The table below looks at the statistics for the Firmware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank - - 67
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -3.22%
Firmware Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
721 808 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 94.13% 97.23% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 623 581 536
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in the North East

Firmware Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 6 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Qt
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 6 (100.00%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware