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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware Engineer
UK
Rank 780 842 913
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 71 76 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.077% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.080% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 71 64 19
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,300 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +72 65 £40,000 -3.61% 15
West Midlands +19 19 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +14 19 £40,000 - 3
South Yorkshire +3 12 £40,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 12 £50,000 -
Hereford - 12 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 12 £40,000 - 1
South East +58 10 £41,250 -6.25% 2
South West +12 8 £37,500 -14.28% 4
West Yorkshire +25 7 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Wakefield +6 7 £37,000 -10.84% 1
East of England +23 5 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Hampshire +12 5 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Devon +1 5 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Scotland +19 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Sussex +3 4 £37,500 -
Coventry - 4 £40,000 - 1
Horsham - 4 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £55,000 - 3
Cambridge +6 3 £55,000 - 3
Paignton - 3 £37,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £42,500 - 1
Malvern - 3 £30,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £35,500 - 1
London +53 2 £50,250 -16.25%
Edinburgh +8 2 £50,000 +17.64% 1
West Lothian - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £52,500 -
Livingston - 2 £45,000 -

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Firmware
2 93 (78.81%) C
3 69 (58.47%) Electronics
4 55 (46.61%) C++
5 50 (42.37%) Embedded C
6 41 (34.75%) Software Engineering
7 40 (33.90%) Ethernet
8 32 (27.12%) Wireless
9 30 (25.42%) Bluetooth
10 29 (24.58%) C#
10 29 (24.58%) RS-485
11 28 (23.73%) TCP/IP
12 27 (22.88%) Embedded C++
12 27 (22.88%) Degree
13 24 (20.34%) Windows
14 23 (19.49%) Linux
14 23 (19.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 21 (17.80%) ZigBee
15 21 (17.80%) RS-232
16 19 (16.10%) Embedded Systems
16 19 (16.10%) Python
17 17 (14.41%) EMC
17 17 (14.41%) VHDL
18 16 (13.56%) Manufacturing
18 16 (13.56%) Validation
19 14 (11.86%) Verilog
20 12 (10.17%) Home Automation
20 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
20 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
20 12 (10.17%) ANSI C

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 (2.54%) Simulink
2 1 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (33.90%) Ethernet
2 32 (27.12%) Wireless
3 30 (25.42%) Bluetooth
4 29 (24.58%) RS-485
5 28 (23.73%) TCP/IP
6 21 (17.80%) RS-232
6 21 (17.80%) ZigBee
7 12 (10.17%) RS-422
8 11 (9.32%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (6.78%) GPRS
9 8 (6.78%) GSM
10 4 (3.39%) DHCP
10 4 (3.39%) DNS
10 4 (3.39%) PPP
11 3 (2.54%) WLAN
12 1 (0.85%) FlexRay
12 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.24%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (0.85%) CANoe
General
1 69 (58.47%) Electronics
2 16 (13.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.39%) Finance
3 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.54%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.54%) Automotive
4 3 (2.54%) Military
5 1 (0.85%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) HTML
1 4 (3.39%) Web Services
1 4 (3.39%) XML
2 2 (1.69%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 19 (16.10%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (14.41%) VHDL
4 14 (11.86%) Verilog
5 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (10.17%) Home Automation
6 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
6 10 (8.47%) Physics
7 5 (4.24%) ASIC
8 4 (3.39%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.54%) CAN bus
9 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.69%) iPad
10 2 (1.69%) SystemC
11 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.34%) Windows
2 23 (19.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.75%) Software Engineering
2 16 (13.56%) Validation
3 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
4 9 (7.63%) UML
5 8 (6.78%) Project Management
6 7 (5.93%) SDLC
7 5 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.24%) Digital Signal Processing
7 5 (4.24%) Regression Testing
7 5 (4.24%) Signal Processing
8 4 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.39%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.39%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (3.39%) Mobile Development
8 4 (3.39%) OO
8 4 (3.39%) Prototyping
8 4 (3.39%) Scrum
8 4 (3.39%) Test Automation
8 4 (3.39%) Test Planning
9 3 (2.54%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 93 (78.81%) C
2 55 (46.61%) C++
3 50 (42.37%) Embedded C
4 29 (24.58%) C#
5 27 (22.88%) Embedded C++
6 19 (16.10%) Python
7 12 (10.17%) ANSI C
7 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.78%) Perl
8 8 (6.78%) Tcl
9 5 (4.24%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.54%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (22.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) JTAG
2 2 (1.69%) MISRA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.85%) MISRA C
System Software
1 118 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (14.41%) EMC
2 8 (6.78%) Atmel
3 7 (5.93%) Xilinx
4 4 (3.39%) Altera
5 3 (2.54%) Actel
5 3 (2.54%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.85%) Renesas
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Torquay, Devon
CBS butler
Salary: Corporate Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Flintshire
JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £46000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago