Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 224 288
Rank change year-on-year -13 +64 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 24 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.39% 0.58% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 2.95% 3.65% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 15
Surrey median annual salary £45,250 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.56% +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,750 £27,125 £42,250
90th Percentile £50,001 £65,000 £55,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +5.56%

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 814 1042 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.12% 15.83% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 712 898 1393
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% -3.75%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,213 £22,500
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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 - 9 £40,000 -
Woking +23 2 £46,250 -5.13%
Guildford -12 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Chertsey - 2 £45,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £29,000 -
Firmware
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 14 (58.33%) C
2 12 (50.00%) C++
3 11 (45.83%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
4 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (41.67%) Embedded C
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) RS-232
5 9 (37.50%) RS-485
5 9 (37.50%) RS-422
6 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 8 (33.33%) Assembly Language
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (29.17%) Project Management
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) SCCM
8 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (25.00%) High Availability
8 6 (25.00%) MCSA
8 6 (25.00%) MCDBA
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (25.00%) Clustering
8 6 (25.00%) Service Design
8 6 (25.00%) 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 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) G Suite
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) RS-232
1 9 (37.50%) RS-422
1 9 (37.50%) RS-485
2 5 (20.83%) NAS
2 5 (20.83%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) IPsec
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.83%) OLAP
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 10 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) DBA
4 5 (20.83%) SQL DBA
5 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) AIX Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) MFC
2 1 (4.17%) Qt
2 1 (4.17%) STL
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Clustering
3 5 (20.83%) Replication
4 2 (8.33%) CMDB
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.33%) HP Storage
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) AIX
3 2 (8.33%) HPUX
3 2 (8.33%) Solaris
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (25.00%) High Availability
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (25.00%) Service Design
5 5 (20.83%) Data Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) ETL
5 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) CMMI
6 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Operations Research
6 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C
2 12 (50.00%) C++
3 11 (45.83%) C#
4 10 (41.67%) Embedded C
5 8 (33.33%) Assembly Language
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (8.33%) Python
8 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (25.00%) MCDBA
3 6 (25.00%) MCSA
4 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) CISSP
6 1 (4.17%) PhD
6 1 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.33%) IEC 61508
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) MISRA
3 1 (4.17%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (20.83%) SCOM
4 2 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
5 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) RedGate
3 4 (16.67%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.17%) Spiceworks
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec