The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Firmware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 427 450 456
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 16 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.049% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.050% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 7
Median salary £52,500 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.75% +12.14%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
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 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
17782 19999 22031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 97.05% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15047 16125 17797
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Firmware Engineer in the job title.

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 25 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 7 £52,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +29 5 £47,500 +11.76%
West Sussex -5 4 - -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Firmware Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Firmware
2 25 (65.79%) C++
2 25 (65.79%) C
3 22 (57.89%) Degree
4 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
5 16 (42.11%) Electronics
6 15 (39.47%) Python
7 10 (26.32%) 3G
8 9 (23.68%) VxWorks
8 9 (23.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (21.05%) OO
9 8 (21.05%) SQL
9 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
10 7 (18.42%) QA
10 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
10 7 (18.42%) Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (18.42%) Robot Framework
10 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
10 7 (18.42%) Delphi
10 7 (18.42%) OOD
10 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
10 7 (18.42%) VoIP
10 7 (18.42%) Embedded C
10 7 (18.42%) Scrum
10 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
11 6 (15.79%) VHDL
11 6 (15.79%) Schematic Capture
11 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
12 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) 3G
2 7 (18.42%) VoIP
3 2 (5.26%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (2.63%) 802.15
4 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
1 7 (18.42%) Robot Framework
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Subversion
4 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.63%) Metasploit
5 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (42.11%) Electronics
2 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.79%) VHDL
4 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.63%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.63%) Kali Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.05%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
3 7 (18.42%) OOD
3 7 (18.42%) Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (18.42%) Scrum
3 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.79%) Schematic Capture
5 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.53%) Data Acquisition
5 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 4 (10.53%) UML
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) C
1 25 (65.79%) C++
2 15 (39.47%) Python
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Delphi
4 7 (18.42%) Embedded C
5 5 (13.16%) Assembly Language
5 5 (13.16%) C#
6 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.53%) C-shell
6 4 (10.53%) Embedded C++
6 4 (10.53%) Java
6 4 (10.53%) Perl
6 4 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) JTAG
System Software
1 38 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Altera
2 3 (7.89%) EMC
2 3 (7.89%) Synplicity
3 2 (5.26%) Xilinx
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