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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 422 405 431
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 18 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.099% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.10% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 14
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £46,000 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £25,000 -41.86%
Berkshire +7 5 £35,000 -
Surrey +1 1 £35,000 -22.22%
West Sussex -18 1 - -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (100.00%) Firmware
2 26 (89.66%) C
3 22 (75.86%) C++
3 22 (75.86%) Embedded Systems
4 21 (72.41%) Electronics
5 14 (48.28%) Degree
6 11 (37.93%) Signal Processing
6 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
7 10 (34.48%) Wireless
7 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
7 10 (34.48%) Assembly Language
7 10 (34.48%) C#
8 9 (31.03%) GPRS
8 9 (31.03%) GSM
8 9 (31.03%) Embedded C
8 9 (31.03%) Ethernet
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) NEC
9 8 (27.59%) Embedded C++
9 8 (27.59%) EMC
9 8 (27.59%) .NET
9 8 (27.59%) MFC
9 8 (27.59%) Home Automation
9 8 (27.59%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
10 7 (24.14%) Android
10 7 (24.14%) Android Development
10 7 (24.14%) iOS Development
11 4 (13.79%) Subversion
12 3 (10.34%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.45%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Wireless
2 9 (31.03%) GPRS
2 9 (31.03%) GSM
2 9 (31.03%) Ethernet
3 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Bugzilla
2 2 (6.90%) GDB
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (72.41%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Automotive
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
1 8 (27.59%) MFC
2 3 (10.34%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) Firmware
2 22 (75.86%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (27.59%) Home Automation
4 1 (3.45%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Android
1 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Signal Processing
1 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
3 8 (27.59%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Android Development
4 7 (24.14%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) System Testing
6 1 (3.45%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) C
2 22 (75.86%) C++
3 10 (34.48%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) Assembly Language
4 9 (31.03%) Embedded C
5 8 (27.59%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.90%) JTAG
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) EMC
1 8 (27.59%) NEC
2 2 (6.90%) Toshiba
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