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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 254 246 267
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 4 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.054% 0.14% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.15% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Average salary £41,250 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
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
7056 6836 7881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.93% 95.80% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5690 5581 6798
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 2015. 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 - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Firmware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Firmware
2 9 (75.00%) C
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
3 5 (41.67%) Verilog
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) VHDL
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Stress Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) VBA
5 3 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (25.00%) Electronics
5 3 (25.00%) Military
5 3 (25.00%) Device Driver
5 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (25.00%) Chemistry
5 3 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) ZigBee
6 2 (16.67%) 802.15

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) 802.15
2 2 (16.67%) ZigBee
3 1 (8.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (25.00%) Military
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Verilog
2 4 (33.33%) VHDL
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 3 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (25.00%) Chemistry
4 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Use Case
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 3 (25.00%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
3 4 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) VBA
4 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Green Hills
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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