The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Firmware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 248 238 243
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 2 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.035% 0.22% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.23% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
Median salary £43,250 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £35,700 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £55,000 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5450 5769 5984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.56% 97.01% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4631 4893 5007
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Firmware Engineer in the job title.

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer across the South West region.

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Wiltshire +3 1 £44,000 +3.52%
Gloucestershire -13 1 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 West region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Firmware
2 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) VHDL
2 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (62.50%) Xilinx
2 5 (62.50%) Mentor Graphics
2 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
1 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (62.50%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Mentor Graphics
1 5 (62.50%) Xilinx
2 2 (25.00%) IBM