The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Firmware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 228 261 270
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 17 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.042% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.043% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 5
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +5.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5671 6912 7147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 96.70% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4625 5600 5809
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +21 14 £55,000 - 6
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Firmware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Firmware
2 24 (88.89%) C
3 11 (40.74%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) Wireless
6 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
8 6 (22.22%) C++
8 6 (22.22%) Perl
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
10 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
10 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.11%) MATLAB
11 3 (11.11%) Simulink
11 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
11 3 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
11 3 (11.11%) Signal Processing
11 3 (11.11%) Atmel
12 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
12 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (7.41%) Change Control
12 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
12 2 (7.41%) Tcl
12 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
12 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++
12 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
12 2 (7.41%) C#

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (29.63%) Wireless
3 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (11.11%) Signal Processing
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) FPGA Design
5 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C
2 11 (40.74%) Python
3 7 (25.93%) Embedded C
4 6 (22.22%) C++
4 6 (22.22%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 3 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded C++
6 2 (7.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PhD
System Software
1 27 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Atmel
2 1 (3.70%) Xilinx
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