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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 232 247 232
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.092% 0.085% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.088% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 6
Median salary £55,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.14% -3.52%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £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
5257 5707 5930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.19% 96.98% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 4859 4897
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
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 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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram 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 27 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
Gloucestershire -1 5 £55,000 +42.85%
Firmware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Firmware
2 7 (58.33%) C
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (41.67%) Xilinx
4 5 (41.67%) Mentor Graphics
4 5 (41.67%) VHDL
4 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded C++
5 4 (33.33%) Electronics
5 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (25.00%) Automotive
6 3 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (25.00%) UML
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
8 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (8.33%) ASIC
8 1 (8.33%) OO
8 1 (8.33%) Python
8 1 (8.33%) OOD
8 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
8 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
8 1 (8.33%) Perl
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing

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 (41.67%) Ethernet
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (8.33%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
2 5 (41.67%) VHDL
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (8.33%) ASIC
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Mentor Graphics
1 5 (41.67%) Xilinx
2 2 (16.67%) IBM