The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 436 403 423
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 21 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.13% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 14
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21686 21057 22161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17392 17379 18939
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Firmware Engineer
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
(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
Buckinghamshire +15 10 £25,000 -45.65% 2
Berkshire +14 7 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Hampshire -3 3 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Surrey -6 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) Firmware
2 28 (84.85%) C
3 22 (66.67%) C++
4 20 (60.61%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (57.58%) Electronics
6 18 (54.55%) Degree
7 12 (36.36%) Wireless
7 12 (36.36%) Embedded C
8 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 11 (33.33%) Signal Processing
9 10 (30.30%) C#
10 9 (27.27%) GPRS
10 9 (27.27%) GSM
10 9 (27.27%) Ethernet
10 9 (27.27%) Assembly Language
11 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
12 7 (21.21%) NEC
12 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
12 7 (21.21%) Embedded C++
12 7 (21.21%) EMC
12 7 (21.21%) .NET
12 7 (21.21%) MFC
12 7 (21.21%) Subversion
12 7 (21.21%) Home Automation
12 7 (21.21%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (18.18%) Android Development
13 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
13 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
13 6 (18.18%) Android
14 5 (15.15%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Wireless
2 9 (27.27%) GPRS
2 9 (27.27%) GSM
2 9 (27.27%) Ethernet
3 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
5 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) Bugzilla
2 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) GDB
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (57.58%) Electronics
2 5 (15.15%) Automotive
3 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.12%) Games
4 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
1 7 (21.21%) MFC
2 5 (15.15%) Flash
3 1 (3.03%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Firmware
2 20 (60.61%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (21.21%) Home Automation
4 3 (9.09%) CAN bus
4 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.06%) Telematics
6 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 6 (18.18%) Android
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 11 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.21%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Android Development
4 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 5 (15.15%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) UML
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.03%) System Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C
2 22 (66.67%) C++
3 12 (36.36%) Embedded C
4 10 (30.30%) C#
5 9 (27.27%) Assembly Language
6 7 (21.21%) Embedded C++
7 3 (9.09%) VB
8 2 (6.06%) Python
9 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) JTAG
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) NEC
1 7 (21.21%) EMC
2 4 (12.12%) Toshiba
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