The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware Engineer
Rank 214 198 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.019% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.020% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Firmware Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5315 5098 4599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 4342 3924
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Firmware Engineer Salary Histogram 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 18 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
Coventry - 9 £37,500 - 2
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (100.00%) C
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Firmware
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Electronics
3 9 (81.82%) Python
3 9 (81.82%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
4 8 (72.73%) Validation
5 7 (63.64%) C++
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
7 1 (9.09%) JTAG
7 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (90.91%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Firmware
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C
2 9 (81.82%) Python
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) JTAG
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago