The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 823 812 812
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 23 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.037% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.039% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 37
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
- -1.84%
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
92746 92860 91869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.46% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77029 75604 78139
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 5 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
South West - 10 £42,500 - 3
East of England -4 4 £41,250 -13.15% 9
North West - 4 £37,500 -
South East -27 3 £38,500 -9.41% 11
North East -30 1 £40,000 +14.28%
London - 1 £40,000 - 4
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) Firmware
2 36 (81.82%) C
3 29 (65.91%) C++
4 24 (54.55%) Software Engineering
5 22 (50.00%) Embedded C
6 18 (40.91%) Degree
7 16 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
7 16 (36.36%) Electronics
7 16 (36.36%) Embedded C++
8 14 (31.82%) C#
9 13 (29.55%) UML
10 11 (25.00%) Linux
11 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
12 9 (20.45%) Python
12 9 (20.45%) Algorithms
13 8 (18.18%) Physics
13 8 (18.18%) Assembly Language
14 7 (15.91%) Automotive
14 7 (15.91%) Device Driver
15 6 (13.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 6 (13.64%) GPRS
15 6 (13.64%) Windows
15 6 (13.64%) .NET
15 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
15 6 (13.64%) Verilog
15 6 (13.64%) ZigBee
16 5 (11.36%) Signal Processing
16 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
16 5 (11.36%) Wireless
16 5 (11.36%) Ethernet

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (2.27%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.64%) GPRS
2 6 (13.64%) ZigBee
3 5 (11.36%) Wireless
3 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
4 4 (9.09%) GSM
5 2 (4.55%) RFID
5 2 (4.55%) 802.15
5 2 (4.55%) Internet
5 2 (4.55%) NFC
6 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.27%) LAN
6 1 (2.27%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) PVCS
3 3 (6.82%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (4.55%) LabVIEW
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) GDB
5 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (36.36%) Electronics
2 7 (15.91%) Automotive
3 4 (9.09%) Military
4 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) Finance
6 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) XML-RPC
2 2 (4.55%) LAMP
2 2 (4.55%) MFC
2 2 (4.55%) SOAP
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) Qt
2 2 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) OpenMP
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (20.45%) Algorithms
3 8 (18.18%) Physics
4 7 (15.91%) Device Driver
5 6 (13.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
5 6 (13.64%) Verilog
6 4 (9.09%) VHDL
7 3 (6.82%) Chemistry
7 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
8 2 (4.55%) Home Automation
8 2 (4.55%) Internet of Things
8 2 (4.55%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.27%) SystemC
9 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 13 (29.55%) UML
3 5 (11.36%) Signal Processing
3 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) OO
4 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 3 (6.82%) Use Case
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Stress Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.55%) Android Development
6 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) C
2 29 (65.91%) C++
3 22 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 16 (36.36%) Embedded C++
5 14 (31.82%) C#
6 9 (20.45%) Python
7 8 (18.18%) Assembly Language
8 4 (9.09%) Java
9 3 (6.82%) PHP
9 3 (6.82%) VBA
9 3 (6.82%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.55%) Tcl
11 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.27%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) PhD
2 2 (4.55%) VCP4
3 1 (2.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) JTAG
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) NEC
1 2 (4.55%) EMC
1 2 (4.55%) Renesas
1 2 (4.55%) Lauterbach
2 1 (2.27%) IBM
2 1 (2.27%) Green Hills
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