The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 248 277 268
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 18 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.040% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.041% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 22
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Firmware Engineer
England

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
6692 7393 8387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.71% 97.57% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5507 6054 6962
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 30 April 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Suffolk +15 11 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £52,500 +8.24% 4
Firmware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Firmware
2 17 (80.95%) C
2 17 (80.95%) Degree
3 13 (61.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 13 (61.90%) VHDL
4 12 (57.14%) Embedded C
4 12 (57.14%) Electronics
4 12 (57.14%) Assembly Language
5 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
5 11 (52.38%) Verilog
6 7 (33.33%) C++
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (19.05%) Embedded C++
8 4 (19.05%) Validation
9 3 (14.29%) CCTV
9 3 (14.29%) Code Optimisation
9 3 (14.29%) HEVC
9 3 (14.29%) Image Processing
9 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
9 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (14.29%) STB
9 3 (14.29%) Games
10 2 (9.52%) Python
10 2 (9.52%) Altera
10 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
11 1 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (4.76%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (57.14%) Electronics
2 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 13 (61.90%) VHDL
2 11 (52.38%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (52.38%) Verilog
3 3 (14.29%) CCTV
3 3 (14.29%) STB
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Validation
3 3 (14.29%) Code Optimisation
3 3 (14.29%) Image Processing
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C
2 12 (57.14%) Assembly Language
2 12 (57.14%) Embedded C
3 7 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded C++
5 2 (9.52%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) PhD
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Altera
2 1 (4.76%) Atmel
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