Firmware Jobs in the South East

Firmware
England > South East

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 148 243 308
Rank change year-on-year +95 +65 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 240 175 165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.86% 1.14% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 11.61% 7.04% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 156 107 68
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £41,565
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year +7.37% -2.56% -11.36%
75th Percentile £60,750 £63,125 £58,750
90th Percentile £66,875 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -

All System Software Skills
South East

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,068 2,486 3,116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 16.03% 16.26% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,726 1,701 2,203
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £66,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £85,000
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the South East

Firmware
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Firmware in the South East

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Salary histogram for Firmware in the South East

Firmware
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South East 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
Thames Valley +106 157 £52,501 +16.67% 50
Buckinghamshire +55 94 £51,325 +57.92% 12
Berkshire +46 54 £53,750 +19.44% 20
Hampshire -19 34 £45,000 -25.00% 27
Surrey +50 31 £55,000 -4.35% 12
Oxfordshire +30 9 £59,500 +25.26% 18
Kent +13 8 £55,000 -16.98% 6
West Sussex - 6 £46,000 - 1
East Sussex +23 2 £50,000 -23.08% 3
Middlesex - 2 £47,750 -
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East 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 7 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.75%) Simulink
3 3 (1.25%) OrCAD
4 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) Mathcad
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (2.08%) Azure
2 5 (2.08%) OneDrive
2 5 (2.08%) Power Automate
2 5 (2.08%) Power Platform
3 2 (0.83%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (0.42%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.42%) LAN
2 10 (4.17%) Wireless
3 5 (2.08%) NAS
3 5 (2.08%) SAN
3 5 (2.08%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.67%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.83%) Firewall
5 2 (0.83%) Internet
5 2 (0.83%) Software-Defined Radio
5 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.83%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.42%) BGP
6 1 (0.42%) J1939
6 1 (0.42%) LTE
6 1 (0.42%) OSPF
6 1 (0.42%) RS-232
6 1 (0.42%) RS-485
6 1 (0.42%) VPN
6 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.08%) Power BI
2 1 (0.42%) InfluxDB
2 1 (0.42%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.42%) MySQL
2 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Subversion
2 2 (0.83%) GCC
2 2 (0.83%) GDB
2 2 (0.83%) JIRA
2 2 (0.83%) NetBeans
2 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.42%) Git
3 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.42%) Selenium
3 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 121 (50.42%) Electronics
2 89 (37.08%) Manufacturing
3 75 (31.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 36 (15.00%) Social Skills
5 13 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.42%) Organisational Skills
6 12 (5.00%) Legal
7 10 (4.17%) Marketing
8 9 (3.75%) Automotive
9 8 (3.33%) Finance
10 6 (2.50%) Public Sector
10 6 (2.50%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.25%) Avionics
11 3 (1.25%) Retail
12 2 (0.83%) Agriculture
12 2 (0.83%) Aviation
12 2 (0.83%) Military
12 2 (0.83%) Police
13 1 (0.42%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.42%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 90 (37.50%) Electronics Engineer
2 71 (29.58%) Graduate
3 68 (28.33%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
4 67 (27.92%) Junior
5 66 (27.50%) Junior Electronics Engineer
6 61 (25.42%) Development Engineer
6 61 (25.42%) Graduate Development Engineer
7 43 (17.92%) Embedded Engineer
8 31 (12.92%) Software Engineer
9 27 (11.25%) Infrastructure Support
10 20 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 18 (7.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 18 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
11 18 (7.50%) Support Specialist
12 17 (7.08%) Lead
13 16 (6.67%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
13 16 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
13 16 (6.67%) Senior
13 16 (6.67%) Support Engineer
13 16 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.67%) Middleware
2 2 (0.83%) Qt
3 1 (0.42%) COM
3 1 (0.42%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) NumPy
3 1 (0.42%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.08%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (6.25%) FPGA
3 14 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.42%) Analogue Electronics
5 12 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 12 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.58%) IoT
7 9 (3.75%) Device Driver
7 9 (3.75%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.92%) Replication
8 7 (2.92%) VHDL
9 5 (2.08%) PMI
10 3 (1.25%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (1.25%) Verilog
11 2 (0.83%) ASIC
11 2 (0.83%) ASIC Verification
11 2 (0.83%) Tandem
12 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.42%) PKI
12 1 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.92%) Windows
2 34 (14.17%) Windows 10
3 26 (10.83%) Windows Server
4 22 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (9.17%) Windows Server 2016
4 22 (9.17%) Windows Server 2019
5 21 (8.75%) Windows NT
6 19 (7.92%) Linux
7 12 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.83%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.42%) CentOS
9 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (33.75%) Schematic Capture
2 73 (30.42%) Project Planning
3 44 (18.33%) Software Engineering
4 40 (16.67%) Customer Service
5 33 (13.75%) ITIL
6 31 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 28 (11.67%) Service Management
9 23 (9.58%) Software Testing
10 21 (8.75%) Deployment Automation
11 20 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
12 16 (6.67%) Configuration Management
12 16 (6.67%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.25%) Agile
13 15 (6.25%) Validation
14 14 (5.83%) Design for Manufacturing
15 13 (5.42%) SDLC
16 12 (5.00%) FPGA Design
16 12 (5.00%) Requirements Gathering
16 12 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 64 (26.67%) C
2 29 (12.08%) C++
3 24 (10.00%) Python
4 14 (5.83%) Embedded C
5 9 (3.75%) C#
6 7 (2.92%) SQL
7 4 (1.67%) Embedded C++
7 4 (1.67%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.25%) Java
8 3 (1.25%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.83%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.83%) Lua
9 2 (0.83%) Perl
9 2 (0.83%) SystemVerilog
9 2 (0.83%) Tcl
10 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 123 (51.25%) Degree
2 56 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 34 (14.17%) DV Cleared
4 25 (10.42%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.25%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.42%) CCNA
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.42%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.42%) DO-160
3 1 (0.42%) DO-254
3 1 (0.42%) GDPR
3 1 (0.42%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.42%) JTAG
System Software
1 124 (51.67%) Embedded Firmware
2 38 (15.83%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 41 (17.08%) SCCM
2 21 (8.75%) Sysprep
2 21 (8.75%) WSUS
3 8 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 8 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.42%) SCSM
4 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 79 (32.92%) EMC
2 56 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.42%) HP
4 8 (3.33%) VMware
5 7 (2.92%) McAfee
6 6 (2.50%) Fortinet
6 6 (2.50%) SAP
7 5 (2.08%) BT
7 5 (2.08%) Mitel
7 5 (2.08%) Veeam
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco
8 2 (0.83%) Facebook
9 1 (0.42%) Altera
9 1 (0.42%) Aruba
9 1 (0.42%) Google
9 1 (0.42%) Juniper
9 1 (0.42%) Meraki
9 1 (0.42%) Veritas