The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Firmware Engineer
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 268 267
Rank change year-on-year +50 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 27 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.15% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.15% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 4
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +3.03%  
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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5933 7170 7386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.10% 96.29% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4735 5807 5957
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in the East of England

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Firmware Engineer in the East of England

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Cambridgeshire +32 23 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £47,500 -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East of England region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Firmware
2 30 (96.77%) C
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
4 13 (41.94%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (38.71%) Python
6 11 (35.48%) Perl
6 11 (35.48%) Wireless
6 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
7 7 (22.58%) C++
7 7 (22.58%) Ethernet
8 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
9 4 (12.90%) Atmel
10 3 (9.68%) Digital Signal Processing
10 3 (9.68%) Signal Processing
10 3 (9.68%) VHDL
10 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.68%) Electronics
11 2 (6.45%) Automotive
11 2 (6.45%) PhD
11 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 2 (6.45%) Verilog
11 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++
11 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
11 2 (6.45%) Robotics
11 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
11 2 (6.45%) Physics
11 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
11 2 (6.45%) Degree
11 2 (6.45%) Algorithms

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (3.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (35.48%) Wireless
3 7 (22.58%) Ethernet
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) VHDL
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Robotics
2 2 (6.45%) Verilog
3 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.68%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (9.68%) Signal Processing
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Physics
3 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.23%) Change Control
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (3.23%) FPGA Design
4 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
4 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C
2 12 (38.71%) Python
3 11 (35.48%) Perl
4 7 (22.58%) C++
5 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) PhD
System Software
1 31 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Atmel
2 1 (3.23%) Xilinx
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £55K
Posted: 5 days ago