The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 68 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 8 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.10% - 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% - 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £35,000 - £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
701 717 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.29% 96.76% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 597 617 662
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Firmware Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Durham - 8 £35,000 -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) C
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Firmware
1 17 (100.00%) Subversion
1 17 (100.00%) Qt
2 13 (76.47%) Embedded Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 13 (76.47%) Embedded C
2 13 (76.47%) Embedded C++
2 13 (76.47%) Assembly Language
3 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 8 (47.06%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
4 8 (47.06%) Electronics
4 8 (47.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (29.41%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) MFC
5 5 (29.41%) Bluetooth
5 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) ISO 9000
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) Marketing
6 4 (23.53%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Bluetooth
1 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Subversion
2 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 8 (47.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (47.06%) Electronics
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Qt
2 5 (29.41%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Embedded Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) C
2 13 (76.47%) Embedded C
2 13 (76.47%) Embedded C++
2 13 (76.47%) Assembly Language
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft