The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 860 835 846
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 41 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.048% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.051% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 49
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £33,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 30 July 2014 within the UK.

Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 27 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 30 July 2014. 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 -38 39 £37,500 - 11
South East -15 24 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £25,000 -45.65%
Milton Keynes - 11 - -
Berkshire +4 8 £35,000 - 1
Bracknell - 8 £35,000 - 1
South West -8 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Midlands +3 6 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Plymouth - 6 £42,500 -
Devon - 6 £42,500 -
Coventry - 5 £37,500 - 2
Hampshire -10 3 £34,000 -24.44% 1
East of England -8 2 £36,250 -19.44%
North Wales - 2 £37,500 - 1
Wales - 2 £37,500 - 1
Denbighshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
St Asaph - 2 £37,500 - 1
Havant - 2 £34,000 -
Cambridge +5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Hertfordshire -7 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Surrey -16 1 £35,000 -6.66%
High Wycombe - 1 £25,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £47,500 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Baldock - 1 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 78 (100.00%) Firmware
2 73 (93.59%) C
3 52 (66.67%) C++
4 40 (51.28%) Embedded Systems
5 35 (44.87%) Electronics
6 33 (42.31%) Software Engineering
7 30 (38.46%) Embedded C
8 26 (33.33%) Assembly Language
9 25 (32.05%) Ethernet
10 24 (30.77%) Linux
11 23 (29.49%) C#
12 20 (25.64%) Degree
13 18 (23.08%) Embedded C++
14 17 (21.79%) Wireless
14 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
15 15 (19.23%) Embedded Software Development
16 14 (17.95%) Subversion
16 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
17 13 (16.67%) Signal Processing
17 13 (16.67%) MFC
18 12 (15.38%) Windows
18 12 (15.38%) Python
18 12 (15.38%) Device Driver
19 10 (12.82%) Manufacturing
19 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
19 10 (12.82%) GPRS
19 10 (12.82%) GSM
19 10 (12.82%) .NET
20 9 (11.54%) OO
20 9 (11.54%) Android

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.05%) Ethernet
2 17 (21.79%) Wireless
2 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.82%) GPRS
3 10 (12.82%) GSM
4 6 (7.69%) Bluetooth
5 4 (5.13%) SAN
6 2 (2.56%) HTTP
6 2 (2.56%) IGMP
6 2 (2.56%) RTSP
7 1 (1.28%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Subversion
1 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.13%) GDB
2 4 (5.13%) JIRA
2 4 (5.13%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.56%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (44.87%) Electronics
2 10 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.41%) Automotive
4 4 (5.13%) Games
5 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.85%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.56%) Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) MFC
2 10 (12.82%) .NET
3 6 (7.69%) Qt
4 5 (6.41%) Flash
5 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.28%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.28%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 78 (100.00%) Firmware
2 40 (51.28%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (15.38%) Device Driver
4 8 (10.26%) Home Automation
5 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.41%) ASIC
6 5 (6.41%) CAN bus
7 4 (5.13%) Mathematics
7 4 (5.13%) Physics
8 3 (3.85%) VHDL
9 2 (2.56%) MPEG
9 2 (2.56%) Streaming Video
9 2 (2.56%) Telematics
9 2 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.56%) IPTV
10 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.28%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Linux
2 12 (15.38%) Windows
3 9 (11.54%) Android
4 7 (8.97%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.13%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 15 (19.23%) Embedded Software Development
3 13 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.54%) OO
6 8 (10.26%) UML
7 7 (8.97%) Android Development
7 7 (8.97%) iOS Development
8 6 (7.69%) TDD
8 6 (7.69%) Validation
9 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.56%) OOD
10 2 (2.56%) Scrum
10 2 (2.56%) Multithreading
10 2 (2.56%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.28%) Electronic Design Automation
11 1 (1.28%) System Testing
11 1 (1.28%) Test Scripting
11 1 (1.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (93.59%) C
2 52 (66.67%) C++
3 30 (38.46%) Embedded C
4 26 (33.33%) Assembly Language
5 23 (29.49%) C#
6 18 (23.08%) Embedded C++
7 12 (15.38%) Python
8 7 (8.97%) SQL
9 6 (7.69%) Java
10 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) JTAG
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) EMC
1 8 (10.26%) NEC
2 4 (5.13%) Toshiba
3 2 (2.56%) Atmel
3 2 (2.56%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Performance Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago