The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the 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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 845 888 927
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 49 50 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.050% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.052% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 39 49 33
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,400 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
Firmware Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88827 96010 107374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75478 79551 88659
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in England

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
East of England +44 22 £43,500 +2.35% 7
South East +32 16 £52,500 +36.36% 3
South West +5 5 £55,000 +42.85% 4
Yorkshire +3 2 £37,500 +4.16%
East Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands -17 1 £40,000 +60.00% 3
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 England region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 113 (100.00%) Firmware
2 89 (78.76%) C
3 59 (52.21%) C++
4 57 (50.44%) Degree
5 56 (49.56%) Embedded C
5 56 (49.56%) Electronics
6 55 (48.67%) Software Engineering
7 32 (28.32%) Ethernet
8 29 (25.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 25 (22.12%) Telecoms
9 25 (22.12%) Embedded Systems
10 24 (21.24%) VHDL
11 23 (20.35%) Embedded C++
11 23 (20.35%) Python
12 21 (18.58%) Assembly Language
13 18 (15.93%) Bluetooth
14 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
15 15 (13.27%) Wireless
16 14 (12.39%) TCP/IP
16 14 (12.39%) 3G
16 14 (12.39%) Linux
17 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
17 13 (11.50%) ZigBee
18 12 (10.62%) SC Cleared
18 12 (10.62%) Verilog
18 12 (10.62%) OO
19 11 (9.73%) OOD
19 11 (9.73%) Mentoring
20 9 (7.96%) UML
20 9 (7.96%) Perl

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (1.77%) Simulink
2 1 (0.88%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.32%) Ethernet
2 18 (15.93%) Bluetooth
3 15 (13.27%) Wireless
4 14 (12.39%) 3G
4 14 (12.39%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.50%) ZigBee
6 8 (7.08%) RS-232
6 8 (7.08%) RS-485
7 7 (6.19%) VoIP
8 4 (3.54%) GPRS
8 4 (3.54%) GSM
8 4 (3.54%) Wideband
9 2 (1.77%) Software-Defined Radio
9 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.88%) 802.15
10 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) Data Mining
1 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
1 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Eclipse
1 7 (6.19%) Robot Framework
1 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.65%) Subversion
4 2 (1.77%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.88%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 56 (49.56%) Electronics
2 25 (22.12%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.31%) Automotive
3 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.65%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) Flash
2 3 (2.65%) HEVC
3 2 (1.77%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 25 (22.12%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (21.24%) VHDL
4 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
5 12 (10.62%) Verilog
6 9 (7.96%) Device Driver
7 5 (4.42%) Cryptography
8 4 (3.54%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.54%) ASIC
8 4 (3.54%) User Experience
9 3 (2.65%) CCTV
9 3 (2.65%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.65%) Physics
9 3 (2.65%) STB
10 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.88%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.39%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) VxWorks
3 7 (6.19%) Windows
4 6 (5.31%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (48.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (10.62%) OO
3 11 (9.73%) Mentoring
3 11 (9.73%) OOD
4 9 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.96%) UML
5 8 (7.08%) Schematic Capture
5 8 (7.08%) Signal Processing
6 7 (6.19%) Multithreading
6 7 (6.19%) Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (6.19%) Scrum
6 7 (6.19%) TDD
6 7 (6.19%) Validation
7 6 (5.31%) Low Latency
8 4 (3.54%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.54%) Data Acquisition
8 4 (3.54%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.54%) Speech Recognition
9 3 (2.65%) Image Processing
9 3 (2.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (78.76%) C
2 59 (52.21%) C++
3 56 (49.56%) Embedded C
4 23 (20.35%) Embedded C++
4 23 (20.35%) Python
5 21 (18.58%) Assembly Language
6 9 (7.96%) Perl
7 8 (7.08%) ANSI C
7 8 (7.08%) SQL
8 7 (6.19%) Delphi
9 6 (5.31%) C#
10 5 (4.42%) Java
11 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.54%) C-shell
11 4 (3.54%) Ruby
12 2 (1.77%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (50.44%) Degree
2 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) MISRA
3 1 (0.88%) JTAG
System Software
1 113 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (7.08%) Renesas
2 7 (6.19%) Altera
3 6 (5.31%) Atmel
3 6 (5.31%) Xilinx
4 4 (3.54%) Freescale
4 4 (3.54%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (2.65%) EMC
5 3 (2.65%) Synplicity
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