The first table below looks at the demand for the Firmware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 16 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 271 267 261
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 11 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 10
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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8344 8315 8922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.41% 95.84% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6937 7231 7396
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Norfolk - 2 £40,000 -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 17 (100.00%) Firmware
2 15 (88.24%) C
3 9 (52.94%) Embedded C
4 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
4 8 (47.06%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (41.18%) C++
5 7 (41.18%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) ASIC
5 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (41.18%) Assembly Language
5 7 (41.18%) Device Driver
5 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 7 (41.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) VHDL
9 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
9 3 (17.65%) Xilinx
10 2 (11.76%) CAN bus
11 1 (5.88%) Mentor Graphics
11 1 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
11 1 (5.88%) DO-254
11 1 (5.88%) Simulink
11 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
11 1 (5.88%) Scrum
11 1 (5.88%) HTTP
11 1 (5.88%) PhD
11 1 (5.88%) MPEG
11 1 (5.88%) Linux

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (5.88%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
2 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) IGMP
3 1 (5.88%) RTSP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Firmware
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (41.18%) ASIC
3 7 (41.18%) Device Driver
3 7 (41.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (23.53%) VHDL
5 2 (11.76%) CAN bus
6 1 (5.88%) Verilog
6 1 (5.88%) MPEG
6 1 (5.88%) IPTV
6 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.88%) Physics
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C
2 9 (52.94%) Embedded C
3 7 (41.18%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) Assembly Language
4 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++
5 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) JTAG
1 1 (5.88%) DO-254
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Xilinx
2 1 (5.88%) Mentor Graphics
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £50k dep. on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
RE & M (Recruiting Engineers & Managers) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: package worth £60,000+
Posted: 22 days ago