Firmware Jobs in the UK excluding London

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 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 249 375 397
Rank change year-on-year +126 +22 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 829 475 586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.19% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 9.21% 5.03% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 612 327 212
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,438 £32,500 £40,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +10.00%

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London

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 9,003 9,441 12,151
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.91% 15.15% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7,240 6,044 8,361
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £32,500
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 £66,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK 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 UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the UK excluding London

Firmware
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Firmware in the UK excluding London

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the UK excluding London

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 Firmware within the UK excluding London 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
South East +97 264 £50,000 +11.11% 110
Midlands +94 115 £55,000 +25.71% 42
East of England +73 112 £55,750 -14.23% 74
North of England +59 112 £52,500 +61.54% 23
Scotland -10 97 £52,500 -0.94% 30
South West +18 89 £55,000 -8.33% 45
West Midlands +77 69 £61,500 +35.16% 21
North West +1 60 £55,000 +37.50% 15
East Midlands +17 46 £50,000 +81.82% 21
Yorkshire +99 42 £42,500 +31.99% 7
Wales +5 24 £60,000 -4.00% 8
Northern Ireland +34 16 £28,000 -13.85% 4
North East +12 10 £55,000 +34.15% 1
Firmware
UK

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (1.21%) Microsoft Exchange
1 10 (1.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.24%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.12%) Apache
3 1 (0.12%) nginx
3 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (2.77%) Simulink
2 21 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.97%) OrCAD
4 6 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
5 4 (0.48%) Windchill
6 3 (0.36%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.02%) Azure
2 21 (2.53%) AWS
3 20 (2.41%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (1.69%) GitHub
5 8 (0.97%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.97%) OneDrive
6 7 (0.84%) AWS IoT
6 7 (0.84%) Power Platform
7 5 (0.60%) Power Automate
8 3 (0.36%) SaaS
9 2 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) Akamai
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) Entra ID
10 1 (0.12%) GitHub Actions
10 1 (0.12%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Purview
10 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 128 (15.44%) Wireless
2 47 (5.67%) Ethernet
3 36 (4.34%) TCP/IP
4 28 (3.38%) Bluetooth
5 27 (3.26%) MQTT
6 26 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (3.02%) LAN
8 23 (2.77%) HTTP
9 22 (2.65%) Firewall
10 20 (2.41%) WAN
11 17 (2.05%) DNS
11 17 (2.05%) RS-232
12 16 (1.93%) OSPF
13 14 (1.69%) SD-WAN
13 14 (1.69%) VPN
14 13 (1.57%) Internet
14 13 (1.57%) LTE
14 13 (1.57%) Wireshark
15 12 (1.45%) 5G
15 12 (1.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (0.84%) Power BI
2 6 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.24%) Big Data
3 2 (0.24%) MariaDB
3 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.24%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (0.12%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 55 (6.63%) Git
2 25 (3.02%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.17%) JIRA
4 17 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
4 17 (2.05%) Subversion
5 13 (1.57%) LabVIEW
6 9 (1.09%) Rational Team Concert
7 6 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.36%) GCC
9 3 (0.36%) GDB
9 3 (0.36%) GitLab
9 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.24%) PetaLinux
11 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.12%) CMake
11 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.12%) Phabricator
11 1 (0.12%) Postman
General
1 342 (41.25%) Electronics
2 199 (24.00%) Social Skills
3 178 (21.47%) Manufacturing
4 141 (17.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 60 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (5.79%) Automotive
6 48 (5.79%) Finance
7 44 (5.31%) Marketing
8 38 (4.58%) Telecoms
9 37 (4.46%) Public Sector
10 27 (3.26%) Organisational Skills
11 22 (2.65%) Retail
12 16 (1.93%) Aerospace
13 13 (1.57%) Legal
14 12 (1.45%) Military
15 8 (0.97%) Presentation Skills
16 7 (0.84%) Aviation
17 5 (0.60%) French Language
18 2 (0.24%) Avionics
18 2 (0.24%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 266 (32.09%) Embedded Engineer
2 178 (21.47%) Software Engineer
3 160 (19.30%) Senior
4 140 (16.89%) Electronics Engineer
5 120 (14.48%) Graduate
6 119 (14.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 117 (14.11%) Firmware Engineer
8 105 (12.67%) Junior
9 84 (10.13%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 83 (10.01%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
11 78 (9.41%) Junior Electronics Engineer
12 77 (9.29%) Development Engineer
13 71 (8.56%) Graduate Development Engineer
14 68 (8.20%) Senior Embedded Engineer
15 51 (6.15%) Lead
16 50 (6.03%) Developer
16 50 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
17 44 (5.31%) Senior Software Engineer
18 41 (4.95%) Hardware Engineer
19 34 (4.10%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.17%) HTML
2 16 (1.93%) CSS
2 16 (1.93%) Flask
2 16 (1.93%) Yocto
3 14 (1.69%) 802.1X
4 13 (1.57%) Node.js
4 13 (1.57%) Qt
5 12 (1.45%) Middleware
6 11 (1.33%) .NET
7 9 (1.09%) Django
7 9 (1.09%) React
8 7 (0.84%) Web Services
9 5 (0.60%) FFmpeg
9 5 (0.60%) Flash
9 5 (0.60%) GStreamer
9 5 (0.60%) OpenCV
9 5 (0.60%) REST
10 3 (0.36%) POSIX
10 3 (0.36%) WPF
11 2 (0.24%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.86%) FPGA
2 70 (8.44%) Embedded Systems
3 53 (6.39%) IoT
4 45 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 38 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
6 36 (4.34%) Algorithms
7 35 (4.22%) Driving Licence
8 28 (3.38%) Analogue Electronics
9 23 (2.77%) VHDL
10 19 (2.29%) Device Driver
10 19 (2.29%) Mobile App
11 17 (2.05%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.81%) GNSS
13 13 (1.57%) PCIe
13 13 (1.57%) Video\Live Streaming
14 12 (1.45%) EPoS
15 11 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
15 11 (1.33%) Raspberry Pi
16 10 (1.21%) Arduino
16 10 (1.21%) ARM Cortex
Operating Systems
1 142 (17.13%) Linux
2 99 (11.94%) Windows
3 44 (5.31%) Embedded Linux
4 34 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 27 (3.26%) Windows 10
6 23 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 21 (2.53%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (1.81%) FreeRTOS
8 15 (1.81%) Unix
9 14 (1.69%) Windows NT
10 12 (1.45%) Windows 7
11 11 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.09%) Android
13 8 (0.97%) AIX
13 8 (0.97%) Solaris
14 4 (0.48%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.24%) Debian
15 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (36.19%) Software Engineering
2 133 (16.04%) Computer Science
3 125 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
4 105 (12.67%) Schematic Capture
5 83 (10.01%) Project Planning
6 67 (8.08%) Agile
7 60 (7.24%) Software Testing
8 57 (6.88%) Customer Service
8 57 (6.88%) SDLC
9 53 (6.39%) ITIL
9 53 (6.39%) Mentoring
10 51 (6.15%) Mathematics
10 51 (6.15%) Physics
11 47 (5.67%) Validation
12 44 (5.31%) Customer Requirements
13 43 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 42 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (4.83%) Programme Management
16 37 (4.46%) Embedded Software Development
16 37 (4.46%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 337 (40.65%) C
2 157 (18.94%) C++
3 108 (13.03%) Embedded C
4 107 (12.91%) Python
5 44 (5.31%) C#
6 27 (3.26%) SQL
7 25 (3.02%) MATLAB
8 21 (2.53%) Bash
8 21 (2.53%) Java
9 20 (2.41%) Embedded C++
10 16 (1.93%) Perl
11 14 (1.69%) JavaScript
12 8 (0.97%) Tcl
13 7 (0.84%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.72%) Assembly Language
14 6 (0.72%) VB
15 4 (0.48%) Rust
16 3 (0.36%) Groovy
16 3 (0.36%) Lua
16 3 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 321 (38.72%) Degree
2 105 (12.67%) Security Cleared
3 50 (6.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 40 (4.83%) DV Cleared
5 33 (3.98%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.69%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.97%) CCNP
8 8 (0.97%) HND
9 7 (0.84%) CCDP
9 7 (0.84%) CCIE
9 7 (0.84%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 6 (0.72%) Azure Certification
10 6 (0.72%) CCNA
11 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.60%) PhD
11 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.90%) SLA
2 23 (2.77%) QA
3 18 (2.17%) MISRA
4 14 (1.69%) JTAG
5 10 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.21%) MISRA C
6 9 (1.09%) ISO 13485
7 8 (0.97%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 5 (0.60%) ISO 26262
9 4 (0.48%) Automotive SPICE
9 4 (0.48%) AUTOSAR
9 4 (0.48%) GDPR
9 4 (0.48%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.36%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.36%) ECSS
11 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 344 (41.50%) Embedded Firmware
2 38 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (2.29%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.45%) Docker
7 6 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.60%) vSphere
9 3 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 34 (4.10%) SCCM
2 19 (2.29%) Ansible
3 16 (1.93%) WSUS
4 14 (1.69%) Sysprep
5 13 (1.57%) SCOM
6 11 (1.33%) Kubernetes
7 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.84%) Functional Safety
8 7 (0.84%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (0.72%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.48%) Podman
10 4 (0.48%) Terraform
10 4 (0.48%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.36%) Grafana
12 2 (0.24%) Nessus
12 2 (0.24%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 114 (13.75%) EMC
2 62 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.34%) SAP
4 34 (4.10%) VMware
5 26 (3.14%) HP
6 21 (2.53%) Cisco
7 18 (2.17%) IBM
7 18 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 18 (2.17%) Xilinx
8 15 (1.81%) Veeam
9 13 (1.57%) Dell
9 13 (1.57%) Fortinet
9 13 (1.57%) NetApp
10 12 (1.45%) Citrix
11 9 (1.09%) Intel
12 8 (0.97%) Aruba
12 8 (0.97%) NVIDIA
12 8 (0.97%) Oracle
13 7 (0.84%) Ekahau
13 7 (0.84%) Meraki