The table below looks at the statistics for the Firmware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 131 139 147
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.048% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.26% 0.12%
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
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2014 2268 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.83% 95.41% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 1924 2226
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 1 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Firmware Engineer
East of England

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) Firmware
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Verilog
3 4 (50.00%) VHDL
4 3 (37.50%) Military
4 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Chemistry
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 3 (37.50%) Electronics
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) Device Driver
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) 802.15
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) PhD
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (25.00%) ZigBee
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) 802.15
2 2 (25.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (12.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (37.50%) Military
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Verilog
2 4 (50.00%) VHDL
3 3 (37.50%) Device Driver
3 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (37.50%) Chemistry
4 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) TDD
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Firmware
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