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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 857 856 850
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 23 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.032% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.034% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 32
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £34,000 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 29 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 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 22 £37,500 -6.25% 17
East of England -8 7 £40,000 -42.85% 3
Cambridge 0 5 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £45,000 -35.71% 3
South West - 5 £38,500 - 3
South East -42 4 £35,000 -17.64% 7
North East -16 2 £38,750 +10.71%
Paignton - 2 £34,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £35,000 -
Devon - 2 £34,500 - 1
Dorset - 2 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £35,000 - 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £41,000 -3.52%
Durham -3 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Gloucestershire - 1 £38,500 -
Kent - 1 - - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £35,000 -
St Asaph - 1 £45,000 -
Trimdon Station - 1 £37,500 -
Denbighshire - 1 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £37,500 - 1
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £37,500 - 2
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) Firmware
2 42 (82.35%) C
3 32 (62.75%) Electronics
4 23 (45.10%) Embedded C
5 22 (43.14%) C++
6 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 17 (33.33%) Degree
7 15 (29.41%) C#
7 15 (29.41%) Ethernet
8 14 (27.45%) Linux
8 14 (27.45%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (25.49%) Python
10 12 (23.53%) Windows
10 12 (23.53%) Device Driver
11 8 (15.69%) Validation
11 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
11 8 (15.69%) Embedded C++
11 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
12 7 (13.73%) Assembly Language
13 6 (11.76%) GPRS
13 6 (11.76%) Wireless
13 6 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (11.76%) ZigBee
13 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
14 5 (9.80%) Physics
14 5 (9.80%) GSM
14 5 (9.80%) .NET
15 4 (7.84%) UML
15 4 (7.84%) Verilog
15 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Ethernet
2 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.76%) GPRS
3 6 (11.76%) Wireless
3 6 (11.76%) ZigBee
4 5 (9.80%) GSM
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) 802.15
5 2 (3.92%) RFID
5 2 (3.92%) NFC
6 1 (1.96%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) GDB
3 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) PVCS
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 32 (62.75%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Military
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) MFC
3 2 (3.92%) SOAP
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 2 (3.92%) XML
3 2 (3.92%) LAMP
3 2 (3.92%) XML-RPC
3 2 (3.92%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (23.53%) Device Driver
3 6 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 5 (9.80%) Physics
5 4 (7.84%) Verilog
6 3 (5.88%) Home Automation
6 3 (5.88%) Chemistry
6 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.88%) VHDL
7 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.92%) Internet of Things
7 2 (3.92%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 12 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Android
3 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (15.69%) Validation
3 4 (7.84%) UML
3 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 3 (5.88%) Signal Processing
4 3 (5.88%) OO
4 3 (5.88%) Scrum
4 3 (5.88%) Android Development
4 3 (5.88%) iOS Development
5 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.92%) Use Case
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Stress Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.92%) Time Management
5 2 (3.92%) TDD
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (1.96%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) C
2 23 (45.10%) Embedded C
3 22 (43.14%) C++
4 15 (29.41%) C#
5 13 (25.49%) Python
6 8 (15.69%) Embedded C++
7 7 (13.73%) Assembly Language
8 3 (5.88%) MATLAB
8 3 (5.88%) PHP
8 3 (5.88%) VBA
9 2 (3.92%) Tcl
9 2 (3.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) HND
2 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.92%) JTAG
2 1 (1.96%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 51 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) EMC
1 3 (5.88%) NEC
2 2 (3.92%) Lauterbach
3 1 (1.96%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.96%) Renesas
Rochester, Kent
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Dover, Kent
Expert Employment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search
Salary: Pension/ Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum includes Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago