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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 809 810 838
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 22 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.033% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.035% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 22
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £34,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
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 £27,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
East of England -10 7 £40,000 -42.85% 3
South West - 5 £38,500 - 5
South East -40 4 £35,000 -17.64% 6
North East -20 2 £38,750 +10.71%
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
North West - 1 £37,500 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 43 (100.00%) Firmware
2 34 (79.07%) C
3 24 (55.81%) Electronics
4 22 (51.16%) C++
5 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
5 17 (39.53%) Degree
6 15 (34.88%) C#
6 15 (34.88%) Embedded C
7 14 (32.56%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (32.56%) Linux
8 13 (30.23%) Python
9 12 (27.91%) Windows
10 8 (18.60%) Validation
10 8 (18.60%) Embedded C++
10 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
10 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
11 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
11 7 (16.28%) Assembly Language
12 6 (13.95%) GPRS
12 6 (13.95%) Wireless
12 6 (13.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (13.95%) ZigBee
12 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
13 5 (11.63%) Physics
13 5 (11.63%) GSM
13 5 (11.63%) .NET
14 4 (9.30%) UML
14 4 (9.30%) Verilog
14 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
3 6 (13.95%) GPRS
3 6 (13.95%) Wireless
3 6 (13.95%) ZigBee
4 5 (11.63%) GSM
5 2 (4.65%) NFC
5 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 2 (4.65%) 802.15
5 2 (4.65%) RFID
6 1 (2.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) GDB
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) PVCS
3 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (55.81%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Military
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) MFC
3 2 (4.65%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) LAMP
3 2 (4.65%) XML-RPC
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (13.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
3 5 (11.63%) Physics
4 4 (9.30%) Verilog
4 4 (9.30%) Device Driver
5 3 (6.98%) VHDL
5 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.98%) Chemistry
5 3 (6.98%) Home Automation
6 2 (4.65%) Internet of Things
6 2 (4.65%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.60%) Validation
3 4 (9.30%) UML
3 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) Scrum
4 3 (6.98%) OO
4 3 (6.98%) Signal Processing
4 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
4 3 (6.98%) Android Development
4 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.65%) Time Management
5 2 (4.65%) Use Case
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Stress Testing
5 2 (4.65%) TDD
6 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) C
2 22 (51.16%) C++
3 15 (34.88%) C#
3 15 (34.88%) Embedded C
4 13 (30.23%) Python
5 8 (18.60%) Embedded C++
6 7 (16.28%) Assembly Language
7 3 (6.98%) MATLAB
7 3 (6.98%) PHP
7 3 (6.98%) VBA
8 2 (4.65%) Tcl
8 2 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) HND
2 1 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) JTAG
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 43 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) NEC
1 3 (6.98%) EMC
2 2 (4.65%) Lauterbach
3 1 (2.33%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.33%) Renesas
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Dover, Kent
Expert Employment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search
Salary: Pension/ Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum includes Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago