The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 115 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 10 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.55% 0.050% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.052% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 7
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 1929 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.88% 96.21% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1688 1702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Firmware Engineer
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 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 15 (100.00%) Firmware
2 14 (93.33%) C
3 9 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (53.33%) Embedded C
4 8 (53.33%) Device Driver
4 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) Assembly Language
4 8 (53.33%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (46.67%) ASIC
5 7 (46.67%) C++
5 7 (46.67%) Python
6 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
7 4 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
8 2 (13.33%) Physics
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) IPTV
8 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 2 (13.33%) JTAG
8 2 (13.33%) HTTP
8 2 (13.33%) PhD
8 2 (13.33%) MPEG
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) IGMP
8 2 (13.33%) RTSP

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 2 (13.33%) IGMP
3 2 (13.33%) RTSP
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Firmware
2 8 (53.33%) Device Driver
2 8 (53.33%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (46.67%) ASIC
4 4 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (13.33%) Physics
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) IPTV
5 2 (13.33%) MPEG
5 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C
2 8 (53.33%) Embedded C
2 8 (53.33%) Assembly Language
3 7 (46.67%) C++
3 7 (46.67%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) JTAG
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £50k dep. on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
RE & M (Recruiting Engineers & Managers) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: package worth £60,000+
Posted: 24 days ago