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

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 430 409 426
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 10 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.046% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.12% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 14
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.99% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,900 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
20672 20381 21245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.00% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16300 16797 18166
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -6 5 £25,000 -39.39%
Berkshire +7 3 £35,000 -
West Sussex -9 1 - -
Kent - 1 £50,000 - 1
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 27 (100.00%) Firmware
2 24 (88.89%) C
3 21 (77.78%) Electronics
4 20 (74.07%) C++
4 20 (74.07%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 12 (44.44%) Degree
6 11 (40.74%) Assembly Language
7 10 (37.04%) Signal Processing
7 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
7 10 (37.04%) Embedded C
7 10 (37.04%) Wireless
7 10 (37.04%) C#
8 9 (33.33%) GPRS
8 9 (33.33%) GSM
8 9 (33.33%) Ethernet
8 9 (33.33%) Embedded C++
9 8 (29.63%) EMC
9 8 (29.63%) NEC
9 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
9 8 (29.63%) .NET
9 8 (29.63%) MFC
9 8 (29.63%) Home Automation
9 8 (29.63%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (25.93%) Android Development
10 7 (25.93%) iOS Development
10 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
10 7 (25.93%) Android
11 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
12 2 (7.41%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (3.70%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Wireless
2 9 (33.33%) GPRS
2 9 (33.33%) GSM
2 9 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (77.78%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
1 8 (29.63%) MFC
2 1 (3.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (29.63%) Home Automation
3 1 (3.70%) Telematics
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Android
1 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
2 10 (37.04%) Signal Processing
3 8 (29.63%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Android Development
4 7 (25.93%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) System Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C
2 20 (74.07%) C++
3 11 (40.74%) Assembly Language
4 10 (37.04%) Embedded C
4 10 (37.04%) C#
5 9 (33.33%) Embedded C++
6 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) EMC
1 8 (29.63%) NEC
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