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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 106 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.069% 0.36% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.37% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
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
1415 1602 1863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.18% 95.53% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1406 1612
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (100.00%) Firmware
2 5 (83.33%) Verilog
3 4 (66.67%) VHDL
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (50.00%) Device Driver
4 3 (50.00%) Military
4 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (50.00%) Electronics
4 3 (50.00%) C
4 3 (50.00%) VBA
4 3 (50.00%) Chemistry
4 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (33.33%) PhD
6 1 (16.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (16.67%) Degree

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Military
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Verilog
2 4 (66.67%) VHDL
3 3 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (50.00%) Chemistry
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) VBA
1 3 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
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