The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Durham region that had Firmware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank - 18 24
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 5.45% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category - 5.56% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Median salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Firmware Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham 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
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
153 108 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 99.35% 98.18% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 126 95 93
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 £33,695
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +15.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

The demand trend of job ads across the Durham region that featured Firmware Engineer in the job title.

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in Durham

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Firmware Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Durham region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) RS-232
1 2 (100.00%) RS-485

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RS-232
1 2 (100.00%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware