The first table below looks at the demand for the Firmware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 847 804 833
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 34 51 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.050% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.053% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 45
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £33,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103256 95947 106071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85103 80281 91579
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
South East +7 21 £35,000 -6.66% 3
South West -8 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Midlands -11 5 £37,500 +7.14% 6
East of England -15 2 £36,250 -19.44%
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 67 (100.00%) Firmware
2 62 (92.54%) C
3 46 (68.66%) C++
4 37 (55.22%) Embedded Systems
5 30 (44.78%) Software Engineering
6 28 (41.79%) Electronics
7 26 (38.81%) Embedded C
8 23 (34.33%) Assembly Language
9 21 (31.34%) Ethernet
9 21 (31.34%) C#
9 21 (31.34%) Linux
10 19 (28.36%) Degree
11 17 (25.37%) Embedded C++
12 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
12 16 (23.88%) Wireless
13 14 (20.90%) Embedded Software Development
14 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
14 13 (19.40%) Subversion
15 12 (17.91%) MFC
16 11 (16.42%) Python
16 11 (16.42%) Signal Processing
17 10 (14.93%) Device Driver
17 10 (14.93%) Manufacturing
18 9 (13.43%) GPRS
18 9 (13.43%) GSM
18 9 (13.43%) OO
18 9 (13.43%) .NET
19 8 (11.94%) UML
19 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
20 7 (10.45%) NEC

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) Ethernet
2 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
2 16 (23.88%) Wireless
3 9 (13.43%) GPRS
3 9 (13.43%) GSM
4 6 (8.96%) Bluetooth
5 4 (5.97%) SAN
6 2 (2.99%) HTTP
6 2 (2.99%) IGMP
6 2 (2.99%) RTSP
7 1 (1.49%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
1 13 (19.40%) Subversion
2 4 (5.97%) GDB
2 4 (5.97%) JIRA
2 4 (5.97%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (41.79%) Electronics
2 10 (14.93%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.46%) Automotive
4 4 (5.97%) Games
5 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) MFC
2 9 (13.43%) .NET
3 6 (8.96%) Qt
4 5 (7.46%) Flash
5 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.49%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (100.00%) Firmware
2 37 (55.22%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (14.93%) Device Driver
4 7 (10.45%) Home Automation
5 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.46%) ASIC
6 5 (7.46%) CAN bus
7 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
7 4 (5.97%) Physics
8 3 (4.48%) VHDL
9 2 (2.99%) MPEG
9 2 (2.99%) Streaming Video
9 2 (2.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.99%) IPTV
9 2 (2.99%) Telematics
10 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.49%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) Android
3 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.97%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Software Engineering
2 14 (20.90%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (16.42%) Signal Processing
4 9 (13.43%) OO
5 8 (11.94%) UML
5 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.96%) Android Development
6 6 (8.96%) iOS Development
6 6 (8.96%) TDD
7 5 (7.46%) Validation
8 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.99%) OOD
9 2 (2.99%) Scrum
9 2 (2.99%) Software Architecture
9 2 (2.99%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.49%) System Testing
10 1 (1.49%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.49%) Electronic Design Automation
10 1 (1.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (92.54%) C
2 46 (68.66%) C++
3 26 (38.81%) Embedded C
4 23 (34.33%) Assembly Language
5 21 (31.34%) C#
6 17 (25.37%) Embedded C++
7 11 (16.42%) Python
8 7 (10.45%) SQL
9 6 (8.96%) Java
10 3 (4.48%) MATLAB
10 3 (4.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) JTAG
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) NEC
1 7 (10.45%) EMC
2 4 (5.97%) Toshiba
3 2 (2.99%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Performance Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago