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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 437 436 435
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 4 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.018% 0.069% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.073% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 17
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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 £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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
Oxfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £41,000 -3.52%
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (100.00%) Firmware
2 20 (90.91%) C
3 18 (81.82%) C++
4 17 (77.27%) Electronics
5 16 (72.73%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
6 10 (45.45%) Signal Processing
7 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
8 8 (36.36%) Embedded C
9 7 (31.82%) Embedded C++
9 7 (31.82%) Wireless
10 6 (27.27%) GPRS
10 6 (27.27%) GSM
11 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
11 5 (22.73%) Assembly Language
11 5 (22.73%) Degree
12 4 (18.18%) Home Automation
12 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 4 (18.18%) .NET
12 4 (18.18%) MFC
12 4 (18.18%) Android
12 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
12 4 (18.18%) C#
12 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
12 4 (18.18%) Android Development
12 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
12 4 (18.18%) EMC
12 4 (18.18%) NEC
13 3 (13.64%) PHP
13 3 (13.64%) ZigBee

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Wireless
2 6 (27.27%) GPRS
2 6 (27.27%) GSM
3 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) ZigBee
6 2 (9.09%) NFC
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 17 (77.27%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) MFC
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) LAMP
2 2 (9.09%) XML-RPC
2 2 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (18.18%) Home Automation
3 2 (9.09%) Internet of Things
3 2 (9.09%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
1 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 10 (45.45%) Signal Processing
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Android Development
3 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C
2 18 (81.82%) C++
3 8 (36.36%) Embedded C
4 7 (31.82%) Embedded C++
5 5 (22.73%) Assembly Language
6 4 (18.18%) C#
7 3 (13.64%) PHP
8 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) EMC
1 4 (18.18%) NEC