The table below looks at the statistics for the Firmware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 101 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.35% 0.055% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.058% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -3.22%
Firmware Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1332 1711 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.54% 94.43% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1330 1295
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firmware Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Firmware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Firmware Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) Firmware
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Device Driver
3 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (42.86%) Signal Processing
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) PhD
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Physics
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Qt
5 1 (14.29%) QML
5 1 (14.29%) OpenCL
5 1 (14.29%) QNX
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Python

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Firmware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Firmware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Qt
1 1 (14.29%) QML
1 1 (14.29%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Device Driver
1 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Physics
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Signal Processing
3 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
2 5 (71.43%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) QNX
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago