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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 855 838 827
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 21 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.028% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.029% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 36
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £34,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £26,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
West Midlands -10 9 £41,500 +18.57%
South East -25 6 £50,000 +14.28% 4
East of England -17 4 £35,750 -10.62% 3
South West - 1 - -
North West - 1 £29,500 - 1
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 55 (100.00%) Firmware
2 50 (90.91%) C
3 39 (70.91%) Electronics
4 36 (65.45%) C++
5 30 (54.55%) Embedded Systems
6 23 (41.82%) C#
7 19 (34.55%) Linux
7 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
8 17 (30.91%) Degree
8 17 (30.91%) Windows
9 14 (25.45%) Embedded C
9 14 (25.45%) Wireless
9 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
10 13 (23.64%) Assembly Language
10 13 (23.64%) Python
11 12 (21.82%) Ethernet
11 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
12 11 (20.00%) .NET
12 11 (20.00%) Validation
12 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
13 10 (18.18%) Signal Processing
14 9 (16.36%) Embedded Software Development
14 9 (16.36%) Embedded C++
14 9 (16.36%) GPRS
14 9 (16.36%) GSM
15 8 (14.55%) EMC
15 8 (14.55%) MFC
15 8 (14.55%) TDD
15 8 (14.55%) NEC

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (1.82%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) Wireless
2 12 (21.82%) Ethernet
2 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.36%) GPRS
3 9 (16.36%) GSM
4 2 (3.64%) 802.15
4 2 (3.64%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (70.91%) Electronics
2 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Automotive
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) MFC
3 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 30 (54.55%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (14.55%) Home Automation
3 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.64%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Linux
2 17 (30.91%) Windows
3 7 (12.73%) Android
3 7 (12.73%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.27%) VxWorks
5 3 (5.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.00%) Validation
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 10 (18.18%) Signal Processing
4 9 (16.36%) Embedded Software Development
5 8 (14.55%) TDD
6 7 (12.73%) UML
6 7 (12.73%) Android Development
6 7 (12.73%) iOS Development
7 5 (9.09%) OO
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.64%) OOD
9 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.64%) Time Management
9 2 (3.64%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.82%) System Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C
2 36 (65.45%) C++
3 23 (41.82%) C#
4 14 (25.45%) Embedded C
5 13 (23.64%) Python
5 13 (23.64%) Assembly Language
6 9 (16.36%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.64%) SQL
7 2 (3.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) HND
2 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) JTAG
2 1 (1.82%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 55 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) EMC
1 8 (14.55%) NEC
2 1 (1.82%) Green Hills
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