The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Firmware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Firmware Engineer
Rank 936 928 927
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firmware Engineer 7 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.006% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £52,500 £39,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.75% -43.92%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £39,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -43.92%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Firmware Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Firmware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +8 7 £52,500 +36.36% 3
South West -9 5 £52,500 +52.17%
Wiltshire - 5 £52,500 -
Swindon - 5 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
London - 1 £60,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -
South East - 1 £57,500 - 1

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Firmware Engineer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Firmware
2 16 (94.12%) C
3 14 (82.35%) C++
4 12 (70.59%) Electronics
5 9 (52.94%) OO
6 8 (47.06%) Windows
6 8 (47.06%) Perl
6 8 (47.06%) Python
6 8 (47.06%) OOD
6 8 (47.06%) Bluetooth
7 7 (41.18%) ASIC
7 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
7 7 (41.18%) User Experience
8 6 (35.29%) Wideband
8 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
8 6 (35.29%) Data Mining
8 6 (35.29%) Speech Recognition
9 4 (23.53%) Signal Processing
9 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
9 4 (23.53%) Embedded C++
10 3 (17.65%) Digital Signal Processing
10 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 3 (17.65%) Degree
11 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
11 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (11.76%) Tcl
11 2 (11.76%) JTAG
11 2 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Firmware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Bluetooth
2 6 (35.29%) Wideband
3 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) IGMP
3 1 (5.88%) RS-485
3 1 (5.88%) RTSP
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 12 (70.59%) Electronics
2 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) ASIC
1 7 (41.18%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) CAN bus
3 1 (5.88%) Verilog
3 1 (5.88%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) OO
2 8 (47.06%) OOD
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 6 (35.29%) Speech Recognition
5 4 (23.53%) Signal Processing
6 3 (17.65%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Code Coverage
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Schematic Capture
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C
2 14 (82.35%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Perl
3 8 (47.06%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
4 4 (23.53%) Embedded C++
5 2 (11.76%) Tcl
6 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Altera
1 1 (5.88%) BT
1 1 (5.88%) EMC
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Xilinx
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