Embedded Firmware Jobs

Embedded Firmware
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Embedded Firmware skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Embedded Firmware over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 586 764 1115
Rank change year-on-year +178 +351 -183
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Firmware 277 125 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.15% 0.098%
As % of the System Software category 2.85% 0.96% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 232 111 63
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £39,375 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% - +8.91%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £76,125 £75,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% +24.44%

All System Software Skills
UK

Embedded Firmware falls under the System Software category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,706 12,964 30,586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 10.55% 15.88% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7,235 9,060 15,589
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £34,000 £37,397 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £76,385 £78,750
90th Percentile £86,485 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

Embedded Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Embedded Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Firmware in the UK

Embedded Firmware
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Embedded Firmware.

Salary trend for Embedded Firmware in the UK

Embedded Firmware
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Embedded Firmware over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Embedded Firmware in the UK

Embedded Firmware
Top 16 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 24 July 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
UK excluding London +106 263 £56,000 +1.82% 41
England +163 230 £56,000 +1.82% 38
Work from Home +85 100 £52,500 -13.58% 6
Midlands +50 73 £60,000 +66.67% 5
South East +25 52 £50,000 - 11
North of England +35 43 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East Midlands - 40 £60,000 - 5
South West +21 38 £60,000 +1.69% 9
Scotland -54 36 £52,500 -4.98% 4
West Midlands +14 33 £61,500 +70.83%
North West +14 28 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East of England -17 16 £57,500 -11.54% 14
North East -10 9 £56,000 +24.44%
London +78 8 £51,250 +6.22%
Yorkshire +45 6 £60,000 +41.18%
Wales +33 5 £65,000 +145.28%

Embedded Firmware
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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 12 (4.33%) OrCAD
2 9 (3.25%) Simulink
3 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.36%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.89%) GitHub
2 3 (1.08%) AWS
2 3 (1.08%) Azure
3 2 (0.72%) AWS IoT
3 2 (0.72%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (0.72%) GitHub Actions
4 1 (0.36%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.61%) Wireless
2 14 (5.05%) 5G
3 13 (4.69%) Bluetooth
4 12 (4.33%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.25%) HTTP
6 8 (2.89%) DNS
6 8 (2.89%) Ethernet
6 8 (2.89%) Internet
6 8 (2.89%) SD-WAN
6 8 (2.89%) SMTP
6 8 (2.89%) WAN
7 6 (2.17%) LTE
8 5 (1.81%) Modbus
8 5 (1.81%) MQTT
9 4 (1.44%) 5G NR
9 4 (1.44%) 802.11
9 4 (1.44%) LoRaWAN
9 4 (1.44%) Software-Defined Radio
9 4 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.08%) GSM
Development Applications
1 22 (7.94%) Git
2 11 (3.97%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.81%) JIRA
4 2 (0.72%) GitLab
4 2 (0.72%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.72%) Subversion
4 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.36%) GDB
5 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (35.38%) Electronics
2 49 (17.69%) Manufacturing
3 43 (15.52%) Social Skills
4 30 (10.83%) Automotive
5 18 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 18 (6.50%) Marketing
6 14 (5.05%) Finance
6 14 (5.05%) Telecoms
7 13 (4.69%) Public Sector
8 9 (3.25%) Aerospace
9 8 (2.89%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Avionics
10 2 (0.72%) Health Technology
10 2 (0.72%) Police
10 2 (0.72%) Wearables
11 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 169 (61.01%) Embedded Engineer
2 85 (30.69%) Senior
3 83 (29.96%) Firmware Engineer
4 76 (27.44%) Software Engineer
5 69 (24.91%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 67 (24.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 65 (23.47%) Senior Embedded Engineer
8 29 (10.47%) Developer
9 27 (9.75%) Senior Software Engineer
10 23 (8.30%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 23 (8.30%) Senior Firmware Engineer
11 21 (7.58%) Lead
12 18 (6.50%) Team Leader
13 17 (6.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 17 (6.14%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (5.42%) Electronics Engineer
15 14 (5.05%) Software Team Leader
16 13 (4.69%) Embedded Developer
17 11 (3.97%) Design Engineer
18 9 (3.25%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.69%) Yocto
2 5 (1.81%) .NET
3 4 (1.44%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.72%) Flask
4 2 (0.72%) Middleware
4 2 (0.72%) OpenGL
4 2 (0.72%) React
4 2 (0.72%) React Native
4 2 (0.72%) Vulkan
5 1 (0.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.88%) Embedded Systems
2 26 (9.39%) FPGA
3 17 (6.14%) IoT
4 16 (5.78%) Device Driver
4 16 (5.78%) GNSS
5 11 (3.97%) VHDL
6 9 (3.25%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.25%) Tandem
7 8 (2.89%) CUDA
7 8 (2.89%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.89%) MicroBlaze
7 8 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.81%) Robotics
9 4 (1.44%) Analogue Electronics
9 4 (1.44%) PCIe
10 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.08%) Arduino
10 3 (1.08%) ARM Cortex
10 3 (1.08%) Verilog
11 2 (0.72%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 60 (21.66%) Linux
2 28 (10.11%) Embedded Linux
3 19 (6.86%) Windows
4 8 (2.89%) Unix
5 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.36%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (41.52%) Software Engineering
2 45 (16.25%) Mentoring
3 42 (15.16%) Computer Science
4 35 (12.64%) Agile
5 26 (9.39%) Test Automation
6 24 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (7.58%) Software Architecture
8 16 (5.78%) B2B
9 14 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (4.69%) FPGA Design
10 13 (4.69%) Programme Management
10 13 (4.69%) SDLC
10 13 (4.69%) Signal Processing
11 11 (3.97%) Open Source
12 10 (3.61%) OO
12 10 (3.61%) Roadmaps
12 10 (3.61%) Software Testing
13 9 (3.25%) Device Driver Development
14 8 (2.89%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 158 (57.04%) C
2 107 (38.63%) C++
3 43 (15.52%) Python
4 35 (12.64%) Embedded C
5 15 (5.42%) C#
6 10 (3.61%) Embedded C++
7 9 (3.25%) MATLAB
8 8 (2.89%) Perl
8 8 (2.89%) Tcl
8 8 (2.89%) VB
9 5 (1.81%) Java
10 4 (1.44%) Bash
10 4 (1.44%) SQL
11 3 (1.08%) Groovy
11 3 (1.08%) Rust
12 2 (0.72%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 94 (33.94%) Degree
2 9 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (2.53%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.81%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.72%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.36%) HNC
6 1 (0.36%) HND
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.89%) MISRA
1 8 (2.89%) MISRA C
2 6 (2.17%) QA
3 3 (1.08%) GDPR
3 3 (1.08%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.72%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.72%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.36%) JTAG
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 277 (100.00%) Firmware
2 3 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Ansible
1 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.36%) Podman
Vendors
1 13 (4.69%) SAP
2 8 (2.89%) Altera
2 8 (2.89%) Green Hills
2 8 (2.89%) Motorola
2 8 (2.89%) Xilinx
3 7 (2.53%) EMC
4 3 (1.08%) Freescale
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.72%) Atmel
5 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.36%) Facebook
6 1 (0.36%) Google