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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 843 896 880
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 66 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.033% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.034% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 56 26 32
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
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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 +29 22 £44,000 +21.37% 6
Yorkshire +26 20 £40,000 +14.28% 1
South West -9 9 £52,500 +23.52% 1
North West +28 4 £39,750 +6.00% 1
London +7 3 £60,000 +54.83%
East of England -4 3 £40,000 -3.03% 5
North East +5 2 £34,000 -15.00%
East Midlands - 2 £41,250 -
West Midlands -14 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Firmware
2 124 (85.52%) C
3 93 (64.14%) C++
4 82 (56.55%) Software Engineering
5 74 (51.03%) Embedded C
6 61 (42.07%) Electronics
7 56 (38.62%) Degree
8 42 (28.97%) Ethernet
9 37 (25.52%) Embedded C++
10 31 (21.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 24 (16.55%) Bluetooth
11 24 (16.55%) Signal Processing
12 23 (15.86%) RS-232
12 23 (15.86%) RS-485
12 23 (15.86%) Windows
12 23 (15.86%) Python
12 23 (15.86%) Device Driver
13 21 (14.48%) 3G
14 20 (13.79%) VHDL
14 20 (13.79%) Altera
14 20 (13.79%) Renesas
14 20 (13.79%) ANSI C
15 17 (11.72%) Schematic Capture
15 17 (11.72%) ZigBee
15 17 (11.72%) OO
15 17 (11.72%) Linux
15 17 (11.72%) C#
16 16 (11.03%) Wireless
16 16 (11.03%) Algorithms
17 15 (10.34%) OOD

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.69%) Simulink
1 1 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.97%) Ethernet
2 24 (16.55%) Bluetooth
3 23 (15.86%) RS-232
3 23 (15.86%) RS-485
4 21 (14.48%) 3G
5 17 (11.72%) ZigBee
6 16 (11.03%) Wireless
7 11 (7.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.83%) VoIP
9 6 (4.14%) 802.15
9 6 (4.14%) GPRS
9 6 (4.14%) GSM
9 6 (4.14%) Wideband
10 5 (3.45%) Internet
11 4 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.69%) 2G
12 1 (0.69%) HTTP
12 1 (0.69%) IGMP
12 1 (0.69%) RTSP
12 1 (0.69%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) RDBMS
1 13 (8.97%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Eclipse
1 7 (4.83%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) JIRA
4 1 (0.69%) Robot Framework
General
1 61 (42.07%) Electronics
2 10 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.76%) Automotive
5 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.66%) Flash
2 6 (4.14%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.45%) .NET
4 3 (2.07%) Qt
5 1 (0.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.69%) Ember.js
5 1 (0.69%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (15.86%) Device Driver
3 20 (13.79%) VHDL
4 16 (11.03%) Algorithms
5 13 (8.97%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (7.59%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.83%) ASIC
7 7 (4.83%) Mobile App
7 7 (4.83%) User Experience
8 5 (3.45%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.07%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.38%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.69%) CPLD
12 1 (0.69%) Handset
12 1 (0.69%) Mechatronics
12 1 (0.69%) SCADA
12 1 (0.69%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.86%) Windows
2 17 (11.72%) Linux
3 10 (6.90%) VxWorks
4 9 (6.21%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.14%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.76%) Unix
7 2 (1.38%) Android
7 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.69%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (56.55%) Software Engineering
2 24 (16.55%) Signal Processing
3 17 (11.72%) OO
3 17 (11.72%) Schematic Capture
4 15 (10.34%) OOD
5 13 (8.97%) UML
6 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.21%) Scrum
8 8 (5.52%) Change Control
8 8 (5.52%) Integration Testing
8 8 (5.52%) Multithreading
9 7 (4.83%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.83%) Procure-to-pay
10 6 (4.14%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (4.14%) Speech Recognition
10 6 (4.14%) Time Management
10 6 (4.14%) Validation
11 5 (3.45%) TDD
12 4 (2.76%) Functional Testing
12 4 (2.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 124 (85.52%) C
2 93 (64.14%) C++
3 74 (51.03%) Embedded C
4 37 (25.52%) Embedded C++
5 23 (15.86%) Python
6 20 (13.79%) ANSI C
7 17 (11.72%) C#
8 9 (6.21%) Assembly Language
8 9 (6.21%) Perl
9 8 (5.52%) SQL
10 7 (4.83%) Delphi
11 2 (1.38%) Java
11 2 (1.38%) PHP
11 2 (1.38%) Tcl
12 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 56 (38.62%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) MISRA
2 3 (2.07%) ISO 9000
2 3 (2.07%) JTAG
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 145 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (13.79%) Altera
1 20 (13.79%) Renesas
2 13 (8.97%) Freescale
3 9 (6.21%) Atmel
3 9 (6.21%) EMC
3 9 (6.21%) Xilinx
4 7 (4.83%) Synplicity
5 1 (0.69%) BT
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
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