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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Firmware Engineer
Rank 898 887 872
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firmware Engineer 6 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.020% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 5
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Senior Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top 12 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 4 September 2015. 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
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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 -3 5 £41,600 +4.00% 4
South East +7 2 £51,250 -
South West -15 2 £35,700 -16.00% 1
Devon -10 1 £35,700 -16.00% 1
West Midlands -12 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Coventry -17 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Newbury - 1 £47,500 -
Paignton - 1 £35,700 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Firmware
2 5 (83.33%) Electronics
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Tcl
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) Subversion
6 1 (16.67%) BT
6 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
6 1 (16.67%) ASIC
6 1 (16.67%) Automotive
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (16.67%) Military
6 1 (16.67%) VHDL
6 1 (16.67%) Verilog
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
6 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (16.67%) EMC

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) ASIC
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) VHDL
3 1 (16.67%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Tcl
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) BT
1 1 (16.67%) Xilinx
1 1 (16.67%) Altera
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago