The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 22 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 116 129
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 36 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.89% 0.59% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.60% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 36 8 4
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.66%  
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 Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1850 1824 2132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 96.96% 97.07% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1527 1764
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 26 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Firmware Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Firmware
2 56 (98.25%) C
3 37 (64.91%) Mentoring
4 32 (56.14%) Perl
4 32 (56.14%) Python
4 32 (56.14%) Wireless
5 22 (38.60%) Electronics
6 19 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (33.33%) Linux
7 17 (29.82%) Degree
7 17 (29.82%) Algorithms
8 16 (28.07%) Mathematics
9 15 (26.32%) Test Scripting
9 15 (26.32%) Perforce
9 15 (26.32%) C++
9 15 (26.32%) WLAN
9 15 (26.32%) MATLAB
9 15 (26.32%) Coaching
9 15 (26.32%) Data Acquisition
9 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
10 11 (19.30%) Digital Signal Processing
10 11 (19.30%) Signal Processing
10 11 (19.30%) Robotics
11 8 (14.04%) Ethernet
12 7 (12.28%) Embedded C
13 6 (10.53%) Automotive
13 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
14 4 (7.02%) VHDL
14 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (3.51%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (56.14%) Wireless
2 19 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (26.32%) WLAN
4 8 (14.04%) Ethernet
5 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (38.60%) Electronics
2 6 (10.53%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Algorithms
2 11 (19.30%) Robotics
3 4 (7.02%) VHDL
4 3 (5.26%) Verilog
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Mentoring
2 16 (28.07%) Mathematics
3 15 (26.32%) Coaching
3 15 (26.32%) Data Acquisition
3 15 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 11 (19.30%) Digital Signal Processing
4 11 (19.30%) Signal Processing
5 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.51%) Physics
7 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.75%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (1.75%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (98.25%) C
2 32 (56.14%) Perl
2 32 (56.14%) Python
3 15 (26.32%) C++
3 15 (26.32%) MATLAB
4 7 (12.28%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.26%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.51%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) PhD
System Software
1 57 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Perforce
2 4 (7.02%) Atmel
3 1 (1.75%) Xilinx
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + benfits
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