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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 64 79 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 2 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.34% 0.14% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.15% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.00%
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
569 657 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.43% 94.26% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 487 555 435
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Durham - 1 £33,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,000 -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Firmware
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) RS-232
2 3 (60.00%) RS-485
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Qt
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) ZigBee

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) RS-232
1 3 (60.00%) RS-485
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (40.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Firmware