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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 836 853 809
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 48 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.033% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.035% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 42 23 42
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,730 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -3.22%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 28 August 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 East +14 19 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Yorkshire - 11 £36,000 - 1
East of England +4 6 £42,500 -5.55% 9
South West -22 5 £41,000 -3.52% 8
West Midlands -10 4 £38,750 +3.33% 3
London - 2 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £28,500 - 2
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 90 (100.00%) Firmware
2 74 (82.22%) C
3 70 (77.78%) C++
4 59 (65.56%) Software Engineering
5 49 (54.44%) Embedded C
6 40 (44.44%) Embedded C++
7 38 (42.22%) Electronics
8 36 (40.00%) Ethernet
9 28 (31.11%) Linux
10 27 (30.00%) Degree
11 23 (25.56%) ANSI C
12 21 (23.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 20 (22.22%) Renesas
14 14 (15.56%) Altera
14 14 (15.56%) Windows
14 14 (15.56%) VHDL
15 13 (14.44%) Bluetooth
16 12 (13.33%) Assembly Language
17 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
18 10 (11.11%) UML
19 9 (10.00%) 3G
19 9 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
20 8 (8.89%) Mobile App
20 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
20 8 (8.89%) Subversion
20 8 (8.89%) Device Driver
21 7 (7.78%) UNIX
21 7 (7.78%) C#
21 7 (7.78%) .NET
21 7 (7.78%) Xilinx

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.11%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) Simulink
2 1 (1.11%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 13 (14.44%) Bluetooth
3 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.00%) 3G
5 6 (6.67%) GSM
5 6 (6.67%) Wireless
6 5 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (4.44%) Internet
8 2 (2.22%) RFID
8 2 (2.22%) 2G
8 2 (2.22%) ZigBee
9 1 (1.11%) Skype
9 1 (1.11%) 802.15
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Subversion
1 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) GCC
3 2 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 38 (42.22%) Electronics
2 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) .NET
1 7 (7.78%) Qt
2 1 (1.11%) QML
2 1 (1.11%) OpenCL
2 1 (1.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.11%) MFC
2 1 (1.11%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (15.56%) VHDL
3 8 (8.89%) Device Driver
3 8 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.44%) Physics
7 3 (3.33%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.22%) Verilog
9 1 (1.11%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.11%) ASIC
9 1 (1.11%) CPLD
9 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.11%) Linux
2 14 (15.56%) Windows
3 7 (7.78%) UNIX
4 5 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (1.11%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (65.56%) Software Engineering
2 10 (11.11%) UML
3 9 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (7.78%) Integration Testing
5 4 (4.44%) Data Analysis
5 4 (4.44%) OOP
5 4 (4.44%) Change Control
5 4 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.44%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (3.33%) Low Latency
6 3 (3.33%) OO
6 3 (3.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (3.33%) Signal Processing
7 2 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.22%) Software Architecture
7 2 (2.22%) Validation
7 2 (2.22%) OOD
7 2 (2.22%) Functional Testing
8 1 (1.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (82.22%) C
2 70 (77.78%) C++
3 49 (54.44%) Embedded C
4 40 (44.44%) Embedded C++
5 23 (25.56%) ANSI C
6 12 (13.33%) Assembly Language
7 7 (7.78%) C#
8 6 (6.67%) Python
9 2 (2.22%) Perl
9 2 (2.22%) Tcl
10 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.11%) Java
10 1 (1.11%) VB
10 1 (1.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) PhD
3 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 90 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Renesas
2 14 (15.56%) Altera
3 7 (7.78%) Xilinx
3 7 (7.78%) Synplicity
4 6 (6.67%) IBM
4 6 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (2.22%) QNX
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.11%) Atmel
6 1 (1.11%) BT
6 1 (1.11%) MKS
6 1 (1.11%) Lauterbach
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