The table below looks at the statistics for the Firmware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.78% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Firmware Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
744 475 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.13% 95.19% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 661 387 389
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 Dorset

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

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in Dorset

Firmware Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Firmware
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (85.71%) Automotive
2 6 (85.71%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded C
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 6 (85.71%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded C
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Firmware