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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 842 805 833
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 35 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.047% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.049% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 47
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
102306 94953 105283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83534 79531 90590
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -11 20 £35,000 -12.50% 4
West Midlands +4 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South West - 5 £42,500 - 1
East of England -15 1 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Firmware Engineer
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Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 63 (100.00%) Firmware
2 59 (93.65%) C
3 42 (66.67%) C++
4 38 (60.32%) Embedded Systems
5 37 (58.73%) Electronics
6 23 (36.51%) Software Engineering
7 20 (31.75%) C#
7 20 (31.75%) Linux
7 20 (31.75%) Degree
8 19 (30.16%) Ethernet
9 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 17 (26.98%) Embedded C
11 15 (23.81%) Assembly Language
11 15 (23.81%) Wireless
12 12 (19.05%) Windows
12 12 (19.05%) Signal Processing
13 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
14 10 (15.87%) Embedded Software Development
14 10 (15.87%) .NET
14 10 (15.87%) Python
14 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
14 10 (15.87%) Manufacturing
14 10 (15.87%) Device Driver
15 9 (14.29%) Validation
15 9 (14.29%) Embedded C++
15 9 (14.29%) GPRS
15 9 (14.29%) GSM
16 8 (12.70%) EMC
16 8 (12.70%) MFC
16 8 (12.70%) NEC

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) Ethernet
2 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 15 (23.81%) Wireless
4 9 (14.29%) GPRS
4 9 (14.29%) GSM
5 4 (6.35%) SAN
6 2 (3.17%) IGMP
6 2 (3.17%) RTSP
6 2 (3.17%) HTTP
7 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) Subversion
3 4 (6.35%) JIRA
3 4 (6.35%) Bugzilla
3 4 (6.35%) GDB
4 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (58.73%) Electronics
2 10 (15.87%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.35%) Games
4 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.76%) Automotive
5 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 8 (12.70%) MFC
3 5 (7.94%) Flash
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.59%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 63 (100.00%) Firmware
2 38 (60.32%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (15.87%) Device Driver
4 8 (12.70%) Home Automation
5 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.35%) Physics
7 2 (3.17%) CAN bus
7 2 (3.17%) Streaming Video
7 2 (3.17%) MPEG
7 2 (3.17%) IPTV
8 1 (1.59%) ASIC
8 1 (1.59%) VHDL
8 1 (1.59%) Verilog
8 1 (1.59%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Linux
2 12 (19.05%) Windows
3 7 (11.11%) Android
3 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.35%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Software Engineering
2 12 (19.05%) Signal Processing
3 10 (15.87%) Embedded Software Development
3 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.29%) Validation
5 7 (11.11%) UML
5 7 (11.11%) OO
5 7 (11.11%) Android Development
5 7 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 6 (9.52%) TDD
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.17%) Scrum
8 2 (3.17%) OOD
8 2 (3.17%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.17%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.59%) System Testing
9 1 (1.59%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (1.59%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (93.65%) C
2 42 (66.67%) C++
3 20 (31.75%) C#
4 17 (26.98%) Embedded C
5 15 (23.81%) Assembly Language
6 10 (15.87%) Python
7 9 (14.29%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.76%) VB
9 2 (3.17%) SQL
10 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) JTAG
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) EMC
1 8 (12.70%) NEC
2 4 (6.35%) Toshiba
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