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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 863 877 941
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 47 86 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.079% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.082% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 37 70 33
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,970 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,750 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%

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
90765 105251 110157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.20% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76040 87694 88974
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +20 41 £42,500 - 15
East of England +27 20 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Cambridgeshire +21 20 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Cambridge +24 18 £40,000 -5.88% 4
South East +20 8 £45,000 - 3
Scotland +16 6 - -
Aberdeen +5 4 - -
London +33 3 £45,000 -7.69% 3
East Midlands +21 3 £44,000 +54.38%
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £47,500 +2.15%
Hampshire +7 3 £35,000 -22.22% 2
High Wycombe +3 3 £47,500 -
Coventry -4 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands -15 3 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £44,000 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £44,000 -
Yorkshire +18 1 £35,000 -6.66%
North East +9 1 £32,500 -7.14%
South West -10 1 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Gloucestershire -19 1 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Durham - 1 £32,500 -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -
Greenford - 1 £45,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £35,000 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Bognor Regis - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £35,000 -

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Firmware
2 73 (70.87%) C
3 45 (43.69%) Degree
4 44 (42.72%) C++
4 44 (42.72%) Electronics
5 32 (31.07%) Embedded C
6 30 (29.13%) Python
7 28 (27.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
9 24 (23.30%) Embedded Systems
10 22 (21.36%) VHDL
11 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (18.45%) Computer Science
12 16 (15.53%) C#
12 16 (15.53%) Assembly Language
13 15 (14.56%) Verilog
14 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
15 13 (12.62%) Linux
16 12 (11.65%) Ethernet
16 12 (11.65%) Telecoms
17 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
18 10 (9.71%) Xilinx
19 9 (8.74%) Scrum
19 9 (8.74%) Wi-Fi
20 8 (7.77%) Military
20 8 (7.77%) Validation
20 8 (7.77%) Embedded C++
20 8 (7.77%) Perl
20 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
21 7 (6.80%) Algorithms

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 2 (1.94%) Simulink
2 1 (0.97%) MS Project
2 1 (0.97%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.65%) Ethernet
3 9 (8.74%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (6.80%) Wireless
5 6 (5.83%) Bluetooth
6 3 (2.91%) TETRA
6 3 (2.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) MySQL
1 1 (0.97%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.83%) Robot Framework
3 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.91%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.94%) JIRA
6 1 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 44 (42.72%) Electronics
2 12 (11.65%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.77%) Military
4 5 (4.85%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.88%) Finance
6 3 (2.91%) Games
6 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.97%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) HEVC
2 2 (1.94%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 24 (23.30%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (21.36%) VHDL
4 19 (18.45%) Computer Science
5 15 (14.56%) Verilog
6 7 (6.80%) Algorithms
6 7 (6.80%) Physics
6 7 (6.80%) Smartphone
7 5 (4.85%) Cryptography
7 5 (4.85%) Device Driver
7 5 (4.85%) Driving Licence
7 5 (4.85%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.88%) CCTV
9 3 (2.91%) STB
10 1 (0.97%) CPLD
10 1 (0.97%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.97%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.97%) SystemC
10 1 (0.97%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Linux
2 1 (0.97%) VxWorks
2 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
2 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.74%) Scrum
4 8 (7.77%) Validation
5 7 (6.80%) Low Latency
6 6 (5.83%) Digital Signal Processing
6 6 (5.83%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.83%) Signal Processing
6 6 (5.83%) TDD
6 6 (5.83%) UML
7 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.85%) Schematic Capture
8 4 (3.88%) Change Control
8 4 (3.88%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.88%) Test Automation
8 4 (3.88%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.91%) Code Optimisation
9 3 (2.91%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.91%) Image Processing
9 3 (2.91%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 73 (70.87%) C
2 44 (42.72%) C++
3 32 (31.07%) Embedded C
4 30 (29.13%) Python
5 16 (15.53%) Assembly Language
5 16 (15.53%) C#
6 8 (7.77%) Embedded C++
6 8 (7.77%) Perl
7 6 (5.83%) VB
8 4 (3.88%) Tcl
9 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.94%) Java
9 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.97%) C-shell
10 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.97%) PHP
10 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (43.69%) Degree
2 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) JTAG
System Software
1 103 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Xilinx
2 6 (5.83%) Mentor Graphics
3 5 (4.85%) Siemens
4 4 (3.88%) EMC
5 2 (1.94%) Altera
5 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.94%) IBM
5 2 (1.94%) Renesas
6 1 (0.97%) Actel
6 1 (0.97%) Atmel
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.97%) Panasonic
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