Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 636 705 763
Rank change year-on-year +69 +58 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 109 113 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.16% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 1.11% 1.11% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 84 92 56
London median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,625
90th Percentile £67,625 £60,000 £70,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 9,779 10,166 8,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.66% 14.67% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8,149 8,513 7,486
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +7.48% +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in London

Firmware
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Firmware in London

Firmware
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 +33 24 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Central London +41 20 £38,500 -23.00% 2
South London +15 8 £35,000 -22.22%
North London - 1 £90,000 -
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 32 (29.36%) C
1 32 (29.36%) Windows
2 31 (28.44%) Software Engineering
3 28 (25.69%) Electronics
4 25 (22.94%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (22.02%) C++
6 23 (21.10%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (21.10%) Degree
7 22 (20.18%) Linux
8 21 (19.27%) Cisco
8 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
9 20 (18.35%) Embedded C
9 20 (18.35%) VMware
10 18 (16.51%) Active Directory
10 18 (16.51%) Python
11 17 (15.60%) Firewall
11 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (14.68%) SAN
12 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
13 15 (13.76%) Office 365
14 13 (11.93%) Git (software)
14 13 (11.93%) Windows Server
15 11 (10.09%) Data Centre
15 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (10.09%) Computer Science
15 11 (10.09%) ITIL
15 11 (10.09%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (10.09%) Configuration Management
16 10 (9.17%) Test Automation

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 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.10%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (13.76%) Office 365
4 4 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.75%) G Suite
5 3 (2.75%) SaaS
5 3 (2.75%) Serverless
6 1 (0.92%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.92%) GitHub
6 1 (0.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) Firewall
2 16 (14.68%) SAN
3 11 (10.09%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (8.26%) DNS
5 8 (7.34%) DHCP
6 7 (6.42%) MQTT
7 6 (5.50%) Bluetooth
7 6 (5.50%) GSM
7 6 (5.50%) VoIP
8 5 (4.59%) BGP
8 5 (4.59%) LAN
8 5 (4.59%) OSPF
8 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.59%) WAN
8 5 (4.59%) Wireless
9 4 (3.67%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.75%) AMQP
10 3 (2.75%) EIGRP
10 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.75%) Big Data
2 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.75%) MySQL
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.92%) Selenium
2 1 (0.92%) Subversion
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (25.69%) Electronics
2 5 (4.59%) Games
2 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.67%) Finance
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (29.36%) Embedded Engineer
2 19 (17.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 19 (17.43%) Software Engineer
3 13 (11.93%) Firmware Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Administrator
6 7 (6.42%) IT Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.50%) Electronics Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Development Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) IT Administrator
8 5 (4.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
1 5 (4.59%) CSS
1 5 (4.59%) CSS3
1 5 (4.59%) HTML
1 5 (4.59%) HTML5
1 5 (4.59%) Node.js
1 5 (4.59%) Vue.js
2 3 (2.75%) .NET
2 3 (2.75%) Kafka
2 3 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (2.75%) XML
3 1 (0.92%) ONVIF
3 1 (0.92%) React
3 1 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.94%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.09%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.17%) Algorithms
3 10 (9.17%) Public Cloud
4 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.34%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (6.42%) CMDB
7 5 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.67%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.75%) Handset
9 3 (2.75%) Smart Energy
10 2 (1.83%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.83%) VHDL
10 2 (1.83%) Wiki
11 1 (0.92%) Machine to Machine
11 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.92%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.36%) Windows
2 22 (20.18%) Linux
3 13 (11.93%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.34%) FreeRTOS
6 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.67%) CentOS
7 4 (3.67%) Debian
7 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.67%) Solaris
7 4 (3.67%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.75%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.83%) Unix
10 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.44%) Software Engineering
2 11 (10.09%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.09%) Configuration Management
2 11 (10.09%) ITIL
3 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
4 9 (8.26%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (8.26%) Change Management
4 9 (8.26%) High Availability
4 9 (8.26%) Incident Management
4 9 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (7.34%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (7.34%) Open Source
5 8 (7.34%) Service Management
6 7 (6.42%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.59%) B2B
8 5 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.59%) Front End Development
8 5 (4.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.36%) C
2 24 (22.02%) C++
3 20 (18.35%) Embedded C
4 18 (16.51%) Python
5 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.34%) Embedded C++
6 8 (7.34%) Java
7 4 (3.67%) C#
8 3 (2.75%) Perl
9 2 (1.83%) PHP
9 2 (1.83%) Ruby
9 2 (1.83%) SQL
10 1 (0.92%) Lua
10 1 (0.92%) R
10 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (21.10%) Degree
2 9 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.26%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.50%) CCNP
4 6 (5.50%) MCSE
5 4 (3.67%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.67%) HNC
5 4 (3.67%) HND
5 4 (3.67%) Server+ Certification
6 3 (2.75%) CCNA
6 3 (2.75%) MCSA
7 2 (1.83%) CCIE
7 2 (1.83%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.92%) MCP
8 1 (0.92%) PhD
8 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.92%) PMP
8 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) ISO 22301
2 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.75%) JTAG
System Software
1 18 (16.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.26%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.26%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.92%) Docker
4 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (8.26%) vCenter Server
2 6 (5.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.92%) OpenView
3 1 (0.92%) OVSD
3 1 (0.92%) SCCM
3 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) Cisco
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.35%) VMware
3 7 (6.42%) Atmel
3 7 (6.42%) Dell
3 7 (6.42%) HP
3 7 (6.42%) Symantec
4 4 (3.67%) BT
4 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.67%) Google
4 4 (3.67%) IBM
5 3 (2.75%) Acme Packet
5 3 (2.75%) BroadSoft
5 3 (2.75%) GENBAND
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle
6 2 (1.83%) Adobe
6 2 (1.83%) EMC
6 2 (1.83%) Juniper
7 1 (0.92%) Apple
7 1 (0.92%) Red Hat