Firmware Jobs in the Midlands

Firmware
England > Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 193 305 316
Rank change year-on-year +112 +11 -93
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 92 41 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.01% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 7.66% 2.88% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 65 14 17
10th Percentile £38,750 £26,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £32,188 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -17.07%
75th Percentile £66,250 £96,875 £52,500
90th Percentile £79,000 £110,000 £55,100
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +4.76%

All System Software Skills
Midlands

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 the Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,201 1,426 1,687
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.20% 13.85% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 925 1,337
10th Percentile £24,807 £25,000 £24,500
25th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +3.45%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,819 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £56,392
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.47% +2.53%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the Midlands

Firmware
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Firmware in the Midlands

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in the Midlands over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the Midlands

Firmware
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 2 March 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
West Midlands +92 49 £62,500 +13.64% 34
East Midlands +43 43 £50,000 +53.85% 23
Firmware
England

Firmware
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands 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 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Simulink
2 1 (1.09%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) GitHub
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (1.09%) AWS
3 1 (1.09%) AWS IoT
3 1 (1.09%) Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.57%) Wireless
2 16 (17.39%) Bluetooth
2 16 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (6.52%) ZigBee
4 5 (5.43%) GSM
4 5 (5.43%) RS-232
4 5 (5.43%) RS-485
4 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.35%) J1939
6 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.17%) Firewall
6 2 (2.17%) Modbus
6 2 (2.17%) Network Security
6 2 (2.17%) VPN
7 1 (1.09%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.09%) MPLS
7 1 (1.09%) OSPF
7 1 (1.09%) VLAN
7 1 (1.09%) VRRP
7 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) JIRA
2 8 (8.70%) Git
3 6 (6.52%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.09%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.09%) VectorCAST
General
1 58 (63.04%) Electronics
2 22 (23.91%) Manufacturing
3 11 (11.96%) Social Skills
4 10 (10.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 8 (8.70%) Automotive
6 7 (7.61%) Finance
7 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.43%) Marketing
7 5 (5.43%) Public Sector
7 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (53.26%) Embedded Engineer
2 25 (27.17%) Software Engineer
3 23 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 22 (23.91%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 22 (23.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 19 (20.65%) Electronics Engineer
6 16 (17.39%) Senior
7 13 (14.13%) Graduate
8 11 (11.96%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
8 11 (11.96%) Senior Embedded Engineer
9 10 (10.87%) Development Engineer
9 10 (10.87%) Graduate Development Engineer
9 10 (10.87%) Junior
9 10 (10.87%) Junior Electronics Engineer
10 9 (9.78%) Design Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) Yocto
2 2 (2.17%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (10.87%) IoT
3 7 (7.61%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (5.43%) ARM Cortex
4 5 (5.43%) Device Driver
4 5 (5.43%) Smart Home
5 4 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.35%) Analogue Electronics
5 4 (4.35%) FPGA
5 4 (4.35%) Verilog
5 4 (4.35%) VHDL
6 3 (3.26%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.26%) Virtual Reality
7 2 (2.17%) Arduino
7 2 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (1.09%) FMCG
8 1 (1.09%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.09%) Linux
2 12 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (10.87%) FreeRTOS
4 9 (9.78%) Windows
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.26%) Software Engineering
2 21 (22.83%) Agile
3 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
4 15 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (11.96%) Schematic Capture
5 11 (11.96%) Scrum
6 10 (10.87%) Coaching
6 10 (10.87%) Project Planning
7 9 (9.78%) Embedded Software Development
7 9 (9.78%) Linux Kernel Development
7 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
7 9 (9.78%) Software Testing
8 7 (7.61%) Change Control
8 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.61%) Conflict Management
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.61%) DevOps
8 7 (7.61%) SDLC
8 7 (7.61%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 62 (67.39%) C
2 23 (25.00%) C++
3 15 (16.30%) Embedded C
3 15 (16.30%) Python
4 3 (3.26%) C#
5 2 (2.17%) Ada
6 1 (1.09%) Bash
6 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.09%) Lua
Qualifications
1 38 (41.30%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) HND
5 2 (2.17%) CCNP
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) Azure Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CCDP
6 1 (1.09%) CCIE
6 1 (1.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.09%) CCNA
6 1 (1.09%) MCSE
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) MISRA
2 5 (5.43%) MISRA C
3 4 (4.35%) Automotive SPICE
3 4 (4.35%) AUTOSAR
4 3 (3.26%) DO-178B
4 3 (3.26%) IEC 61508
5 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.09%) JTAG
System Software
1 39 (42.39%) Embedded Firmware
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Nessus
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) EMC
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) SAP
3 4 (4.35%) Mentor Graphics
3 4 (4.35%) Xilinx
4 2 (2.17%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco
5 1 (1.09%) Ekahau
5 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds