Period
to 30 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > London
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 417 592 697
Rank change year-on-year +175 +105 +79
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 45 149 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.19% 1.54% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 43 103 100
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £41,500 £33,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £82,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 3,797 9,650 10,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.97% 17.63% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,312 7,998 8,959
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in London

Firmware
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Firmware in London

Firmware
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in London over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Firmware in London

Firmware
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the London region over the 6 months to 30 October 2020. 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
West London +85 24 £52,500 - 9
Central London +148 2 £62,000 +24.00%
South London +46 2 £55,000 +144.44% 1
North London +34 1 - -
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 17 (37.78%) Electronics
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) C++
2 16 (35.56%) Windows
3 14 (31.11%) Degree
4 12 (26.67%) Algorithms
4 12 (26.67%) Linux
5 11 (24.44%) JIRA
5 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
6 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 9 (20.00%) Project Management
7 9 (20.00%) Azure
8 8 (17.78%) Line Management
8 8 (17.78%) Python
8 8 (17.78%) C
9 7 (15.56%) ITIL
9 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
9 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
9 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
9 7 (15.56%) DevOps
9 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (15.56%) Ansible
9 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
10 6 (13.33%) Process Improvement
10 6 (13.33%) Confluence
10 6 (13.33%) Product Management
10 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
10 6 (13.33%) Resource Management

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (13.33%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Azure
2 5 (11.11%) AWS
3 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) GitHub
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) DHCP
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) Network Security
3 2 (4.44%) VPN
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) WLAN
4 1 (2.22%) BGP
4 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (2.22%) OSPF
4 1 (2.22%) VLAN
4 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) InfluxDB
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) JIRA
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (13.33%) Selenium
4 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.11%) GitLab
5 3 (6.67%) Subversion
6 2 (4.44%) CodeSonar
6 2 (4.44%) GoogleTest
General
1 17 (37.78%) Electronics
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Development Director
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Security Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) OpenCV
3 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.22%) PyTorch
3 1 (2.22%) React Native
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.44%) Smart Home
5 2 (4.44%) VHDL
6 1 (2.22%) ASIC
6 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.22%) Home Automation
6 1 (2.22%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (2.22%) Replication
6 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Debian
3 5 (11.11%) VMS
4 2 (4.44%) CentOS
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
2 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 9 (20.00%) Project Management
4 8 (17.78%) Line Management
5 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
5 7 (15.56%) DevOps
5 7 (15.56%) ITIL
5 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 6 (13.33%) Product Management
6 6 (13.33%) Resource Management
6 6 (13.33%) SysML
6 6 (13.33%) UML
7 5 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
7 5 (11.11%) Load Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Open Source
7 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) C++
2 8 (17.78%) C
2 8 (17.78%) Python
3 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) CCNP
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) CWNA
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) COBIT
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) MISRA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Docker
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.44%) KVM
4 2 (4.44%) Xen
5 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Ansible
2 5 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (11.11%) Grafana
2 5 (11.11%) Graylog
2 5 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.11%) Prometheus
2 5 (11.11%) Rancher
3 3 (6.67%) SCCM
4 2 (4.44%) Cobbler
4 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.44%) Puppet
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco
2 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) Xilinx
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) Juniper
4 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.44%) Tufin
5 1 (2.22%) Altera
5 1 (2.22%) FireEye
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Lattice Semiconductor
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee
5 1 (2.22%) OutSystems
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec
5 1 (2.22%) Tanium
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin