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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 855 896 959
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 44 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.040% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.042% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 26
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 £40,000 £28,450 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
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 98485 108945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.38% 96.51% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 75797 82143 90028
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 £72,500 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +51 20 £42,500 +9.67% 1
South East +51 14 £47,500 +35.71% 2
South West +14 6 £55,000 +42.85%
West Midlands -14 3 £40,000 +50.94%
East Midlands - 1 £44,000 -
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Firmware
2 76 (73.79%) C
3 50 (48.54%) C++
3 50 (48.54%) Electronics
4 48 (46.60%) Degree
5 46 (44.66%) Embedded C
6 43 (41.75%) Software Engineering
7 29 (28.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 29 (28.16%) Ethernet
8 26 (25.24%) Embedded Systems
9 23 (22.33%) Telecoms
9 23 (22.33%) VHDL
10 22 (21.36%) Python
11 21 (20.39%) Assembly Language
12 17 (16.50%) Embedded C++
13 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
14 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
15 14 (13.59%) Verilog
15 14 (13.59%) Bluetooth
16 13 (12.62%) Wireless
17 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
17 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
17 12 (11.65%) Linux
17 12 (11.65%) 3G
18 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (10.68%) ZigBee
19 10 (9.71%) Mentoring
20 9 (8.74%) OO
21 8 (7.77%) UML
21 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio

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 (1.94%) Simulink
2 1 (0.97%) MS Project
2 1 (0.97%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.16%) Ethernet
2 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
3 14 (13.59%) Bluetooth
4 13 (12.62%) Wireless
5 12 (11.65%) 3G
6 11 (10.68%) ZigBee
7 6 (5.83%) VoIP
8 4 (3.88%) RS-232
8 4 (3.88%) RS-485
9 3 (2.91%) GPRS
9 3 (2.91%) GSM
9 3 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.94%) Software-Defined Radio
10 2 (1.94%) Wideband
11 1 (0.97%) 802.15
11 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Robot Framework
1 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.83%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.91%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.91%) Subversion
4 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.94%) JIRA
5 1 (0.97%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
General
1 50 (48.54%) Electronics
2 23 (22.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.85%) Automotive
3 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.91%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) HEVC
2 2 (1.94%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (0.97%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.97%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 26 (25.24%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (22.33%) VHDL
4 14 (13.59%) Verilog
5 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.83%) Cryptography
7 4 (3.88%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.91%) CCTV
8 3 (2.91%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.91%) Physics
8 3 (2.91%) STB
9 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.94%) ASIC
9 2 (1.94%) User Experience
9 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.97%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.97%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.97%) SCADA
10 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Linux
2 8 (7.77%) VxWorks
3 5 (4.85%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Windows
5 1 (0.97%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.75%) Software Engineering
2 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.71%) Mentoring
4 9 (8.74%) OO
5 8 (7.77%) OOD
5 8 (7.77%) Scrum
5 8 (7.77%) TDD
5 8 (7.77%) UML
6 7 (6.80%) Multithreading
6 7 (6.80%) Schematic Capture
6 7 (6.80%) Validation
7 6 (5.83%) Low Latency
7 6 (5.83%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (3.88%) Data Acquisition
8 4 (3.88%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.88%) Signal Processing
8 4 (3.88%) Software Testing
9 3 (2.91%) Digital Signal Processing
9 3 (2.91%) Image Processing
9 3 (2.91%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (73.79%) C
2 50 (48.54%) C++
3 46 (44.66%) Embedded C
4 22 (21.36%) Python
5 21 (20.39%) Assembly Language
6 17 (16.50%) Embedded C++
7 7 (6.80%) C#
7 7 (6.80%) SQL
8 6 (5.83%) Delphi
8 6 (5.83%) Perl
9 5 (4.85%) Java
10 4 (3.88%) ANSI C
10 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.88%) C-shell
10 4 (3.88%) Ruby
11 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (46.60%) Degree
2 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) JTAG
System Software
1 103 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) Renesas
2 5 (4.85%) Altera
2 5 (4.85%) Atmel
2 5 (4.85%) Mentor Graphics
2 5 (4.85%) Xilinx
3 3 (2.91%) Synplicity
4 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.94%) EMC
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.97%) Panasonic
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