The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 867 814 845
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 35 49 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.046% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.049% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 26
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £32,300 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108008 100411 112253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88395 84589 96881
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,988 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Firmware Engineer
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -14 12 £38,750 -1.89% 2
East of England -4 11 £47,500 -13.63% 2
North East - 11 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 54 (85.71%) C
3 37 (58.73%) C++
4 33 (52.38%) Embedded C
5 31 (49.21%) Software Engineering
6 23 (36.51%) Assembly Language
7 22 (34.92%) Embedded C++
7 22 (34.92%) Subversion
8 21 (33.33%) Linux
9 18 (28.57%) Electronics
10 17 (26.98%) Degree
10 17 (26.98%) Qt
11 16 (25.40%) Embedded Software Development
11 16 (25.40%) Ethernet
12 15 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (15.87%) Device Driver
14 9 (14.29%) Python
14 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
15 8 (12.70%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (12.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (12.70%) C#
15 8 (12.70%) Wireless
15 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
16 7 (11.11%) ASIC
16 7 (11.11%) MFC
16 7 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 6 (9.52%) CAN bus
17 6 (9.52%) Java
17 6 (9.52%) Bluetooth

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) Simulink
2 1 (1.59%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) Ethernet
2 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.70%) Wireless
4 6 (9.52%) Bluetooth
4 6 (9.52%) GSM
5 5 (7.94%) GPRS
6 4 (6.35%) SAN
7 2 (3.17%) HTTP
8 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.59%) Internet
8 1 (1.59%) IGMP
8 1 (1.59%) RTSP
8 1 (1.59%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 22 (34.92%) Subversion
2 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (6.35%) JIRA
4 4 (6.35%) GDB
4 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.35%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (28.57%) Electronics
2 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.94%) Automotive
3 5 (7.94%) Marketing
4 4 (6.35%) Games
4 4 (6.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.59%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) Qt
2 7 (11.11%) MFC
3 4 (6.35%) Flash
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
5 1 (1.59%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (100.00%) Firmware
2 15 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (15.87%) Device Driver
4 7 (11.11%) ASIC
4 7 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (9.52%) CAN bus
6 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.35%) VHDL
7 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.17%) Home Automation
8 1 (1.59%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.59%) Verilog
8 1 (1.59%) MPEG
8 1 (1.59%) Telematics
8 1 (1.59%) Physics
8 1 (1.59%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (6.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Software Engineering
2 16 (25.40%) Embedded Software Development
3 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.35%) OO
4 4 (6.35%) Benchmarking
5 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.76%) Signal Processing
6 1 (1.59%) Validation
6 1 (1.59%) CAD
6 1 (1.59%) Scrum
6 1 (1.59%) UML
6 1 (1.59%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (1.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 54 (85.71%) C
2 37 (58.73%) C++
3 33 (52.38%) Embedded C
4 23 (36.51%) Assembly Language
5 22 (34.92%) Embedded C++
6 9 (14.29%) Python
7 8 (12.70%) C#
8 6 (9.52%) Java
9 5 (7.94%) SQL
10 4 (6.35%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) JTAG
2 4 (6.35%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.59%) DO-254
3 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.35%) Toshiba
2 3 (4.76%) EMC
2 3 (4.76%) Xilinx
3 2 (3.17%) NEC
4 1 (1.59%) Progress
4 1 (1.59%) Motorola
4 1 (1.59%) Mentor Graphics
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Salary: to £50k dep. on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Stafford
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension & Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension & Medical
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: package worth £60,000+
Posted: 21 days ago
Wiltshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago