The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 102 112
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 27 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.00% 0.76% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 0.78% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 2
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1322 1149 1412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.78% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 967 1189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Firmware Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in Cambridge

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Firmware Engineer in Cambridge

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware Engineer in Cambridge

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Firmware Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Firmware
2 46 (97.87%) C
3 32 (68.09%) Mentoring
3 32 (68.09%) Perl
3 32 (68.09%) Python
3 32 (68.09%) Wireless
4 19 (40.43%) Linux
4 19 (40.43%) Wi-Fi
5 18 (38.30%) Algorithms
6 17 (36.17%) Degree
6 17 (36.17%) Electronics
7 16 (34.04%) Mathematics
8 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
8 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
8 15 (31.91%) MATLAB
8 15 (31.91%) Perforce
8 15 (31.91%) WLAN
8 15 (31.91%) Coaching
8 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
8 15 (31.91%) Data Acquisition
9 8 (17.02%) Ethernet
10 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
11 5 (10.64%) C++
12 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
12 4 (8.51%) VHDL
12 4 (8.51%) Atmel
13 3 (6.38%) Verilog
13 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++
14 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
14 2 (4.26%) Physics

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (68.09%) Wireless
2 19 (40.43%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (31.91%) WLAN
4 8 (17.02%) Ethernet
5 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
1 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (36.17%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.51%) VHDL
3 3 (6.38%) Verilog
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Mentoring
2 16 (34.04%) Mathematics
3 15 (31.91%) Coaching
3 15 (31.91%) Data Acquisition
3 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.26%) Physics
5 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.13%) Android Development
5 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (2.13%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) C
2 32 (68.09%) Perl
2 32 (68.09%) Python
3 15 (31.91%) MATLAB
4 7 (14.89%) Embedded C
5 5 (10.64%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) PhD
System Software
1 47 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Perforce
2 4 (8.51%) Atmel
3 1 (2.13%) Xilinx
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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