The table below looks at the statistics for the Firmware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 867 826 837
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 40 48 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.045% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.047% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 46
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £43,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the UK.

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 within the UK.

Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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
England -38 35 £37,500 - 16
South East -30 20 £35,000 -9.67% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £25,000 -37.50%
Milton Keynes - 10 - -
West Midlands +4 9 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Coventry - 8 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire 0 7 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 6 £35,000 -
St Asaph - 5 £37,500 - 1
Denbighshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
South West - 5 £42,500 - 1
Wales - 5 £37,500 - 1
North Wales - 5 £37,500 - 1
Devon - 4 £42,500 -
Plymouth - 4 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Sussex -14 1 - -
Surrey -19 1 £35,000 -6.66%
East of England -25 1 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Bristol - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 - 2
High Wycombe - 1 £25,000 -

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 71 (100.00%) Firmware
2 66 (92.96%) C
3 44 (61.97%) C++
4 43 (60.56%) Electronics
5 38 (53.52%) Embedded Systems
6 25 (35.21%) Software Engineering
7 24 (33.80%) Ethernet
8 22 (30.99%) Embedded C
9 20 (28.17%) C#
9 20 (28.17%) Linux
9 20 (28.17%) Degree
10 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
11 15 (21.13%) Wireless
11 15 (21.13%) Device Driver
11 15 (21.13%) Assembly Language
12 14 (19.72%) Windows
13 12 (16.90%) Signal Processing
14 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
15 10 (14.08%) Embedded Software Development
15 10 (14.08%) Python
15 10 (14.08%) .NET
15 10 (14.08%) Manufacturing
15 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
16 9 (12.68%) Validation
16 9 (12.68%) GPRS
16 9 (12.68%) GSM
16 9 (12.68%) Embedded C++
16 9 (12.68%) Android
17 8 (11.27%) Home Automation
17 8 (11.27%) EMC

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.80%) Ethernet
2 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
3 15 (21.13%) Wireless
4 9 (12.68%) GPRS
4 9 (12.68%) GSM
5 4 (5.63%) SAN
6 2 (2.82%) IGMP
6 2 (2.82%) RTSP
6 2 (2.82%) HTTP
7 1 (1.41%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.86%) Subversion
3 4 (5.63%) JIRA
3 4 (5.63%) Bugzilla
3 4 (5.63%) GDB
4 2 (2.82%) WinDbg
4 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (60.56%) Electronics
2 10 (14.08%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Games
4 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.23%) Automotive
5 2 (2.82%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) MFC
3 5 (7.04%) Flash
4 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 71 (100.00%) Firmware
2 38 (53.52%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (21.13%) Device Driver
4 8 (11.27%) Home Automation
5 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.63%) Physics
7 2 (2.82%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.82%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.82%) MPEG
7 2 (2.82%) IPTV
8 1 (1.41%) ASIC
8 1 (1.41%) VHDL
8 1 (1.41%) Verilog
8 1 (1.41%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Windows
3 9 (12.68%) Android
4 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.63%) VxWorks
6 2 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Software Engineering
2 12 (16.90%) Signal Processing
3 10 (14.08%) Embedded Software Development
3 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
4 9 (12.68%) Validation
5 7 (9.86%) UML
5 7 (9.86%) OO
5 7 (9.86%) Android Development
5 7 (9.86%) iOS Development
6 6 (8.45%) TDD
7 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.82%) Scrum
8 2 (2.82%) OOD
8 2 (2.82%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.82%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.41%) System Testing
9 1 (1.41%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (1.41%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (92.96%) C
2 44 (61.97%) C++
3 22 (30.99%) Embedded C
4 20 (28.17%) C#
5 15 (21.13%) Assembly Language
6 10 (14.08%) Python
7 9 (12.68%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.23%) VB
9 2 (2.82%) SQL
10 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) JTAG
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) EMC
1 8 (11.27%) NEC
2 4 (5.63%) Toshiba
3 2 (2.82%) Atmel
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Durham
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package - See description
Posted: 13 days ago
County Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 21 days ago
Romsey
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Romsey
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago