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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 843 858 807
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 35 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.038% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 44
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £34,600 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
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 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 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 31 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 - 11 £36,000 - 1
South East -13 10 £41,250 +17.85% 9
East of England +8 5 £47,500 +31.03% 8
West Midlands -12 4 £38,750 +3.33%
South West -16 2 £39,750 -6.47% 5
London - 2 £32,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £28,500 - 1
Firmware Engineer
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Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 76 (100.00%) Firmware
2 67 (88.16%) C
3 61 (80.26%) C++
4 55 (72.37%) Software Engineering
5 51 (67.11%) Embedded C
6 41 (53.95%) Embedded C++
7 31 (40.79%) Ethernet
8 30 (39.47%) Linux
9 24 (31.58%) Electronics
10 22 (28.95%) ANSI C
11 17 (22.37%) Renesas
11 17 (22.37%) Degree
12 15 (19.74%) UML
13 14 (18.42%) Assembly Language
14 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
15 10 (13.16%) Bluetooth
16 9 (11.84%) .NET
16 9 (11.84%) Subversion
16 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
16 9 (11.84%) Qt
16 9 (11.84%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (11.84%) Embedded Software Development
17 8 (10.53%) UNIX
18 7 (9.21%) Windows
18 7 (9.21%) IBM
19 6 (7.89%) GSM
19 6 (7.89%) ISO 9000
19 6 (7.89%) C#
19 6 (7.89%) Device Driver
19 6 (7.89%) VHDL

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.32%) Simulink
1 1 (1.32%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.79%) Ethernet
2 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.16%) Bluetooth
4 6 (7.89%) GSM
5 5 (6.58%) 3G
6 4 (5.26%) Wireless
7 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.95%) Internet
8 2 (2.63%) RFID
8 2 (2.63%) 2G
8 2 (2.63%) ZigBee
9 1 (1.32%) GPRS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Subversion
1 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) GCC
3 3 (3.95%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (2.63%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.63%) PVCS
5 1 (1.32%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (31.58%) Electronics
2 5 (6.58%) Automotive
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) .NET
1 9 (11.84%) Qt
2 1 (1.32%) QML
2 1 (1.32%) OpenCL
2 1 (1.32%) MFC
2 1 (1.32%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) Middleware
2 1 (1.32%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.89%) Device Driver
2 6 (7.89%) VHDL
2 6 (7.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (6.58%) Physics
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Verilog
6 2 (2.63%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.32%) SystemC
7 1 (1.32%) CPLD
7 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) UNIX
3 7 (9.21%) Windows
4 3 (3.95%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.32%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (72.37%) Software Engineering
2 15 (19.74%) UML
3 9 (11.84%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 4 (5.26%) Concurrent Programming
4 4 (5.26%) OOP
5 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
5 3 (3.95%) Integration Testing
5 3 (3.95%) Signal Processing
5 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.63%) Functional Testing
6 2 (2.63%) Low Latency
6 2 (2.63%) Use Case
6 2 (2.63%) Performance Testing
6 2 (2.63%) Stress Testing
6 2 (2.63%) Multithreading
6 2 (2.63%) OO
7 1 (1.32%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 67 (88.16%) C
2 61 (80.26%) C++
3 51 (67.11%) Embedded C
4 41 (53.95%) Embedded C++
5 22 (28.95%) ANSI C
6 14 (18.42%) Assembly Language
7 6 (7.89%) C#
8 3 (3.95%) Python
8 3 (3.95%) Java
9 1 (1.32%) VB
9 1 (1.32%) VC++
9 1 (1.32%) Fortran
9 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) PhD
3 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) ISO 9000
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.32%) JTAG
System Software
1 76 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Renesas
2 7 (9.21%) IBM
3 5 (6.58%) Altera
4 3 (3.95%) Synplicity
5 2 (2.63%) QNX
5 2 (2.63%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.32%) MKS
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.32%) EMC
6 1 (1.32%) Lauterbach
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