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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 864 915 948
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 54 46 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.042% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.043% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 31
Median salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,200 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -

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
94453 106197 112297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79493 87537 91539
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +53 42 £45,000 +25.00% 9
East of England +35 15 £40,000 +3.22% 2
South East +35 14 £45,000 +16.12%
Cambridgeshire +18 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Cambridge +14 9 £40,000 -28.88% 2
Scotland +3 7 - -
South West +22 6 £55,000 +34.14%
Gloucestershire +7 6 £55,000 +42.85%
Hampshire +7 5 £52,500 +31.25%
Aberdeen - 5 - -
Suffolk +9 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Wales - 4 £42,500 -
Gloucester - 4 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +27 3 £47,500 +6.74%
Ipswich +13 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Worcestershire +12 3 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Southampton 0 3 £52,500 +40.00%
West Midlands -4 3 £40,000 +3.22% 2
West Sussex -4 3 £45,000 +28.57%
High Wycombe - 3 £47,500 -
Peterborough - 3 - -
Worcester - 3 £40,000 - 1
London +38 2 £45,000 +29.49% 1
Tewkesbury +6 2 £41,250 +7.14%
Nottingham - 2 £44,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £44,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £44,000 - 2
Kent - 2 £35,000 -
North Wales - 2 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire -19 1 £35,000 +22.80%

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Firmware
2 78 (70.91%) C
3 61 (55.45%) Electronics
4 57 (51.82%) Degree
5 47 (42.73%) C++
6 41 (37.27%) Embedded C
7 38 (34.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 38 (34.55%) Software Engineering
8 30 (27.27%) VHDL
9 27 (24.55%) Embedded Systems
10 24 (21.82%) Assembly Language
11 23 (20.91%) Python
12 22 (20.00%) Ethernet
12 22 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (15.45%) Verilog
15 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
16 15 (13.64%) C#
17 14 (12.73%) Linux
17 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
18 13 (11.82%) Computer Science
19 12 (10.91%) Bluetooth
19 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
20 11 (10.00%) Embedded C++
21 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
22 9 (8.18%) Wireless
22 9 (8.18%) Military
23 8 (7.27%) Scrum
23 8 (7.27%) Perl
23 8 (7.27%) QA

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 1 (0.91%) MS Project
1 1 (0.91%) OrCAD
1 1 (0.91%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.91%) Bluetooth
4 9 (8.18%) Wireless
5 8 (7.27%) ZigBee
6 3 (2.73%) TETRA
6 3 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.82%) 3G
7 2 (1.82%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.91%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.91%) MySQL
1 1 (0.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Robot Framework
2 6 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.73%) Subversion
3 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (0.91%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
General
1 61 (55.45%) Electronics
2 22 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.18%) Military
4 7 (6.36%) Aerospace
5 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.55%) Automotive
7 3 (2.73%) Games
8 1 (0.91%) Finance
8 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) HEVC
2 2 (1.82%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (0.91%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 38 (34.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 30 (27.27%) VHDL
3 27 (24.55%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (15.45%) Verilog
5 13 (11.82%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.45%) Device Driver
6 6 (5.45%) Physics
7 5 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.55%) Cryptography
7 5 (4.55%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.64%) CCTV
9 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.73%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.73%) STB
10 1 (0.91%) ASIC
10 1 (0.91%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.91%) CPLD
10 1 (0.91%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.91%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Linux
2 3 (2.73%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.91%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.91%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.55%) Software Engineering
2 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 8 (7.27%) Schematic Capture
4 8 (7.27%) Scrum
4 8 (7.27%) TDD
5 6 (5.45%) Low Latency
5 6 (5.45%) UML
5 6 (5.45%) Validation
6 5 (4.55%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (3.64%) Data Acquisition
7 4 (3.64%) Project Planning
7 4 (3.64%) Signal Processing
8 3 (2.73%) Change Control
8 3 (2.73%) Code Optimisation
8 3 (2.73%) Digital Signal Processing
8 3 (2.73%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (2.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 78 (70.91%) C
2 47 (42.73%) C++
3 41 (37.27%) Embedded C
4 24 (21.82%) Assembly Language
5 23 (20.91%) Python
6 15 (13.64%) C#
7 11 (10.00%) Embedded C++
8 8 (7.27%) Perl
9 6 (5.45%) VB
10 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.55%) Java
11 4 (3.64%) C-shell
11 4 (3.64%) Ruby
12 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (51.82%) Degree
2 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) DO-254
2 1 (0.91%) JTAG
System Software
1 110 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Xilinx
2 5 (4.55%) Altera
2 5 (4.55%) Mentor Graphics
2 5 (4.55%) Siemens
3 4 (3.64%) EMC
4 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.82%) IBM
4 2 (1.82%) Renesas
4 2 (1.82%) Synplicity
5 1 (0.91%) Actel
5 1 (0.91%) Atmel
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.91%) Panasonic
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Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago