Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 206 279
Rank change year-on-year -25 +73 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 26 51 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.43% 0.86% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 5.04% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 17
Surrey median annual salary £45,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.73% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,425 £25,000 £29,800
90th Percentile £54,125 £62,000 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -2.70%

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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 785 1,012 1,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.02% 17.14% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 687 888 1,255
Surrey median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £22,864 £21,470 £22,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Surrey

Firmware
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Surrey

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Surrey over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Surrey

Firmware
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 8 £40,000 -
Woking +5 3 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Reigate -30 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Epsom - 2 £32,500 -
Guildford - 2 £40,000 -
Weybridge 0 1 £29,000 +11.54% 1
Chertsey - 1 £45,500 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 12 (46.15%) C++
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) C
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 9 (34.62%) Embedded C
5 8 (30.77%) RS-232
5 8 (30.77%) RS-485
5 8 (30.77%) RS-422
5 8 (30.77%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (26.92%) SCCM
6 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
6 7 (26.92%) Assembly Language
7 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (23.08%) Project Management
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 6 (23.08%) MCSA
7 6 (23.08%) MCDBA
7 6 (23.08%) Clustering
7 6 (23.08%) High Availability
7 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (23.08%) Service Design
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) G Suite
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) RS-232
1 8 (30.77%) RS-422
1 8 (30.77%) RS-485
2 5 (19.23%) NAS
2 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) MPLS
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) ADSL
4 2 (7.69%) Broadband
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (7.69%) FWSM
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) IPsec
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (19.23%) OLAP
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) DBA
5 5 (19.23%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) SQL DBA
6 4 (15.38%) Administrator
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (11.54%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded C Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) MFC
2 2 (7.69%) Qt
2 2 (7.69%) STL
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Clustering
3 5 (19.23%) Replication
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) CMDB
5 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.85%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) HPUX
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (23.08%) High Availability
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Service Design
4 5 (19.23%) Data Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (7.69%) Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Database Security
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C++
2 11 (42.31%) C
3 9 (34.62%) Embedded C
4 8 (30.77%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) Assembly Language
6 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (23.08%) MCDBA
3 6 (23.08%) MCSA
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (3.85%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.85%) LPIC
6 1 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) PhD
6 1 (3.85%) RHCE
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.69%) IEC 61508
3 1 (3.85%) MISRA
3 1 (3.85%) MISRA C
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (19.23%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) RedGate
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Avaya
5 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) NETGEAR
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Spiceworks
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec