Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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

Firmware Engineer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 242 251
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 22 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.33% 0.10% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.10% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 21
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £39,375 £41,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £44,875 £56,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 6,544 5,718 6,557
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.00% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,438 4,922 5,784
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,750 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in Hampshire

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware Engineer in Hampshire

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware Engineer in Hampshire

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook - 8 £46,250 -
Romsey - 7 £31,500 -
Southampton - 2 £35,750 -
Basingstoke -30 1 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Fareham - 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 - -
Ringwood - 1 £45,000 -
Firmware Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, Firmware Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Firmware
2 21 (95.45%) C
3 12 (54.55%) Degree
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Embedded C
5 10 (45.45%) Electronics
5 10 (45.45%) MISRA
6 9 (40.91%) Smart Energy
6 9 (40.91%) Secure Coding
6 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
6 9 (40.91%) Wireless
6 9 (40.91%) 3GPP
6 9 (40.91%) Bluetooth
6 9 (40.91%) Smart Meter
6 9 (40.91%) ZigBee
7 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (31.82%) Device Driver Development
8 7 (31.82%) GSM
8 7 (31.82%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) Assembly Language
8 7 (31.82%) Device Driver
9 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
9 3 (13.64%) Python
10 2 (9.09%) C++
10 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 1 (4.55%) Xilinx
11 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
11 1 (4.55%) Physics

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) 3GPP
1 9 (40.91%) Bluetooth
1 9 (40.91%) Wireless
1 9 (40.91%) ZigBee
2 7 (31.82%) GSM
3 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.55%) RS-485
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) LabVIEW
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 10 (45.45%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Smart Energy
1 9 (40.91%) Smart Meter
2 7 (31.82%) Device Driver
3 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) ASIC
5 1 (4.55%) CAN bus
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.55%) Verilog
5 1 (4.55%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
2 9 (40.91%) Secure Coding
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (31.82%) Device Driver Development
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (4.55%) Image Processing
6 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.55%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (4.55%) Physics
6 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C
2 11 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (31.82%) Assembly Language
4 3 (13.64%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) MISRA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 26262
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Altera
1 1 (4.55%) EMC
1 1 (4.55%) Intel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Xilinx