The first table below looks at the demand for the Firmware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 209 202 196
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 5 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.090% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.095% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 7
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5089 5268 4657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.82% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4419 4062
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Coventry - 4 £37,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Firmware Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (16.67%) Doxygen
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) JTAG
6 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Firmware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Doxygen
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 5 (83.33%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago