The table below looks at the statistics for the Firmware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 91 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.21% - 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £38,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
Firmware Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
911 1216 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.40% 96.13% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 819 985 944
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer across the Kent region.

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Firmware Engineer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
2 2 (66.67%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (33.33%) Renesas
3 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Renesas