Embedded Firmware Jobs with Work from Home Options

Embedded Firmware
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent remote or hybrid work 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 16 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 478 557 815
Rank change year-on-year +79 +258 -270
Permanent jobs citing Embedded Firmware 125 76 86
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.35% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 2.92% 1.42% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 114 60 37
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,625 -
25th Percentile £46,250 £52,188 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% +18.18% +4.76%
75th Percentile £64,375 - £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,975 -
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £54,250
% change year-on-year -8.70% +5.99% +5.34%

All System Software Skills
Work from Home

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 with remote or hybrid options requiring system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,288 5,345 14,697
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.06% 14.26% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,269 4,225 7,788
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £56,325
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.35% +2.41%

Embedded Firmware
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Embedded Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Embedded Firmware trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Embedded Firmware.

Embedded Firmware salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Embedded Firmware over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

Embedded Firmware salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 8 (6.40%) Simulink
2 3 (2.40%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.80%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) Azure
1 7 (5.60%) Azure DevOps
2 4 (3.20%) AWS
2 4 (3.20%) AWS IoT
3 3 (2.40%) GitHub
3 3 (2.40%) GitHub Actions
4 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.20%) Wireless
2 9 (7.20%) LTE
3 6 (4.80%) Ethernet
4 5 (4.00%) 5G
4 5 (4.00%) 5G NR
4 5 (4.00%) 802.11
4 5 (4.00%) Bluetooth
4 5 (4.00%) MQTT
4 5 (4.00%) Software-Defined Radio
5 4 (3.20%) LoRaWAN
5 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.80%) HTTP
6 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.80%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) MariaDB
1 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) JIRA
2 3 (2.40%) GDB
2 3 (2.40%) GitLab
3 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.80%) CMake
4 1 (0.80%) GCC
4 1 (0.80%) Git
4 1 (0.80%) Phabricator
General
1 51 (40.80%) Electronics
2 40 (32.00%) Social Skills
3 24 (19.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 13 (10.40%) Automotive
5 10 (8.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.80%) Marketing
6 6 (4.80%) Police
7 5 (4.00%) Finance
8 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.20%) Public Sector
8 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.60%) Local Government
9 2 (1.60%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 64 (51.20%) Embedded Engineer
2 44 (35.20%) Firmware Engineer
3 32 (25.60%) Software Engineer
4 29 (23.20%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 24 (19.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 22 (17.60%) Senior
7 17 (13.60%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Analyst
9 9 (7.20%) Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Test Analyst
11 7 (5.60%) Embedded Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Embedded Software Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Senior Embedded Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Software Manager
11 7 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.00%) Radio Specialist
12 5 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
13 4 (3.20%) Design Engineer
14 3 (2.40%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) Yocto
2 5 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 5 (4.00%) Flask
3 2 (1.60%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.60%) Vulkan
4 1 (0.80%) Django
4 1 (0.80%) FastAPI
4 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Mobile App
2 13 (10.40%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (6.40%) Device Driver
3 8 (6.40%) IoT
4 5 (4.00%) PCIe
5 2 (1.60%) ARM Cortex
5 2 (1.60%) Tandem
6 1 (0.80%) FPGA
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Linux
2 11 (8.80%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.80%) Software Engineering
2 28 (22.40%) Mentoring
3 22 (17.60%) Computer Science
4 17 (13.60%) SDLC
5 12 (9.60%) DevOps
5 12 (9.60%) Mathematics
5 12 (9.60%) Physics
6 11 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (8.80%) Software Testing
7 10 (8.00%) Backlog Management
7 10 (8.00%) Functional Testing
7 10 (8.00%) Image Processing
7 10 (8.00%) Linux Kernel Development
7 10 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 10 (8.00%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (8.00%) UML
7 10 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (5.60%) Coaching
8 7 (5.60%) Performance Management
8 7 (5.60%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 86 (68.80%) C
2 34 (27.20%) C++
3 33 (26.40%) Embedded C
4 24 (19.20%) Python
5 4 (3.20%) Embedded C++
6 2 (1.60%) C#
7 1 (0.80%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.80%) Lua
7 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 49 (39.20%) Degree
2 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.00%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) QA
2 4 (3.20%) GDPR
3 1 (0.80%) JTAG
System Software
1 125 (100.00%) Firmware
2 1 (0.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Ansible
1 1 (0.80%) Grafana
1 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.80%) Podman
Vendors
1 4 (3.20%) SAP
2 2 (1.60%) EMC
2 2 (1.60%) Facebook
2 2 (1.60%) Sitecore