The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 233 278
Rank change year-on-year +15 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 42 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 0.28% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.29% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 6
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% +9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,375 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £67,500 £52,250
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 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 5998 6560 7914
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.29% 96.27% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22680 25471 33112
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 the East of England

Job postings that featured Firmware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 28 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
Cambridgeshire +14 36 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Hertfordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Firmware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Firmware
2 65 (94.20%) C
3 38 (55.07%) Mentoring
4 33 (47.83%) Perl
4 33 (47.83%) Python
4 33 (47.83%) Wireless
5 24 (34.78%) Electronics
6 21 (30.43%) Linux
6 21 (30.43%) Algorithms
7 19 (27.54%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (27.54%) C++
8 18 (26.09%) MATLAB
8 18 (26.09%) Degree
9 17 (24.64%) Mathematics
10 16 (23.19%) Test Scripting
10 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
10 16 (23.19%) Jenkins
10 16 (23.19%) Coaching
10 16 (23.19%) Data Acquisition
10 16 (23.19%) Perforce
10 16 (23.19%) WLAN
11 15 (21.74%) Signal Processing
12 13 (18.84%) Digital Signal Processing
13 11 (15.94%) Robotics
14 9 (13.04%) Embedded C
14 9 (13.04%) VHDL
15 8 (11.59%) Ethernet
16 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
17 6 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 6 (8.70%) Verilog

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 2 (2.90%) GNU Octave
1 2 (2.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.83%) Wireless
2 19 (27.54%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (23.19%) WLAN
4 8 (11.59%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.80%) Software-Defined Radio
5 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
1 16 (23.19%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (34.78%) Electronics
2 6 (8.70%) Automotive
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Algorithms
2 11 (15.94%) Robotics
3 9 (13.04%) VHDL
4 6 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (8.70%) Verilog
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Mentoring
2 17 (24.64%) Mathematics
3 16 (23.19%) Coaching
3 16 (23.19%) Data Acquisition
3 16 (23.19%) Test Scripting
4 15 (21.74%) Signal Processing
5 13 (18.84%) Digital Signal Processing
6 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.35%) Validation
8 2 (2.90%) Physics
9 1 (1.45%) Android Development
9 1 (1.45%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.45%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (1.45%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 65 (94.20%) C
2 33 (47.83%) Perl
2 33 (47.83%) Python
3 19 (27.54%) C++
4 18 (26.09%) MATLAB
5 9 (13.04%) Embedded C
6 5 (7.25%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.90%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) PhD
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 69 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Perforce
2 5 (7.25%) Xilinx
3 4 (5.80%) Atmel
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50000 to £65000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 50000-65000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 7 days ago