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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 880 925 975
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 56 50 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.045% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.047% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 28
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £28,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%

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
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +43 44 £45,000 +25.00% 7
East of England +41 18 £42,500 +9.67% 1
South East +44 15 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 11 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Cambridge +12 9 £52,500 +2.94% 1
Suffolk +18 8 £42,500 +21.42%
Hampshire +16 8 £52,500 +40.00% 1
South West +19 6 £55,000 +42.85% 1
Gloucestershire +5 6 £55,000 +42.85% 1
Gloucester - 5 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +4 4 £53,750 +10.25% 2
Wales - 4 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +27 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Ipswich +24 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Worcestershire +6 3 £40,000 +60.00%
Southampton +3 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
West Midlands -15 3 £40,000 +50.94%
High Wycombe - 3 £47,500 -
Worcester - 3 £40,000 -
West Sussex -5 2 £45,000 +28.57%
North Wales - 2 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £53,750 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £35,000 -
London +26 1 £45,000 +29.49% 2
Tewkesbury +1 1 £40,000 +3.89%
Havant - 1 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £44,000 -
Belfast - 1 £37,500 -

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Firmware
2 85 (72.03%) C
3 61 (51.69%) Electronics
4 58 (49.15%) C++
5 57 (48.31%) Degree
6 50 (42.37%) Embedded C
7 46 (38.98%) Software Engineering
8 35 (29.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 28 (23.73%) Ethernet
9 28 (23.73%) Embedded Systems
10 26 (22.03%) VHDL
11 25 (21.19%) Assembly Language
12 24 (20.34%) Python
13 23 (19.49%) Telecoms
14 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
15 18 (15.25%) Embedded C++
16 17 (14.41%) Bluetooth
17 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
17 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (13.56%) Verilog
18 14 (11.86%) Computer Science
19 13 (11.02%) Wireless
19 13 (11.02%) Linux
20 12 (10.17%) SC Cleared
21 11 (9.32%) ZigBee
21 11 (9.32%) 3G
21 11 (9.32%) Mentoring
22 9 (7.63%) UML
22 9 (7.63%) C#
23 8 (6.78%) Xilinx

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 2 (1.69%) Simulink
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
2 1 (0.85%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.73%) Ethernet
2 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
3 17 (14.41%) Bluetooth
4 13 (11.02%) Wireless
5 11 (9.32%) 3G
5 11 (9.32%) ZigBee
6 5 (4.24%) VoIP
7 3 (2.54%) GPRS
7 3 (2.54%) GSM
7 3 (2.54%) RS-232
7 3 (2.54%) RS-485
7 3 (2.54%) TETRA
7 3 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.69%) Software-Defined Radio
8 2 (1.69%) Wideband
9 1 (0.85%) 802.15
9 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Robot Framework
2 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.54%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.54%) Subversion
6 2 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.69%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 61 (51.69%) Electronics
2 23 (19.49%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.08%) Automotive
3 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.08%) Military
4 4 (3.39%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.54%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Finance
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) HEVC
2 2 (1.69%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (0.85%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 28 (23.73%) Embedded Systems
3 26 (22.03%) VHDL
4 16 (13.56%) Verilog
5 14 (11.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.08%) Algorithms
6 6 (5.08%) Cryptography
6 6 (5.08%) Device Driver
7 5 (4.24%) Physics
8 4 (3.39%) CCTV
9 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.54%) STB
10 2 (1.69%) ASIC
10 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.69%) User Experience
10 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.85%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.02%) Linux
2 8 (6.78%) VxWorks
3 5 (4.24%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.54%) Windows
5 1 (0.85%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.98%) Software Engineering
2 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.32%) Mentoring
4 9 (7.63%) UML
5 8 (6.78%) OO
5 8 (6.78%) Scrum
5 8 (6.78%) TDD
6 7 (5.93%) Low Latency
6 7 (5.93%) Multithreading
6 7 (5.93%) OOD
6 7 (5.93%) Schematic Capture
6 7 (5.93%) Validation
7 5 (4.24%) Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (4.24%) Signal Processing
8 4 (3.39%) Data Acquisition
8 4 (3.39%) Digital Signal Processing
8 4 (3.39%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.39%) Software Testing
9 3 (2.54%) Image Processing
9 3 (2.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 85 (72.03%) C
2 58 (49.15%) C++
3 50 (42.37%) Embedded C
4 25 (21.19%) Assembly Language
5 24 (20.34%) Python
6 18 (15.25%) Embedded C++
7 9 (7.63%) C#
8 7 (5.93%) Perl
9 6 (5.08%) SQL
10 5 (4.24%) Delphi
10 5 (4.24%) Java
11 4 (3.39%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.39%) C-shell
11 4 (3.39%) Ruby
12 3 (2.54%) ANSI C
13 2 (1.69%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.69%) VB
14 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (48.31%) Degree
2 16 (13.56%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.17%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) DO-254
2 1 (0.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 118 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (6.78%) Xilinx
2 6 (5.08%) Altera
3 5 (4.24%) Atmel
3 5 (4.24%) Mentor Graphics
3 5 (4.24%) Renesas
4 3 (2.54%) Synplicity
5 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.69%) EMC
5 2 (1.69%) Siemens
6 1 (0.85%) Actel
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.85%) Panasonic
Scotland
Proteus Europe
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
Oho Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen
Carlton Resource Solutions
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
Posted: 22 days ago