The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 85 112 115
Rank change year-on-year +27 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 20 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.68% 0.14% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.14% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 1
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +52.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  

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 1134 1424 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.37% 97.60% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1116 1145
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 24 (100.00%) Firmware
2 22 (91.67%) C
3 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 13 (54.17%) Python
3 13 (54.17%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (45.83%) Mentoring
4 11 (45.83%) Wireless
5 10 (41.67%) Perl
6 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
7 6 (25.00%) C++
8 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
9 4 (16.67%) Atmel
10 3 (12.50%) Assembly Language
10 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.50%) VHDL
10 3 (12.50%) Degree
11 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
11 2 (8.33%) Physics
11 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (8.33%) Verilog
11 2 (8.33%) PhD
11 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
11 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
11 2 (8.33%) Simulink
11 2 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
11 2 (8.33%) Signal Processing
11 2 (8.33%) Infor M3
11 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
12 1 (4.17%) FPGA Design

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (45.83%) Wireless
3 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
4 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) VHDL
2 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Verilog
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) Physics
2 2 (8.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (4.17%) FPGA Design
3 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum
3 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C
2 13 (54.17%) Python
3 10 (41.67%) Perl
4 6 (25.00%) C++
5 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
6 3 (12.50%) Assembly Language
7 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
7 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PhD
System Software
1 24 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Atmel
2 1 (4.17%) Xilinx
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago