Firmware Jobs in the West Midlands

Firmware
England > West Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 172 258 256
Rank change year-on-year +86 -2 -71
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 46 24 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 6.31% 2.68% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32 10 14
10th Percentile £52,500 £26,250 £24,125
25th Percentile £57,188 £48,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,750 £55,000 £39,750
Median % change year-on-year +15.91% +38.36% -29.33%
75th Percentile £76,563 £110,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £84,500 - £54,800
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,044 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -7.19% +4.76%

All System Software Skills
West Midlands

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 West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 729 896 1,101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.38% 12.37% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 635 628 895
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,259
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £72,473 £75,000 £77,180
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £56,392
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.47% +2.53%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in the West Midlands

Firmware
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firmware in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Firmware in the West Midlands

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the West Midlands

Firmware
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Warwickshire +67 18 £65,000 - 6
Coventry +42 9 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Birmingham +31 4 - - 5
Staffordshire +7 2 £29,250 - 6
Firmware
England

Firmware
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands 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 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Simulink
1 1 (2.17%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) GitHub
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.17%) AWS
3 1 (2.17%) AWS IoT
3 1 (2.17%) Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (28.26%) Bluetooth
3 12 (26.09%) Wireless
4 5 (10.87%) GSM
4 5 (10.87%) RS-232
4 5 (10.87%) RS-485
4 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.87%) ZigBee
5 4 (8.70%) J1939
6 2 (4.35%) Firewall
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
6 2 (4.35%) VPN
7 1 (2.17%) DHCP
7 1 (2.17%) DNS
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Git
General
1 27 (58.70%) Electronics
2 10 (21.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 10 (21.74%) Manufacturing
3 8 (17.39%) Automotive
4 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Software Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) Electronics Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Development Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Graduate
4 10 (21.74%) Graduate Development Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Junior
4 10 (21.74%) Junior Electronics Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Firmware Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior
6 5 (10.87%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Embedded Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Telematics Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Hardware Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Lead
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Electronics Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Security Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (15.22%) IoT
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (10.87%) Device Driver
3 5 (10.87%) Smart Home
4 4 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.70%) Analogue Electronics
5 3 (6.52%) ARM Cortex
6 1 (2.17%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) FreeRTOS
2 9 (19.57%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Software Engineering
2 14 (30.43%) Agile
3 11 (23.91%) Schematic Capture
4 10 (21.74%) Project Planning
5 9 (19.57%) Embedded Software Development
6 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
7 7 (15.22%) Use Case
8 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.87%) Product Requirements
8 5 (10.87%) SDLC
9 4 (8.70%) Code Quality
9 4 (8.70%) Device Driver Development
9 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.70%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Telematics
10 2 (4.35%) ITIL
10 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Release Management
10 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) C
2 12 (26.09%) Embedded C
3 7 (15.22%) Python
4 4 (8.70%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) Bash
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) MISRA
2 4 (8.70%) Automotive SPICE
2 4 (8.70%) AUTOSAR
2 4 (8.70%) MISRA C
3 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Embedded Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) EMC
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds