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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware Engineer
England / South East
Rank 370 439 458
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 15 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.12% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 3
Median salary £41,250 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
14223 18666 19927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.68% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11791 16039 16302
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +45 4 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Hampshire +9 4 £42,500 -3.40%
Buckinghamshire +27 3 £48,750 - 1
West Sussex +4 3 £37,500 -
Surrey - 1 £32,500 -
Firmware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) Firmware
2 24 (92.31%) C
3 22 (84.62%) Embedded C
4 19 (73.08%) Software Engineering
5 16 (61.54%) Electronics
6 12 (46.15%) C++
7 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
8 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
8 8 (30.77%) EMC
8 8 (30.77%) RS-232
8 8 (30.77%) RS-485
9 7 (26.92%) Python
10 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++
11 4 (15.38%) Wireless
11 4 (15.38%) DHCP
11 4 (15.38%) PPP
11 4 (15.38%) DNS
11 4 (15.38%) GPRS
11 4 (15.38%) GSM
11 4 (15.38%) Windows
11 4 (15.38%) UML
11 4 (15.38%) HTML
11 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
11 4 (15.38%) Web Services
11 4 (15.38%) XML
11 4 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
12 3 (11.54%) CAN bus
12 3 (11.54%) Low Latency

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
2 8 (30.77%) RS-232
2 8 (30.77%) RS-485
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) GPRS
3 4 (15.38%) GSM
3 4 (15.38%) PPP
3 4 (15.38%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) ZigBee
5 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (61.54%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
2 3 (11.54%) Automotive
2 3 (11.54%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) MFC
3 2 (7.69%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.54%) CAN bus
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (11.54%) Home Automation
2 3 (11.54%) VHDL
3 2 (7.69%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) UML
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.54%) Prototyping
3 3 (11.54%) Signal Processing
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (7.69%) Video Processing
5 1 (3.85%) API Design
5 1 (3.85%) Physics
5 1 (3.85%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C
2 22 (84.62%) Embedded C
3 12 (46.15%) C++
4 7 (26.92%) Python
5 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 26 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) EMC
2 3 (11.54%) NEC
3 2 (7.69%) Altera
3 2 (7.69%) Xilinx
4 1 (3.85%) Renesas
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