The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Firmware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 824 904 943
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 52 81 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.076% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.078% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 49 64 23
Median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £33,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Firmware Engineer in the job title.

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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England +67 46 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Midlands -5 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South East +61 9 £43,750 -5.40% 2
East of England +7 9 £62,500 +31.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 8 £62,500 +31.57% 2
Yorkshire -2 8 £40,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Hereford - 8 £50,000 -
Cambridge +11 6 £62,500 +31.57% 2
South Yorkshire -2 6 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex +25 4 £37,500 - 1
South West +7 4 £40,000 -15.78%
London +61 3 £45,500 -1.08%
Scotland +21 3 £42,500 -17.07% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £48,750 -
Gloucestershire -13 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Horsham - 3 £37,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +29 2 £36,000 -13.25% 1
High Wycombe +11 2 £47,500 -
North West -14 2 £41,250 +3.77%
West Lothian - 2 £41,250 -
Tewkesbury - 2 £40,000 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Greenford - 2 £45,500 -
Livingston - 2 £41,250 -
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire +21 1 £40,000 +3.89%
Milton Keynes +17 1 £50,000 -
Wiltshire +15 1 £44,000 -16.19%

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) Firmware
2 85 (82.52%) C
3 52 (50.49%) Electronics
4 47 (45.63%) C++
5 38 (36.89%) Embedded C
6 32 (31.07%) Software Engineering
7 31 (30.10%) Degree
8 24 (23.30%) C#
8 24 (23.30%) Python
9 22 (21.36%) Ethernet
10 21 (20.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 19 (18.45%) VHDL
12 18 (17.48%) Linux
12 18 (17.48%) RS-485
13 17 (16.50%) Wireless
13 17 (16.50%) Computer Science
14 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
14 15 (14.56%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (13.59%) Embedded C++
16 13 (12.62%) EMC
16 13 (12.62%) Bluetooth
16 13 (12.62%) Windows
17 12 (11.65%) Verilog
18 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (10.68%) Validation
18 11 (10.68%) Wi-Fi
19 10 (9.71%) Perl
19 10 (9.71%) RS-232
20 9 (8.74%) ZigBee
21 8 (7.77%) JavaScript

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Simulink
2 1 (0.97%) MS Project
2 1 (0.97%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.97%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.36%) Ethernet
2 18 (17.48%) RS-485
3 17 (16.50%) Wireless
4 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
5 13 (12.62%) Bluetooth
6 11 (10.68%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (9.71%) RS-232
8 9 (8.74%) ZigBee
9 6 (5.83%) RS-422
10 3 (2.91%) DHCP
10 3 (2.91%) DNS
10 3 (2.91%) PPP
10 3 (2.91%) WLAN
11 2 (1.94%) GPRS
11 2 (1.94%) GSM
12 1 (0.97%) FlexRay
12 1 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) MySQL
1 1 (0.97%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.85%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.94%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.97%) CANoe
4 1 (0.97%) JIRA
4 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.97%) Robot Framework
General
1 52 (50.49%) Electronics
2 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.85%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.85%) Military
3 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.88%) Finance
5 1 (0.97%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) HTML
1 3 (2.91%) Web Services
1 3 (2.91%) XML
2 2 (1.94%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 19 (18.45%) VHDL
3 17 (16.50%) Computer Science
4 15 (14.56%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (11.65%) Verilog
6 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.83%) Home Automation
6 6 (5.83%) Smartphone
7 5 (4.85%) Driving Licence
7 5 (4.85%) Physics
8 3 (2.91%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.94%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.94%) SystemC
10 1 (0.97%) ASIC
10 1 (0.97%) CPLD
10 1 (0.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Linux
2 13 (12.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) Software Engineering
2 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (10.68%) Validation
3 8 (7.77%) UML
4 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
5 5 (4.85%) Digital Signal Processing
5 5 (4.85%) Schematic Capture
5 5 (4.85%) Scrum
5 5 (4.85%) Signal Processing
6 4 (3.88%) Change Control
6 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.88%) Low Latency
6 4 (3.88%) Project Management
6 4 (3.88%) Software Testing
6 4 (3.88%) Test Automation
6 4 (3.88%) Test Planning
6 4 (3.88%) Unit Testing
7 3 (2.91%) Electronic Design Automation
7 3 (2.91%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 85 (82.52%) C
2 47 (45.63%) C++
3 38 (36.89%) Embedded C
4 24 (23.30%) C#
4 24 (23.30%) Python
5 14 (13.59%) Embedded C++
6 10 (9.71%) Perl
7 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.77%) Tcl
8 6 (5.83%) ANSI C
8 6 (5.83%) VB
9 5 (4.85%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.91%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.97%) Delphi
11 1 (0.97%) Java
11 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (30.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) JTAG
2 1 (0.97%) ISO26262
2 1 (0.97%) MISRA
2 1 (0.97%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 103 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) EMC
2 6 (5.83%) Xilinx
3 5 (4.85%) Siemens
4 4 (3.88%) Altera
5 3 (2.91%) Atmel
6 2 (1.94%) Actel
6 2 (1.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.94%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.97%) Renesas
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