Embedded Firmware Jobs in the UK excluding London

Embedded Firmware
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Embedded Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Firmware over the 6 months to 26 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 432 617 655
Rank change year-on-year +185 +38 -30
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Firmware 357 133 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.49% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 4.05% 1.44% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 227 116 41
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £43,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,875 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £58,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.87% +5.91% +17.65%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +5.00%

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London

Embedded 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 8,807 9,247 12,341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.00% 15.81% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7,000 5,725 8,300
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,687
% change year-on-year -9.09% -1.23% +1.25%

Embedded Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Embedded Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Firmware in the UK excluding London

Embedded Firmware
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Firmware in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Embedded Firmware in the UK excluding London

Embedded Firmware
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Firmware in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Embedded Firmware in the UK excluding London

Embedded Firmware
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Firmware within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
South East +117 140 £50,000 -9.09% 25
Midlands +60 71 £52,500 +45.83% 21
Scotland -51 51 £52,500 -3.67% 14
West Midlands +51 39 £60,750 +68.75% 5
North of England +56 36 £55,000 - 7
South West +13 34 £52,500 -2.33% 9
East Midlands - 32 £52,500 - 16
North West +22 30 £55,000 - 5
East of England +4 21 £65,000 - 32
Wales +10 4 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Yorkshire +72 3 £60,000 +41.18% 1
North East - 3 £60,000 - 1
Embedded Firmware
UK

Embedded Firmware
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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:

Applications
1 11 (3.08%) Simulink
2 3 (0.84%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.56%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.68%) GitHub
2 4 (1.12%) AWS
2 4 (1.12%) AWS IoT
3 2 (0.56%) Azure
3 2 (0.56%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub Actions
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (13.45%) Wireless
2 15 (4.20%) 5G
3 14 (3.92%) Ethernet
4 11 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.80%) LTE
6 9 (2.52%) Bluetooth
6 9 (2.52%) HTTP
7 8 (2.24%) DNS
7 8 (2.24%) Internet
7 8 (2.24%) SD-WAN
7 8 (2.24%) SMTP
7 8 (2.24%) WAN
8 7 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.68%) 5G NR
9 6 (1.68%) 802.11
9 6 (1.68%) MQTT
9 6 (1.68%) Software-Defined Radio
10 5 (1.40%) LoRaWAN
11 4 (1.12%) Modbus
12 2 (0.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
1 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (5.88%) Git
2 12 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.12%) JIRA
4 3 (0.84%) GCC
4 3 (0.84%) GDB
4 3 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.56%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.56%) PetaLinux
6 1 (0.28%) CMake
6 1 (0.28%) GitLab
6 1 (0.28%) Phabricator
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 175 (49.02%) Electronics
2 121 (33.89%) Manufacturing
3 108 (30.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 50 (14.01%) Social Skills
5 26 (7.28%) Automotive
6 18 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (4.48%) Marketing
8 15 (4.20%) Finance
9 12 (3.36%) Legal
9 12 (3.36%) Public Sector
9 12 (3.36%) Telecoms
10 8 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (1.12%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.56%) Advertising
12 2 (0.56%) Avionics
13 1 (0.28%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.28%) Police
13 1 (0.28%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 168 (47.06%) Embedded Engineer
2 96 (26.89%) Electronics Engineer
2 96 (26.89%) Firmware Engineer
3 85 (23.81%) Graduate
4 81 (22.69%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 80 (22.41%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
5 80 (22.41%) Junior
5 80 (22.41%) Software Engineer
6 79 (22.13%) Junior Electronics Engineer
7 74 (20.73%) Development Engineer
8 71 (19.89%) Graduate Development Engineer
9 66 (18.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 65 (18.21%) Senior
11 41 (11.48%) Senior Embedded Engineer
12 30 (8.40%) Developer
13 25 (7.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
14 22 (6.16%) Lead
15 18 (5.04%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
15 18 (5.04%) Hardware Engineer
16 17 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.20%) Yocto
2 8 (2.24%) Middleware
3 6 (1.68%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.40%) Flask
5 2 (0.56%) .NET
5 2 (0.56%) POSIX
5 2 (0.56%) Qt
6 1 (0.28%) Django
6 1 (0.28%) FastAPI
6 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.96%) Embedded Systems
2 30 (8.40%) FPGA
3 17 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.48%) GNSS
5 15 (4.20%) Device Driver
6 12 (3.36%) Analogue Electronics
6 12 (3.36%) IoT
6 12 (3.36%) VHDL
7 10 (2.80%) Tandem
8 8 (2.24%) CUDA
8 8 (2.24%) MicroBlaze
8 8 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.68%) PCIe
11 5 (1.40%) Robotics
12 4 (1.12%) ARM Cortex
13 2 (0.56%) Arduino
13 2 (0.56%) Raspberry Pi
13 2 (0.56%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.09%) Linux
2 26 (7.28%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (5.60%) Windows
4 8 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.24%) Unix
5 7 (1.96%) FreeRTOS
6 3 (0.84%) Android
7 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (35.57%) Software Engineering
2 89 (24.93%) Schematic Capture
3 83 (23.25%) Project Planning
4 44 (12.32%) Computer Science
5 29 (8.12%) Mentoring
6 28 (7.84%) Agile
7 26 (7.28%) Test Automation
8 25 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (6.16%) SDLC
10 17 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 17 (4.76%) FPGA Design
10 17 (4.76%) Software Architecture
11 16 (4.48%) B2B
11 16 (4.48%) Signal Processing
12 15 (4.20%) Mathematics
13 14 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.64%) Physics
15 12 (3.36%) Digital Marketing
15 12 (3.36%) Programme Management
15 12 (3.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 182 (50.98%) C
2 91 (25.49%) C++
3 49 (13.73%) Python
4 45 (12.61%) Embedded C
5 14 (3.92%) C#
6 11 (3.08%) MATLAB
7 10 (2.80%) Embedded C++
8 9 (2.52%) Java
9 8 (2.24%) Perl
9 8 (2.24%) Tcl
9 8 (2.24%) VB
10 3 (0.84%) Bash
10 3 (0.84%) Groovy
10 3 (0.84%) Lua
10 3 (0.84%) Rust
11 2 (0.56%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 173 (48.46%) Degree
2 15 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.68%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.96%) MISRA
1 7 (1.96%) MISRA C
2 3 (0.84%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) JTAG
System Software
1 357 (100.00%) Firmware
2 5 (1.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.12%) Ansible
1 4 (1.12%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.12%) Podman
2 1 (0.28%) Grafana
Vendors
1 89 (24.93%) EMC
2 12 (3.36%) SAP
3 10 (2.80%) Xilinx
4 8 (2.24%) Altera
4 8 (2.24%) Green Hills
4 8 (2.24%) Motorola
4 8 (2.24%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.56%) Facebook
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.28%) Atmel
6 1 (0.28%) Freescale