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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Firmware Engineer
Rank 876 870 881
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firmware Engineer 23 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.003% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.003% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 3
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top 15 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 29 August 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 19 £42,500 -5.55% 3
West Midlands - 9 £37,500 - 1
Coventry - 8 £37,500 -
South East -17 6 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Denbighshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Devon - 4 £42,500 -
Plymouth - 4 £42,500 -
South West - 4 £42,500 -
Wales - 4 £37,500 - 1
St Asaph - 4 £37,500 - 1
North Wales - 4 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire -16 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Portsmouth - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (100.00%) Firmware
2 28 (93.33%) C
3 22 (73.33%) Electronics
4 18 (60.00%) C++
5 17 (56.67%) Linux
6 13 (43.33%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
8 10 (33.33%) Windows
9 8 (26.67%) Embedded C
9 8 (26.67%) Validation
9 8 (26.67%) C#
9 8 (26.67%) Python
10 7 (23.33%) UML
11 6 (20.00%) OO
11 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
11 6 (20.00%) Device Driver
11 6 (20.00%) TDD
11 6 (20.00%) Wireless
11 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
12 5 (16.67%) Signal Processing
12 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 4 (13.33%) VxWorks
13 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
14 3 (10.00%) JTAG
14 3 (10.00%) Subversion
15 2 (6.67%) IGMP
15 2 (6.67%) RTSP
15 2 (6.67%) Streaming Video
15 2 (6.67%) Scrum

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (6.67%) IGMP
2 2 (6.67%) RTSP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) GPRS
2 2 (6.67%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (73.33%) Electronics
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 30 (100.00%) Firmware
2 13 (43.33%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.67%) Streaming Video
4 2 (6.67%) IPTV
4 2 (6.67%) Telematics
4 2 (6.67%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) VxWorks
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Validation
2 7 (23.33%) UML
3 6 (20.00%) OO
3 6 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Signal Processing
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.67%) OOD
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C
2 18 (60.00%) C++
3 8 (26.67%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) Python
3 8 (26.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) JTAG
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