Firmware Jobs in the South West

Firmware
England > South West

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 199 217 276
Rank change year-on-year +18 +59 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 89 59 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.98% 0.83% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 7.34% 4.97% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 7
10th Percentile £37,375 £34,395 £35,111
25th Percentile £42,375 £37,500 £42,551
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +15.04%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,313 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £100,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.02% -13.81% -4.55%

All System Software Skills
South West

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,213 1,188 1,376
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 13.35% 16.69% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 994 740 871
10th Percentile £27,386 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +16.67%
75th Percentile £62,375 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £79,625 £81,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -3.51% +3.64%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the South West

Firmware
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Firmware in the South West

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in the South West over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the South West

Firmware
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Bristol +22 25 £55,000 -45.00% 16
Gloucestershire -18 21 £70,000 +3.70% 9
Somerset +16 16 £60,000 -20.00% 4
Devon -1 13 - - 7
Dorset -7 8 £40,000 - 5
Wiltshire -5 5 £62,500 +66.67% 1
Cornwall - 1 £33,500 - 3
Firmware
England

Firmware
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West 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 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Simulink
2 5 (5.62%) OrCAD
2 5 (5.62%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (4.49%) Windchill
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.25%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Azure
2 5 (5.62%) AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.12%) Entra ID
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) DNS
1 11 (12.36%) Ethernet
2 9 (10.11%) Wireless
3 8 (8.99%) Firewall
4 7 (7.87%) HTTP
4 7 (7.87%) Internet
4 7 (7.87%) SMTP
4 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.74%) 5G
5 6 (6.74%) SD-WAN
5 6 (6.74%) WAN
6 5 (5.62%) NetScaler
6 5 (5.62%) RS-232
7 4 (4.49%) 802.11
7 4 (4.49%) BGP
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.49%) DHCP
7 4 (4.49%) OSPF
7 4 (4.49%) VPN
8 3 (3.37%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Git
2 9 (10.11%) Subversion
3 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.62%) LabVIEW
5 4 (4.49%) JIRA
5 4 (4.49%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.25%) PetaLinux
7 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.12%) Postman
8 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 35 (39.33%) Electronics
2 23 (25.84%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (21.35%) Social Skills
4 14 (15.73%) Manufacturing
5 11 (12.36%) Military
6 9 (10.11%) Aerospace
7 7 (7.87%) Finance
7 7 (7.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 7 (7.87%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (7.87%) Public Sector
8 6 (6.74%) Marketing
8 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
9 5 (5.62%) Aviation
10 2 (2.25%) Automotive
10 2 (2.25%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Senior
2 16 (17.98%) Hardware Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) Embedded Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Software Engineer
6 11 (12.36%) Principal Engineer
7 10 (11.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Electronics Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Embedded Developer
9 7 (7.87%) Firmware Developer
9 7 (7.87%) Firmware Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Principal Software Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Senior Embedded Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) FPGA Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Designer
11 5 (5.62%) FPGA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.49%) Flash
2 3 (3.37%) POSIX
3 2 (2.25%) .NET
3 2 (2.25%) Qt
3 2 (2.25%) wxWidgets
3 2 (2.25%) Yocto
4 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (43.82%) FPGA
2 17 (19.10%) VHDL
3 13 (14.61%) GNSS
4 12 (13.48%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (8.99%) Algorithms
6 7 (7.87%) CUDA
6 7 (7.87%) Tandem
7 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
7 6 (6.74%) MicroBlaze
8 5 (5.62%) Analogue Electronics
8 5 (5.62%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (4.49%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (4.49%) PCIe
10 3 (3.37%) CPLD
10 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (3.37%) Fibre Optics
10 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
10 3 (3.37%) Verilog
11 2 (2.25%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Linux
2 19 (21.35%) Windows
3 7 (7.87%) Unix
4 5 (5.62%) Android
5 2 (2.25%) FreeRTOS
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.12%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (25.84%) Software Engineering
3 19 (21.35%) FPGA Design
4 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
5 15 (16.85%) Validation
6 14 (15.73%) Test Automation
7 13 (14.61%) B2B
7 13 (14.61%) Signal Processing
8 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
8 10 (11.24%) Technical Leadership
9 9 (10.11%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (8.99%) Change Management
10 8 (8.99%) Software Architecture
11 7 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (7.87%) ITIL
11 7 (7.87%) Open Source
11 7 (7.87%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (7.87%) SysML
11 7 (7.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) C
2 26 (29.21%) C++
3 16 (17.98%) Python
4 8 (8.99%) MATLAB
5 7 (7.87%) Perl
6 6 (6.74%) Embedded C
6 6 (6.74%) Tcl
6 6 (6.74%) VB
7 5 (5.62%) C#
8 2 (2.25%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) Java
9 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (37.08%) Degree
2 22 (24.72%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.25%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.12%) CCNA
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) HNC
6 1 (1.12%) HND
6 1 (1.12%) ISEB
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) IEC 61508
1 4 (4.49%) JTAG
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 27 (30.34%) Embedded Firmware
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Functional Safety
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Xilinx
2 6 (6.74%) Altera
2 6 (6.74%) Citrix
2 6 (6.74%) Green Hills
2 6 (6.74%) Motorola
2 6 (6.74%) SAP
3 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco
4 4 (4.49%) EMC
4 4 (4.49%) Fortinet
4 4 (4.49%) Intel
4 4 (4.49%) Mentor Graphics
4 4 (4.49%) Meraki
4 4 (4.49%) Siemens
5 3 (3.37%) IBM
5 3 (3.37%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) LogicMonitor
6 1 (1.12%) N-able
6 1 (1.12%) NetApp
6 1 (1.12%) Sophos