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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 847 837 844
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 18 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.026% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.027% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 33
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 December 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
East of England -17 7 £45,000 -35.71%
South East -22 4 £38,000 -10.58% 1
South West - 3 £34,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands -16 1 £35,000 -
North East -17 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (100.00%) Firmware
2 42 (82.35%) C
3 37 (72.55%) Electronics
4 29 (56.86%) C++
5 22 (43.14%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (33.33%) C#
7 16 (31.37%) Degree
8 15 (29.41%) Linux
8 15 (29.41%) Python
8 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 13 (25.49%) Windows
9 13 (25.49%) Embedded C
10 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
11 10 (19.61%) Ethernet
11 10 (19.61%) Wireless
11 10 (19.61%) Validation
11 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
11 10 (19.61%) Signal Processing
12 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
12 8 (15.69%) Embedded C++
12 8 (15.69%) Assembly Language
13 7 (13.73%) GPRS
13 7 (13.73%) GSM
14 6 (11.76%) .NET
15 5 (9.80%) MFC
15 5 (9.80%) EMC
15 5 (9.80%) NEC
15 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 5 (9.80%) ZigBee

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Ethernet
1 10 (19.61%) Wireless
2 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.73%) GPRS
3 7 (13.73%) GSM
4 5 (9.80%) ZigBee
5 2 (3.92%) NFC
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) 802.15
5 2 (3.92%) RFID
6 1 (1.96%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (1.96%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) GDB
3 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 37 (72.55%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.84%) Military
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) MFC
3 2 (3.92%) SOAP
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 2 (3.92%) XML
3 2 (3.92%) LAMP
3 2 (3.92%) XML-RPC
3 2 (3.92%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (9.80%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (9.80%) Home Automation
3 4 (7.84%) Verilog
4 3 (5.88%) Physics
4 3 (5.88%) Chemistry
4 3 (5.88%) Device Driver
4 3 (5.88%) VHDL
5 2 (3.92%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.92%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Android
3 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.96%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
3 10 (19.61%) Validation
3 10 (19.61%) Signal Processing
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.80%) Android Development
4 5 (9.80%) iOS Development
5 3 (5.88%) TDD
5 3 (5.88%) Scrum
5 3 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.92%) Time Management
6 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.96%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.96%) Project Management
7 1 (1.96%) UML
7 1 (1.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) C
2 29 (56.86%) C++
3 17 (33.33%) C#
4 15 (29.41%) Python
5 13 (25.49%) Embedded C
6 8 (15.69%) Embedded C++
6 8 (15.69%) Assembly Language
7 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 3 (5.88%) VBA
7 3 (5.88%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) HND
2 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.92%) JTAG
3 1 (1.96%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 51 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) EMC
1 5 (9.80%) NEC
2 2 (3.92%) Lauterbach
3 1 (1.96%) Green Hills
Kent
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£40,000 DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago