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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 834 862 799
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 33 26 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.024% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.025% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 50
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
96278 104019 95979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.49% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80462 86063 80776
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Yorkshire - 12 £36,000 - 1
South East 0 5 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East of England +4 4 £41,250 +17.85% 8
West Midlands -4 4 £26,500 -31.61% 2
South West -9 3 £38,500 -9.41%
North East - 3 £35,000 -
London - 2 £32,000 -
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 71 (100.00%) Firmware
2 65 (91.55%) C
3 64 (90.14%) C++
4 54 (76.06%) Software Engineering
5 50 (70.42%) Embedded C
6 42 (59.15%) Embedded C++
7 29 (40.85%) Linux
8 26 (36.62%) Ethernet
9 22 (30.99%) ANSI C
10 21 (29.58%) UML
11 20 (28.17%) Electronics
12 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
12 15 (21.13%) Renesas
13 14 (19.72%) Degree
13 14 (19.72%) Assembly Language
14 13 (18.31%) Embedded Systems
15 10 (14.08%) Bluetooth
16 9 (12.68%) .NET
16 9 (12.68%) Subversion
16 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
16 9 (12.68%) Qt
17 8 (11.27%) Embedded Software Development
17 8 (11.27%) C#
17 8 (11.27%) UNIX
17 8 (11.27%) Device Driver
18 7 (9.86%) IBM
19 6 (8.45%) ISO 9000
19 6 (8.45%) Windows
19 6 (8.45%) Automotive
19 6 (8.45%) Mobile App

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (1.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.41%) Simulink
1 1 (1.41%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.62%) Ethernet
2 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.08%) Bluetooth
4 4 (5.63%) GSM
4 4 (5.63%) Wireless
5 3 (4.23%) ZigBee
5 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.82%) GPRS
7 1 (1.41%) LAN
7 1 (1.41%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Subversion
1 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) PVCS
2 4 (5.63%) GCC
3 3 (4.23%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (2.82%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.41%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 20 (28.17%) Electronics
2 6 (8.45%) Automotive
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) .NET
1 9 (12.68%) Qt
2 1 (1.41%) QML
2 1 (1.41%) OpenCL
2 1 (1.41%) MFC
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (11.27%) Device Driver
3 6 (8.45%) Physics
3 6 (8.45%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.04%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.23%) VHDL
5 3 (4.23%) Verilog
5 3 (4.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.41%) SystemC
7 1 (1.41%) CPLD
7 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) UNIX
3 6 (8.45%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.41%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (76.06%) Software Engineering
2 21 (29.58%) UML
3 8 (11.27%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (7.04%) Signal Processing
4 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.63%) OOP
5 4 (5.63%) OO
5 4 (5.63%) Use Case
5 4 (5.63%) Performance Testing
5 4 (5.63%) Stress Testing
5 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
5 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
5 4 (5.63%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Functional Testing
8 1 (1.41%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.41%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (91.55%) C
2 64 (90.14%) C++
3 50 (70.42%) Embedded C
4 42 (59.15%) Embedded C++
5 22 (30.99%) ANSI C
6 14 (19.72%) Assembly Language
7 8 (11.27%) C#
8 5 (7.04%) Java
9 3 (4.23%) Python
10 1 (1.41%) Fortran
10 1 (1.41%) VB
10 1 (1.41%) VC++
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) PhD
3 1 (1.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) JTAG
System Software
1 71 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Renesas
2 7 (9.86%) IBM
3 2 (2.82%) QNX
3 2 (2.82%) Xilinx
3 2 (2.82%) Altera
4 1 (1.41%) Lauterbach
4 1 (1.41%) MKS
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) EMC
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Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
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