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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 818 825 820
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 34 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.036% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.039% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 41
Average salary £38,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,450 £33,000
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 £42,500 - 4
South East -17 5 £40,000 - 9
East of England +6 4 £41,250 -13.15% 4
North West - 4 £37,500 -
North East -14 3 £35,000 -
London - 3 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands -28 1 - -
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (100.00%) Firmware
2 46 (86.79%) C
3 40 (75.47%) C++
4 34 (64.15%) Software Engineering
5 33 (62.26%) Embedded C
6 24 (45.28%) Embedded C++
7 20 (37.74%) Electronics
8 19 (35.85%) Degree
9 17 (32.08%) Linux
10 16 (30.19%) UML
10 16 (30.19%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
12 12 (22.64%) C#
13 10 (18.87%) Ethernet
13 10 (18.87%) Assembly Language
14 9 (16.98%) Device Driver
14 9 (16.98%) Algorithms
14 9 (16.98%) Physics
15 8 (15.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 8 (15.09%) Wireless
15 8 (15.09%) .NET
16 7 (13.21%) GSM
16 7 (13.21%) Automotive
16 7 (13.21%) Verilog
16 7 (13.21%) ZigBee
17 6 (11.32%) Mathematics
17 6 (11.32%) VHDL
17 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
17 6 (11.32%) Python
17 6 (11.32%) Bluetooth

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.89%) Simulink
1 1 (1.89%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
2 10 (18.87%) Ethernet
3 8 (15.09%) Wireless
4 7 (13.21%) ZigBee
4 7 (13.21%) GSM
5 6 (11.32%) Bluetooth
5 6 (11.32%) GPRS
6 3 (5.66%) Internet
7 2 (3.77%) 802.15
7 2 (3.77%) RFID
7 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.77%) NFC
8 1 (1.89%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 1 (1.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) PVCS
3 3 (5.66%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (3.77%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.77%) GDB
5 1 (1.89%) GCC
5 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.89%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 20 (37.74%) Electronics
2 7 (13.21%) Automotive
3 4 (7.55%) Military
4 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) Qt
3 3 (5.66%) MFC
4 2 (3.77%) SOAP
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) LAMP
4 2 (3.77%) XML-RPC
4 2 (3.77%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) OpenMP
5 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (16.98%) Device Driver
2 9 (16.98%) Physics
2 9 (16.98%) Algorithms
3 8 (15.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (13.21%) Verilog
5 6 (11.32%) Mathematics
5 6 (11.32%) VHDL
6 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.66%) Chemistry
8 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.77%) Internet of Things
8 2 (3.77%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (3.77%) Home Automation
9 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.89%) SystemC
9 1 (1.89%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Android
4 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Software Engineering
2 16 (30.19%) UML
3 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.43%) Signal Processing
5 4 (7.55%) OO
5 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.66%) Use Case
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Stress Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.77%) Android Development
7 2 (3.77%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) TDD
7 2 (3.77%) Scrum
7 2 (3.77%) Time Management
7 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.89%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) C
2 40 (75.47%) C++
3 33 (62.26%) Embedded C
4 24 (45.28%) Embedded C++
5 12 (22.64%) C#
6 10 (18.87%) Assembly Language
7 6 (11.32%) Python
8 4 (7.55%) MATLAB
8 4 (7.55%) Java
9 3 (5.66%) PHP
9 3 (5.66%) VBA
10 2 (3.77%) Tcl
11 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.89%) Fortran
11 1 (1.89%) VC++
11 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) PhD
3 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) JTAG
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) IBM
2 3 (5.66%) EMC
2 3 (5.66%) Renesas
2 3 (5.66%) Lauterbach
3 2 (3.77%) Altera
3 2 (3.77%) NEC
4 1 (1.89%) MKS
4 1 (1.89%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.89%) QNX
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