (4.73%) C#
6 23 (3.63%) MATLAB
7 19 (3.00%) Java
8 15 (2.37%) SQL
9 10 (1.58%) RPG
10 9 (1.42%) Embedded C++
11 6 (0.95%) Bash
11 6 (0.95%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.79%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.63%) Rust
14 3 (0.47%) Lua
14 3 (0.47%) Perl
15 2 (0.32%) Ada
15 2 (0.32%) PHP
15 2 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 230 (36.28%) Degree
2 118 (18.61%) Security Cleared
3 46 (7.26%) SC Cleared
4 42 (6.62%) DV Cleared
5 36 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (1.89%) Azure Certification
7 9 (1.42%) HND
8 7 (1.10%) Chartered Engineer
8 7 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.95%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.79%) CCNA
10 5 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.79%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.47%) MCP
11 3 (0.47%) MCSE
11 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.32%) HNC
12 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.15%) QA
2 17 (2.68%) SLA
3 13 (2.05%) MISRA
4 7 (1.10%) IEC 61508
5 6 (0.95%) JTAG
6 5 (0.79%) GDPR
6 5 (0.79%) ISO 26262
6 5 (0.79%) MISRA C
7 4 (0.63%) Automotive SPICE
7 4 (0.63%) AUTOSAR
7 4 (0.63%) Def Stans
8 3 (0.47%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.47%) ECSS
9 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.16%) DO-160
10 1 (0.16%) DO-254
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 231 (36.44%) Embedded Firmware
2 55 (8.68%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.63%) Docker
8 3 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (6.94%) SCCM
2 31 (4.89%) SCOM
3 23 (3.63%) WSUS
4 21 (3.31%) Sysprep
5 12 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
6 11 (1.74%) FortiGate
6 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (1.26%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.10%) Functional Safety
9 5 (0.79%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.63%) Ansible
11 3 (0.47%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.47%) Podman
11 3 (0.47%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.32%) N-central
12 2 (0.32%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.32%) vRealize
12 2 (0.32%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 113 (17.82%) EMC
2 78 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 36 (5.68%) VMware
4 30 (4.73%) Veeam
5 24 (3.79%) Cisco
6 21 (3.31%) SAP
7 20 (3.15%) Citrix
8 16 (2.52%) HP
8 16 (2.52%) IBM
9 15 (2.37%) Xilinx
10 13 (2.05%) Aruba
10 13 (2.05%) Commvault
11 12 (1.89%) Dell
12 11 (1.74%) Barracuda Networks
12 11 (1.74%) Kaseya
12 11 (1.74%) NetApp
13 10 (1.58%) Fortinet
14 9 (1.42%) Intel
15 8 (1.26%) McAfee
15 8 (1.26%) Mentor Graphics