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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Firmware Engineer
Rank 869 871 882
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firmware Engineer 25 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 3
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Firmware Engineer over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top 13 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 22 September 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 +19 18 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Midlands - 12 £38,750 - 2
Coventry - 11 £37,500 - 2
St Asaph - 7 £37,500 - 1
Denbighshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
North Wales - 7 £37,500 - 1
Wales - 7 £37,500 - 1
South East -8 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Plymouth - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Devon - 1 £42,500 -

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) Firmware
2 33 (94.29%) C
3 28 (80.00%) Electronics
4 20 (57.14%) Linux
5 19 (54.29%) C++
6 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (37.14%) Windows
8 11 (31.43%) Python
8 11 (31.43%) C#
8 11 (31.43%) Embedded C
9 10 (28.57%) Validation
9 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (25.71%) Device Driver
10 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
11 7 (20.00%) UML
12 6 (17.14%) TDD
12 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
13 5 (14.29%) Signal Processing
13 5 (14.29%) Wireless
13 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 5 (14.29%) OO
14 4 (11.43%) VxWorks
14 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
15 3 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (8.57%) JTAG
16 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
16 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
16 2 (5.71%) IPTV
16 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (2.86%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
2 5 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (5.71%) IGMP
3 2 (5.71%) RTSP
3 2 (5.71%) HTTP
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) GPRS
4 1 (2.86%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (80.00%) Electronics
2 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Firmware
2 14 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (25.71%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.71%) IPTV
4 2 (5.71%) Streaming Video
4 2 (5.71%) MPEG
5 1 (2.86%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) VxWorks
4 3 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Validation
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) UML
3 6 (17.14%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) OOD
7 1 (2.86%) System Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) C
2 19 (54.29%) C++
3 11 (31.43%) Python
3 11 (31.43%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) Embedded C
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) JTAG
Cambridge - West
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago