The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Firmware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Firmware Engineer
UK
Rank 822 922 946
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firmware Engineer 22 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.007% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 5
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
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%

Senior Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Firmware Engineer in the job title.

Senior Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Firmware Engineer within the UK.

Senior Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Firmware Engineer over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 within the UK.

Senior Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Firmware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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 +102 21 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Hereford - 12 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 12 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 12 £50,000 -
South West +23 5 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Devon +4 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Paignton - 3 £37,500 -
East of England - 2 £52,500 - 1
Torquay - 2 £40,000 -
London +62 1 £45,500 -24.16%
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -
South East - 1 £50,000 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -
Livingston - 1 £50,000 -
Greenford - 1 £45,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £55,000 - 1

Senior Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Senior 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 Senior Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Firmware
2 27 (90.00%) C
3 20 (66.67%) Electronics
4 18 (60.00%) C#
5 17 (56.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 15 (50.00%) Linux
7 13 (43.33%) Windows
8 12 (40.00%) RS-485
8 12 (40.00%) VHDL
8 12 (40.00%) Verilog
8 12 (40.00%) EMC
8 12 (40.00%) Ethernet
8 12 (40.00%) C++
9 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
9 11 (36.67%) Degree
10 7 (23.33%) Physics
10 7 (23.33%) JTAG
10 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
11 6 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (16.67%) Python
12 5 (16.67%) UML
12 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 5 (16.67%) ASIC
13 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
14 3 (10.00%) Perl
14 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
14 3 (10.00%) Simulink
14 3 (10.00%) Assembly Language
14 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
14 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

Senior 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 (10.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 12 (40.00%) RS-485
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.33%) GPRS
3 1 (3.33%) GSM
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (66.67%) Electronics
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (40.00%) Verilog
2 12 (40.00%) VHDL
3 7 (23.33%) Physics
4 6 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (16.67%) ASIC
6 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.67%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 5 (16.67%) UML
3 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 2 (6.67%) Electronic Design Automation
4 2 (6.67%) FPGA Design
4 2 (6.67%) Validation
4 2 (6.67%) V-Model
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) C
2 18 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (40.00%) C++
4 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) Python
6 4 (13.33%) Embedded C
7 3 (10.00%) Assembly Language
7 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (10.00%) Perl
8 2 (6.67%) Tcl
9 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (6.67%) Actel
2 2 (6.67%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (6.67%) Xilinx
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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