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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 118 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.055% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1721 1492 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.40% 93.84% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1307 1645
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) Firmware
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) Device Driver
2 7 (87.50%) Ethernet
3 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
4 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (50.00%) Physics
5 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (50.00%) PhD
6 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
7 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (25.00%) IGMP
7 2 (25.00%) RTSP
7 2 (25.00%) MPEG
7 2 (25.00%) HTTP
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) IPTV
7 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (25.00%) JTAG
8 1 (12.50%) Degree
8 1 (12.50%) Python
8 1 (12.50%) C++
8 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
8 1 (12.50%) ASIC

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Ethernet
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) IGMP
2 2 (25.00%) RTSP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Firmware
2 7 (87.50%) Device Driver
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (50.00%) Physics
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) MPEG
5 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
5 2 (25.00%) IPTV
6 1 (12.50%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) JTAG
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k dep. on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago