The table below looks at the statistics for the Firmware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 432 474 467
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 16 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.037% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.038% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 6
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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 South 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18695 20824 22782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 96.96% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15910 16682 18189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Hampshire - 7 £47,500 - 2
West Sussex -8 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Oxfordshire -3 1 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Berkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 35 (100.00%) Firmware
2 24 (68.57%) C++
3 23 (65.71%) C
4 21 (60.00%) Degree
5 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 13 (37.14%) Electronics
7 11 (31.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (31.43%) Python
8 10 (28.57%) 3G
8 10 (28.57%) VxWorks
9 8 (22.86%) OO
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
10 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
10 7 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
10 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 7 (20.00%) Delphi
10 7 (20.00%) OOD
10 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 7 (20.00%) VoIP
11 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
11 6 (17.14%) C#
11 6 (17.14%) VHDL
11 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
11 6 (17.14%) Schematic Capture
12 5 (14.29%) Robot Framework
12 5 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (14.29%) QA
12 5 (14.29%) Altera
12 5 (14.29%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 10 (28.57%) 3G
2 7 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (5.71%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (2.86%) 802.15
4 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) Modbus
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Robot Framework
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (37.14%) Electronics
2 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.14%) VHDL
4 5 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.86%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.86%) CPLD
6 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) VxWorks
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.86%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 8 (22.86%) OO
3 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (20.00%) OOD
3 7 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
4 6 (17.14%) Schematic Capture
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.43%) Data Acquisition
6 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Change Control
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.71%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.71%) UML
9 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) C++
2 23 (65.71%) C
3 11 (31.43%) Python
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Delphi
6 6 (17.14%) C#
6 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
7 5 (14.29%) Assembly Language
7 5 (14.29%) Embedded C++
8 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
8 4 (11.43%) C-shell
8 4 (11.43%) Java
8 4 (11.43%) Perl
8 4 (11.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) JTAG
System Software
1 35 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Altera
2 3 (8.57%) EMC
2 3 (8.57%) Synplicity
3 2 (5.71%) Xilinx
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