The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware Engineer
UK / England
Rank 709 864 898
Rank change year-on-year +155 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 114 58 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.060% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.062% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 110 48 36
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £37,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in England

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Firmware Engineer in England

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for Firmware Engineer in England

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
East of England +40 26 £55,000 +29.41% 2
South West +33 24 £37,500 -6.25%
Yorkshire +33 22 £40,000 - 1
South East +53 17 £41,250 -6.25% 4
West Midlands - 13 £40,000 - 3
London +72 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +2 4 £32,500 -13.33%
North West -15 3 £50,000 +12.35% 2
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 167 (100.00%) Firmware
2 137 (82.04%) C
3 106 (63.47%) Electronics
4 94 (56.29%) C++
5 79 (47.31%) Embedded C
6 76 (45.51%) Software Engineering
7 72 (43.11%) Ethernet
8 61 (36.53%) Wireless
9 52 (31.14%) TCP/IP
10 51 (30.54%) Embedded C++
11 47 (28.14%) Degree
12 46 (27.54%) RS-485
13 45 (26.95%) Bluetooth
14 38 (22.75%) RS-232
15 36 (21.56%) ZigBee
15 36 (21.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 34 (20.36%) C#
17 33 (19.76%) Linux
18 29 (17.37%) EMC
19 28 (16.77%) VHDL
19 28 (16.77%) Embedded Systems
20 27 (16.17%) Home Automation
21 23 (13.77%) Manufacturing
21 23 (13.77%) Windows
22 22 (13.17%) Validation
23 21 (12.57%) GPRS
23 21 (12.57%) GSM
23 21 (12.57%) Physics
24 20 (11.98%) RS-422
24 20 (11.98%) ANSI C

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (1.20%) Simulink
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 72 (43.11%) Ethernet
2 61 (36.53%) Wireless
3 52 (31.14%) TCP/IP
4 46 (27.54%) RS-485
5 45 (26.95%) Bluetooth
6 38 (22.75%) RS-232
7 36 (21.56%) ZigBee
8 21 (12.57%) GPRS
8 21 (12.57%) GSM
9 20 (11.98%) RS-422
10 16 (9.58%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.40%) DHCP
11 4 (2.40%) DNS
11 4 (2.40%) PPP
12 3 (1.80%) VoIP
13 1 (0.60%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.40%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.40%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) CANoe
4 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 106 (63.47%) Electronics
2 23 (13.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.99%) Automotive
4 3 (1.80%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.80%) Military
5 1 (0.60%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.19%) MFC
2 4 (2.40%) HTML
2 4 (2.40%) Web Services
2 4 (2.40%) XML
3 2 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 28 (16.77%) Embedded Systems
2 28 (16.77%) VHDL
3 27 (16.17%) Home Automation
4 20 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (10.78%) Verilog
6 10 (5.99%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.19%) ASIC
8 6 (3.59%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.59%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.80%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.20%) iPad
10 2 (1.20%) Robotics
11 1 (0.60%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.76%) Linux
2 23 (13.77%) Windows
3 2 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (45.51%) Software Engineering
2 22 (13.17%) Validation
3 21 (12.57%) Physics
4 20 (11.98%) Mentoring
5 17 (10.18%) Embedded Software Development
6 15 (8.98%) Regression Testing
7 14 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (7.78%) SDLC
9 8 (4.79%) FPGA Design
10 6 (3.59%) Project Management
11 5 (2.99%) Mobile Development
11 5 (2.99%) Signal Processing
12 4 (2.40%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.40%) Digital Signal Processing
12 4 (2.40%) Schematic Capture
13 3 (1.80%) Electronic Design Automation
13 3 (1.80%) Low Latency
13 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.80%) OO
13 3 (1.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 137 (82.04%) C
2 94 (56.29%) C++
3 79 (47.31%) Embedded C
4 51 (30.54%) Embedded C++
5 34 (20.36%) C#
6 20 (11.98%) ANSI C
7 16 (9.58%) Python
8 14 (8.38%) Perl
9 13 (7.78%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.99%) Assembly Language
10 5 (2.99%) Tcl
11 2 (1.20%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.20%) SQL
12 1 (0.60%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (28.14%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) HND
2 3 (1.80%) PhD
2 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.78%) JTAG
2 2 (1.20%) MISRA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.60%) MISRA C
System Software
1 167 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 29 (17.37%) EMC
2 19 (11.38%) Atmel
3 8 (4.79%) Xilinx
4 7 (4.19%) NEC
5 3 (1.80%) Altera
5 3 (1.80%) Freescale
6 2 (1.20%) Actel
6 2 (1.20%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.60%) Renesas
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £55K
Posted: 13 hours ago
Westerham, Kent
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Sunderland
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago