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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware Engineer
UK
Rank 746 877 917
Rank change year-on-year
+131 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 110 68 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.067% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.070% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 107 59 26
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +5.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +139 105 £40,000 -3.61% 14
Yorkshire +26 23 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +48 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West +37 22 £37,500 -12.79%
East of England +41 17 £55,000 +37.50% 7
South East +58 15 £41,250 -6.25% 4
Devon - 15 £37,500 -
Cambridge +26 14 £55,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire +11 14 £55,000 - 7
South Yorkshire +14 12 £40,000 -
Hereford - 12 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 12 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +34 11 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Wakefield +11 11 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Sheffield - 11 £40,000 -
Paignton - 9 £35,000 -
Coventry - 6 £40,000 -
Dorset +25 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Bournemouth - 5 £45,000 -
Berkshire +43 4 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Scotland +27 4 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Hampshire +3 4 £42,500 -3.40%
Worcestershire - 4 £29,250 - 1
Malvern - 4 £29,250 - 1
London +66 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +28 3 £48,750 - 1
West Sussex +9 3 £37,500 -
Torquay - 3 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £40,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £42,500 -

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Firmware
2 128 (81.01%) C
3 95 (60.13%) Electronics
4 84 (53.16%) C++
5 70 (44.30%) Embedded C
6 65 (41.14%) Software Engineering
7 59 (37.34%) Ethernet
8 48 (30.38%) Wireless
9 43 (27.22%) Degree
10 41 (25.95%) Embedded C++
10 41 (25.95%) TCP/IP
11 40 (25.32%) RS-485
12 39 (24.68%) Bluetooth
12 39 (24.68%) C#
13 37 (23.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 34 (21.52%) Linux
15 31 (19.62%) ZigBee
16 30 (18.99%) RS-232
17 28 (17.72%) Windows
18 25 (15.82%) EMC
18 25 (15.82%) Embedded Systems
19 24 (15.19%) VHDL
20 22 (13.92%) Manufacturing
21 21 (13.29%) Python
21 21 (13.29%) Physics
22 19 (12.03%) Validation
22 19 (12.03%) Home Automation
23 17 (10.76%) Verilog
24 16 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
24 16 (10.13%) RS-422

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 (1.90%) Simulink
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (37.34%) Ethernet
2 48 (30.38%) Wireless
3 41 (25.95%) TCP/IP
4 40 (25.32%) RS-485
5 39 (24.68%) Bluetooth
6 31 (19.62%) ZigBee
7 30 (18.99%) RS-232
8 16 (10.13%) RS-422
9 15 (9.49%) GPRS
9 15 (9.49%) GSM
9 15 (9.49%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.53%) DHCP
10 4 (2.53%) DNS
10 4 (2.53%) PPP
11 2 (1.27%) VoIP
12 1 (0.63%) DECT
12 1 (0.63%) FlexRay
12 1 (0.63%) SNMP
12 1 (0.63%) Telnet
12 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.16%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.27%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) CANoe
4 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 95 (60.13%) Electronics
2 22 (13.92%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.90%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.90%) Automotive
3 3 (1.90%) Military
4 2 (1.27%) Finance
4 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.53%) HTML
1 4 (2.53%) Web Services
1 4 (2.53%) XML
2 3 (1.90%) MFC
3 2 (1.27%) OpenCL
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 25 (15.82%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (15.19%) VHDL
4 19 (12.03%) Home Automation
5 17 (10.76%) Verilog
6 16 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (6.96%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.43%) ASIC
9 6 (3.80%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.90%) CAN bus
10 3 (1.90%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.27%) iPad
11 2 (1.27%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.52%) Linux
2 28 (17.72%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Unix
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (41.14%) Software Engineering
2 21 (13.29%) Physics
3 19 (12.03%) Validation
4 15 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (9.49%) Mentoring
4 15 (9.49%) Regression Testing
5 13 (8.23%) Embedded Software Development
6 12 (7.59%) SDLC
7 10 (6.33%) Project Management
7 10 (6.33%) UML
8 7 (4.43%) FPGA Design
8 7 (4.43%) Signal Processing
9 6 (3.80%) Digital Signal Processing
10 5 (3.16%) Mobile Development
11 4 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.53%) Low Latency
11 4 (2.53%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.90%) Electronic Design Automation
12 3 (1.90%) OO
12 3 (1.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 128 (81.01%) C
2 84 (53.16%) C++
3 70 (44.30%) Embedded C
4 41 (25.95%) Embedded C++
5 39 (24.68%) C#
6 21 (13.29%) Python
7 16 (10.13%) ANSI C
8 13 (8.23%) JavaScript
8 13 (8.23%) Perl
9 7 (4.43%) Tcl
10 5 (3.16%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.90%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.27%) Delphi
13 1 (0.63%) Java
13 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (27.22%) Degree
2 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) JTAG
2 2 (1.27%) MISRA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.63%) MISRA C
System Software
1 158 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (15.82%) EMC
2 15 (9.49%) Atmel
3 10 (6.33%) Xilinx
4 5 (3.16%) Altera
5 3 (1.90%) Actel
5 3 (1.90%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (1.90%) NEC
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.63%) Renesas
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Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
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