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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 114 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.13% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £43,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.79% -3.75%
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
1466 1563 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.96% 96.96% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1237 1178
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) Firmware
2 8 (57.14%) C++
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) Signal Processing
3 7 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 7 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 7 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
6 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 4 (28.57%) 802.1X
6 4 (28.57%) Data Structures
6 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 4 (28.57%) ZigBee
6 4 (28.57%) Time Management
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
6 4 (28.57%) 802.15
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 1 (7.14%) HTTP
9 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (7.14%) Perl
9 1 (7.14%) C#
9 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
9 1 (7.14%) Simulink

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) 802.15
1 4 (28.57%) ZigBee
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) IGMP
2 1 (7.14%) RTSP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 7 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
3 4 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Signal Processing
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Firmware
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Salary: to £50k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
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