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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware Engineer
Rank 857 905 818
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -87
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 46 35 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.029% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.031% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 41 28 53
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,350 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 17 April 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 +39 40 £38,500 -0.64% 11
South West - 11 £38,500 - 2
South Yorkshire - 7 £36,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £36,000 -
Scotland +21 6 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £38,500 - 2
Durham +6 5 £35,000 -
Dundee +2 5 £25,000 -41.17%
North East -6 5 £35,000 -
South East -8 5 £40,000 +3.22% 4
Dorset - 5 £42,500 -
Tewkesbury - 5 £38,500 - 2
Manchester - 4 £37,500 -
Barnsley - 4 £36,000 -
North West - 4 £37,500 -
East of England +21 3 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Sheffield - 3 £35,000 -
London - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridge +7 2 £48,500 +2.10% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £48,500 +2.10% 2
West Midlands -14 2 £28,000 -30.00% 1
City of London - 2 £29,000 -
Kent - 2 £38,500 -
Oxfordshire +10 1 £40,000 - 2
West Sussex +9 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 £28,000 -

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 67 (100.00%) Firmware
2 60 (89.55%) C
3 53 (79.10%) C++
4 44 (65.67%) Software Engineering
5 43 (64.18%) Embedded C
6 34 (50.75%) Embedded C++
7 25 (37.31%) Linux
8 22 (32.84%) Electronics
9 19 (28.36%) UML
10 18 (26.87%) Ethernet
10 18 (26.87%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (25.37%) Degree
12 15 (22.39%) Assembly Language
13 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
14 13 (19.40%) C#
15 11 (16.42%) .NET
16 10 (14.93%) Bluetooth
16 10 (14.93%) Device Driver
17 9 (13.43%) Physics
17 9 (13.43%) Qt
18 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
18 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
18 8 (11.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 8 (11.94%) Subversion
18 8 (11.94%) Wireless
18 8 (11.94%) GSM
18 8 (11.94%) Algorithms
19 7 (10.45%) UNIX
19 7 (10.45%) Verilog
20 6 (8.96%) Embedded Software Development

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.49%) Simulink
1 1 (1.49%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) Ethernet
2 14 (20.90%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.93%) Bluetooth
4 8 (11.94%) GSM
4 8 (11.94%) Wireless
5 6 (8.96%) ZigBee
5 6 (8.96%) GPRS
6 3 (4.48%) Internet
6 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.99%) NFC
7 2 (2.99%) RFID
8 1 (1.49%) LAN
8 1 (1.49%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) MySQL
1 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Subversion
1 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) PVCS
3 3 (4.48%) TortoiseSVN
3 3 (4.48%) WinDbg
4 2 (2.99%) GDB
4 2 (2.99%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.49%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) GCC
General
1 22 (32.84%) Electronics
2 6 (8.96%) Automotive
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.48%) Military
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) Qt
3 3 (4.48%) MFC
4 2 (2.99%) SOAP
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) XML
4 2 (2.99%) LAMP
4 2 (2.99%) XML-RPC
4 2 (2.99%) REST
5 1 (1.49%) OpenMP
5 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (14.93%) Device Driver
3 9 (13.43%) Physics
4 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
4 8 (11.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (11.94%) Algorithms
5 7 (10.45%) Verilog
6 6 (8.96%) VHDL
6 6 (8.96%) Mathematics
7 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.48%) Chemistry
8 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.99%) Home Automation
9 2 (2.99%) Internet of Things
9 2 (2.99%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (1.49%) CPLD
10 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
10 1 (1.49%) SystemC
10 1 (1.49%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) UNIX
3 6 (8.96%) Android
4 5 (7.46%) Windows
5 3 (4.48%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.99%) OpenWrt
6 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (65.67%) Software Engineering
2 19 (28.36%) UML
3 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.96%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (7.46%) Signal Processing
5 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
5 4 (5.97%) OO
6 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.48%) Use Case
6 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
6 3 (4.48%) Stress Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Android Development
7 2 (2.99%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.49%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.49%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.49%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (1.49%) Memory Management
8 1 (1.49%) Project Management
8 1 (1.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 60 (89.55%) C
2 53 (79.10%) C++
3 43 (64.18%) Embedded C
4 34 (50.75%) Embedded C++
5 15 (22.39%) Assembly Language
6 13 (19.40%) C#
7 5 (7.46%) Python
8 4 (5.97%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.97%) Java
9 3 (4.48%) PHP
9 3 (4.48%) VBA
10 2 (2.99%) SQL
10 2 (2.99%) Tcl
11 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.49%) Fortran
11 1 (1.49%) VB
11 1 (1.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) PhD
3 1 (1.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) ISO 9000
2 3 (4.48%) JTAG
System Software
1 67 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Renesas
2 5 (7.46%) IBM
3 4 (5.97%) Atmel
4 3 (4.48%) Lauterbach
4 3 (4.48%) EMC
5 2 (2.99%) NEC
5 2 (2.99%) Altera
6 1 (1.49%) MKS
6 1 (1.49%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.49%) QNX
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