Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Firmware Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware Developer
UK
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 829 1115 1212
Rank change year-on-year +286 +97 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Developer 10 2 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.001% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 5
Median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -17.39% +27.78%
10th Percentile £30,375 £43,000 £39,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £52,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +21.05% -17.39% +91.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 73,416 140,757 170,634
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.88% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59,114 112,373 138,268
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Firmware Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Firmware Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Developer in the UK

Firmware Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Firmware Developer in the UK

Firmware Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware Developer over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Firmware Developer in the UK

Firmware Developer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
UK excluding London +245 10 £57,500 +21.05% 3
England +286 8 £57,500 +21.05% 3
North of England - 8 £57,500 - 1
North West - 8 £57,500 - 1
Wales - 2 £28,750 -

Firmware Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, Firmware Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Firmware Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) Firmware
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Degree
3 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Internet
3 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 8 (80.00%) Validation
3 8 (80.00%) Use Case
3 8 (80.00%) LTE
3 8 (80.00%) GCC
3 8 (80.00%) GitHub
3 8 (80.00%) Internet of Things
3 8 (80.00%) MQTT
3 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (80.00%) Wireless
3 8 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 8 (80.00%) Bluetooth
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (80.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (80.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) C++
3 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL

Firmware Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Bluetooth
1 8 (80.00%) Internet
1 8 (80.00%) LTE
1 8 (80.00%) MQTT
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (80.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (80.00%) GCC
General
1 2 (20.00%) Welsh Language
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Use Case
2 8 (80.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP