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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 256 250 268
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.025% 0.065% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.069% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £43,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7643 7278 8156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.65% 94.62% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6389 6239 6947
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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
(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
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Hertfordshire -6 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Firmware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (100.00%) C
1 16 (100.00%) Firmware
2 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 10 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (56.25%) Assembly Language
4 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (56.25%) Embedded C
5 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
5 7 (43.75%) C++
5 7 (43.75%) Device Driver
6 5 (31.25%) Python
6 5 (31.25%) Embedded C++
6 5 (31.25%) ASIC
7 4 (25.00%) PhD
7 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (25.00%) Physics
7 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) VHDL
9 2 (12.50%) Streaming Video
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (12.50%) IPTV
9 2 (12.50%) Xilinx
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (12.50%) IGMP
9 2 (12.50%) RTSP
9 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
9 2 (12.50%) JTAG
9 2 (12.50%) MPEG
9 2 (12.50%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) Ethernet
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) IGMP
3 2 (12.50%) RTSP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Firmware
2 10 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (43.75%) Device Driver
4 5 (31.25%) ASIC
5 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (25.00%) Physics
5 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) VHDL
7 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (12.50%) IPTV
7 2 (12.50%) Streaming Video
7 2 (12.50%) CAN bus
7 2 (12.50%) MPEG
8 1 (6.25%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.25%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C
2 9 (56.25%) Embedded C
2 9 (56.25%) Assembly Language
3 7 (43.75%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) Embedded C++
5 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Xilinx