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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 832 890 819
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 40 34 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.030% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.032% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 44
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,300 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
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
98311 106681 98632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81285 87325 83033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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 - 11 £38,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £36,000 - 1
South East -6 5 £40,000 +3.22% 4
North East -8 5 £35,000 - 1
East of England +22 3 £42,500 -10.52% 2
West Midlands -12 3 £26,500 -33.75% 2
North West - 3 £37,500 -
London - 3 £35,000 -
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 61 (100.00%) Firmware
2 53 (86.89%) C
3 50 (81.97%) C++
4 42 (68.85%) Software Engineering
5 38 (62.30%) Embedded C
6 31 (50.82%) Embedded C++
7 22 (36.07%) Electronics
8 21 (34.43%) Linux
9 19 (31.15%) UML
10 18 (29.51%) Degree
11 17 (27.87%) Ethernet
12 16 (26.23%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
14 13 (21.31%) C#
14 13 (21.31%) Assembly Language
15 11 (18.03%) .NET
16 10 (16.39%) Bluetooth
17 9 (14.75%) Device Driver
17 9 (14.75%) Physics
18 8 (13.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 8 (13.11%) Subversion
18 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
18 8 (13.11%) Wireless
18 8 (13.11%) GSM
19 7 (11.48%) UNIX
19 7 (11.48%) Verilog
19 7 (11.48%) Qt
19 7 (11.48%) Algorithms
20 6 (9.84%) Embedded Software Development
20 6 (9.84%) Renesas

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.64%) Simulink
1 1 (1.64%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) Ethernet
2 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
3 10 (16.39%) Bluetooth
4 8 (13.11%) GSM
4 8 (13.11%) Wireless
5 6 (9.84%) ZigBee
5 6 (9.84%) GPRS
6 3 (4.92%) Internet
6 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.28%) NFC
7 2 (3.28%) RFID
8 1 (1.64%) LAN
8 1 (1.64%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Subversion
1 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.56%) PVCS
3 3 (4.92%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (3.28%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.28%) GDB
5 1 (1.64%) GCC
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.64%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 22 (36.07%) Electronics
2 6 (9.84%) Automotive
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.92%) Military
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) .NET
2 7 (11.48%) Qt
3 3 (4.92%) MFC
4 2 (3.28%) SOAP
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) XML
4 2 (3.28%) LAMP
4 2 (3.28%) XML-RPC
4 2 (3.28%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) OpenMP
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (14.75%) Device Driver
2 9 (14.75%) Physics
3 8 (13.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (11.48%) Verilog
4 7 (11.48%) Algorithms
5 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
5 6 (9.84%) VHDL
6 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
7 3 (4.92%) Chemistry
8 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.28%) Internet of Things
8 2 (3.28%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (3.28%) Home Automation
9 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.64%) SystemC
9 1 (1.64%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) Software Engineering
2 19 (31.15%) UML
3 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
3 6 (9.84%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (8.20%) Signal Processing
5 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
5 4 (6.56%) OO
6 3 (4.92%) Use Case
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
6 3 (4.92%) Stress Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.28%) Android Development
7 2 (3.28%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.64%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.64%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (1.64%) Memory Management
8 1 (1.64%) Project Management
8 1 (1.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (86.89%) C
2 50 (81.97%) C++
3 38 (62.30%) Embedded C
4 31 (50.82%) Embedded C++
5 13 (21.31%) Assembly Language
5 13 (21.31%) C#
6 5 (8.20%) Python
7 4 (6.56%) MATLAB
7 4 (6.56%) Java
8 3 (4.92%) PHP
8 3 (4.92%) VBA
9 2 (3.28%) Tcl
10 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.64%) Fortran
10 1 (1.64%) VC++
10 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) PhD
3 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) ISO 9000
2 3 (4.92%) JTAG
System Software
1 61 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Renesas
2 5 (8.20%) IBM
3 3 (4.92%) EMC
3 3 (4.92%) Lauterbach
4 2 (3.28%) Altera
4 2 (3.28%) NEC
5 1 (1.64%) MKS
5 1 (1.64%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.64%) QNX
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