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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 590 624
Rank change year-on-year +63 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 349 365 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 3.59% 3.01% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 278 300 273
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,100 £60,000
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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9731 12140 12873
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.12% 12.38% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8173 10303 10730
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +61 73 £53,750 +26.47% 8
South East +12 71 £45,000 - 10
South West +45 43 £42,000 +5.00% 5
North West +15 39 £40,000 - 5
Yorkshire +50 36 £40,000 - 5
West Midlands +46 30 £40,000 +23.07% 2
London +3 28 £47,500 -9.52% 4
East Midlands -13 24 £35,000 -6.66% 4
North East +10 5 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Firmware
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 372 (53.07%) C
2 277 (39.51%) C++
3 254 (36.23%) Electronics
4 237 (33.81%) Software Engineering
5 215 (30.67%) Degree
6 213 (30.39%) Linux
7 176 (25.11%) Embedded C
8 147 (20.97%) Windows
9 142 (20.26%) Wireless
10 130 (18.54%) Ethernet
11 122 (17.40%) TCP/IP
12 106 (15.12%) Python
13 105 (14.98%) Microsoft
14 98 (13.98%) C#
15 96 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
16 94 (13.41%) Embedded C++
17 86 (12.27%) Embedded Systems
18 84 (11.98%) Bluetooth
19 78 (11.13%) Firewall
20 77 (10.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
21 74 (10.56%) Validation
22 71 (10.13%) SQL
22 71 (10.13%) Data Centre
22 71 (10.13%) RS-232
22 71 (10.13%) RS-485
23 67 (9.56%) Active Directory
23 67 (9.56%) Computer Science
24 65 (9.27%) Internet
25 61 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
26 60 (8.56%) Mentoring

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 25 (3.57%) IIS
2 23 (3.28%) Apache
3 18 (2.57%) Skype for Business
4 14 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.28%) nginx
7 7 (1.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.86%) CMS
9 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 59 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.28%) MS Office
3 6 (0.86%) OrCAD
4 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.57%) MS Project
5 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.57%) Simulink
6 3 (0.43%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 14 (2.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.14%) Office 365
3 8 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.71%) GitHub
4 5 (0.71%) IaaS
4 5 (0.71%) PaaS
5 3 (0.43%) Heroku
6 2 (0.29%) SaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 142 (20.26%) Wireless
2 130 (18.54%) Ethernet
3 122 (17.40%) TCP/IP
4 84 (11.98%) Bluetooth
5 78 (11.13%) Firewall
6 71 (10.13%) RS-232
6 71 (10.13%) RS-485
7 65 (9.27%) Internet
8 61 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
9 59 (8.42%) DNS
9 59 (8.42%) ZigBee
10 47 (6.70%) SSL
11 39 (5.56%) DHCP
12 36 (5.14%) SAN
13 35 (4.99%) GPRS
14 32 (4.56%) Network Security
15 31 (4.42%) GSM
16 24 (3.42%) VPN
17 23 (3.28%) WAN
18 22 (3.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.42%) MySQL
2 23 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 23 (3.28%) NoSQL
3 20 (2.85%) DB2
4 17 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (2.14%) SQL Server
6 6 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.57%) OLAP
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.14%) KDB
9 1 (0.14%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (4.71%) Visual Studio
2 26 (3.71%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.14%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.00%) Subversion
5 12 (1.71%) JIRA
6 7 (1.00%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.43%) Bundler
9 2 (0.29%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.29%) Qt Creator
10 1 (0.14%) C++Builder
10 1 (0.14%) CANoe
10 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.14%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 254 (36.23%) Electronics
2 58 (8.27%) Manufacturing
3 27 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.14%) Publishing
5 21 (3.00%) Automotive
6 15 (2.14%) Banking
7 13 (1.85%) Finance
7 13 (1.85%) Legal
8 11 (1.57%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.43%) Military
10 7 (1.00%) Law
11 5 (0.71%) Back Office
11 5 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.57%) Retail
13 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) Avionics
14 1 (0.14%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) Marketing
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 210 (29.96%) Embedded Engineer
2 168 (23.97%) Firmware Engineer
3 164 (23.40%) Software Engineer
4 139 (19.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 83 (11.84%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 79 (11.27%) Developer
7 45 (6.42%) Electronics Engineer
8 44 (6.28%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 43 (6.13%) Hardware Engineer
10 38 (5.42%) Network Engineer
11 37 (5.28%) Embedded C Engineer
12 36 (5.14%) C Software Engineer
13 34 (4.85%) C++ Software Engineer
14 32 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (4.42%) Development Engineer
15 31 (4.42%) Embedded C Software Engineer
16 27 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 26 (3.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
17 26 (3.71%) Senior Developer
17 26 (3.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.27%) HTML
2 54 (7.70%) .NET
3 25 (3.57%) Web Services
4 23 (3.28%) Qt
5 21 (3.00%) CSS
6 18 (2.57%) jQuery
7 17 (2.43%) 802.1X
8 13 (1.85%) HTML5
8 13 (1.85%) OpenCL
9 11 (1.57%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.57%) POSIX
9 11 (1.57%) XML
10 10 (1.43%) MFC
11 9 (1.28%) REST
12 8 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.00%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.71%) SOAP
15 4 (0.57%) JSON
15 4 (0.57%) Middleware
15 4 (0.57%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.27%) Embedded Systems
2 77 (10.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 71 (10.13%) Data Centre
4 67 (9.56%) Computer Science
5 57 (8.13%) VHDL
6 50 (7.13%) Internet of Things
7 44 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (5.99%) Algorithms
9 31 (4.42%) Home Automation
10 28 (3.99%) Driving Licence
11 26 (3.71%) Verilog
12 25 (3.57%) Device Driver
13 23 (3.28%) CMDB
14 22 (3.14%) Management Information System
15 19 (2.71%) CAN bus
16 18 (2.57%) Mobile App
17 14 (2.00%) Smart Home
18 11 (1.57%) Clustering
19 8 (1.14%) ASIC
20 6 (0.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 213 (30.39%) Linux
2 147 (20.97%) Windows
3 49 (6.99%) Unix
4 41 (5.85%) Embedded Linux
5 32 (4.56%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.28%) Solaris
8 15 (2.14%) Android
9 14 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.43%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.00%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.57%) ThreadX
13 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.29%) AIX
15 2 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (33.81%) Software Engineering
2 96 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (10.56%) Validation
4 60 (8.56%) Mentoring
5 59 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 59 (8.42%) Mathematics
6 56 (7.99%) ITIL
7 41 (5.85%) Embedded Software Development
8 39 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (5.42%) Line Management
10 36 (5.14%) Configuration Management
11 35 (4.99%) Kalman Filter
11 35 (4.99%) Physics
12 34 (4.85%) Prototyping
13 33 (4.71%) OO
13 33 (4.71%) Scrum
13 33 (4.71%) SDLC
14 31 (4.42%) TDD
15 29 (4.14%) Presales
16 27 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 372 (53.07%) C
2 277 (39.51%) C++
3 176 (25.11%) Embedded C
4 106 (15.12%) Python
5 98 (13.98%) C#
6 94 (13.41%) Embedded C++
7 71 (10.13%) SQL
8 45 (6.42%) PHP
9 40 (5.71%) JavaScript
9 40 (5.71%) Perl
10 39 (5.56%) Java
11 26 (3.71%) PowerShell
12 23 (3.28%) VB
13 21 (3.00%) ANSI C
13 21 (3.00%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.71%) Assembly Language
15 11 (1.57%) VB6
16 9 (1.28%) Tcl
17 8 (1.14%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 215 (30.67%) Degree
2 33 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (4.28%) CCNP
5 24 (3.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (3.28%) LPIC
7 14 (2.00%) CCNA
7 14 (2.00%) HND
8 13 (1.85%) HNC
9 11 (1.57%) GCIH
9 11 (1.57%) GIAC
10 9 (1.28%) PhD
11 7 (1.00%) MCP
11 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (1.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.86%) CCDP
12 6 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
13 4 (0.57%) MCSE
14 2 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.28%) ISO 9001
2 24 (3.42%) ISO 14001
3 22 (3.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 19 (2.71%) QA
5 18 (2.57%) JTAG
6 15 (2.14%) PCI DSS
7 8 (1.14%) SLA
8 6 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.29%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.29%) ISO13485
9 2 (0.29%) ISO26262
9 2 (0.29%) MISRA
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.14%) MISRA C
System Software
1 67 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 49 (6.99%) Hyper-V
3 40 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.85%) Samba
5 14 (2.00%) iptables
5 14 (2.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 6 (0.86%) Squid
6 6 (0.86%) vSphere
6 6 (0.86%) XenApp
7 5 (0.71%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.43%) Docker
10 2 (0.29%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.29%) vCloud
10 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.14%) KVM
11 1 (0.14%) Xen
11 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (5.14%) NetBackup
2 35 (4.99%) SCCM
3 26 (3.71%) SCOM
4 22 (3.14%) Backup Exec
5 20 (2.85%) Nagios
6 17 (2.43%) Cacti
6 17 (2.43%) SCSM
7 14 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
7 14 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
7 14 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (0.57%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.57%) Puppet
8 4 (0.57%) WSUS
9 3 (0.43%) Kibana
10 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.14%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 105 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.42%) EMC
3 56 (7.99%) Cisco
4 53 (7.56%) Red Hat
4 53 (7.56%) VMware
5 50 (7.13%) HP
6 35 (4.99%) Citrix
7 30 (4.28%) IBM
8 23 (3.28%) 3PAR
9 22 (3.14%) Juniper
9 22 (3.14%) Xilinx
10 21 (3.00%) Atmel
11 19 (2.71%) Oracle
12 18 (2.57%) NetApp
13 16 (2.28%) Sun
14 15 (2.14%) F5
15 14 (2.00%) CheckPoint
15 14 (2.00%) Palo Alto
16 10 (1.43%) Riverbed
17 9 (1.28%) Altera
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Chadderton, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Free Parking, Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £55K
Posted: 6 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockton-on-tees, County Durham
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 28000-32000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 25 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon, UK
Intel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago