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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 432 450 455
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 15 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.058% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.060% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 12
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
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
17942 20114 21946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15255 16523 17462
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -1 6 £48,750 +14.70%
Buckinghamshire +25 3 £47,500 +6.74%
West Sussex -1 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Kent - 2 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire -15 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Firmware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (100.00%) Firmware
2 20 (64.52%) C
3 16 (51.61%) Python
3 16 (51.61%) Electronics
4 15 (48.39%) C++
5 12 (38.71%) Degree
6 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
7 9 (29.03%) Embedded C
8 8 (25.81%) Scrum
8 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.81%) TDD
8 8 (25.81%) QA
8 8 (25.81%) Robot Framework
9 7 (22.58%) C#
10 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
10 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
11 5 (16.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (16.13%) Assembly Language
11 5 (16.13%) Java
12 4 (12.90%) Perl
12 4 (12.90%) C-shell
12 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
12 4 (12.90%) Ruby
12 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
12 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
12 4 (12.90%) Data Acquisition
13 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
13 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (9.68%) Schematic Capture
13 3 (9.68%) Mercurial

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 2 (6.45%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (3.23%) 3G
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Robot Framework
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
3 3 (9.68%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Metasploit
4 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (51.61%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (3.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (9.68%) VHDL
3 1 (3.23%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) CPLD
3 1 (3.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Kali Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Scrum
2 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Data Acquisition
4 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
5 3 (9.68%) Schematic Capture
5 3 (9.68%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.23%) CAD
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C
2 16 (51.61%) Python
3 15 (48.39%) C++
4 9 (29.03%) Embedded C
5 7 (22.58%) C#
6 5 (16.13%) Assembly Language
6 5 (16.13%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (12.90%) C-shell
7 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 4 (12.90%) Ruby
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.23%) PHP
9 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 31 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) EMC
1 2 (6.45%) Renesas
2 1 (3.23%) Altera
2 1 (3.23%) Synplicity