Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 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 > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 852 906
Rank change year-on-year +34 +54 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 14 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.007% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 4
London median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% -6.67% +2.63%
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in London

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Firmware Engineer in London

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware Engineer in London

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Central London - 2 £50,000 -
East London - 2 £50,000 -
Firmware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 London region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) Firmware
2 12 (85.71%) C++
3 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 8 (57.14%) Low Latency
4 7 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Electronics
7 4 (28.57%) Device Driver
7 4 (28.57%) VHDL
7 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 4 (28.57%) Simulink
7 4 (28.57%) Robotics
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (28.57%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) Progress
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) InfiniBand
7 4 (28.57%) RS-232
7 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
7 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (28.57%) High-Frequency Trading
7 4 (28.57%) Device Driver Development
7 4 (28.57%) FPGA Design
7 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
8 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++
8 3 (21.43%) ZigBee

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (28.57%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 7 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (28.57%) InfiniBand
3 4 (28.57%) RS-232
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) ZigBee
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) Modbus
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (35.71%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 4 (28.57%) Device Driver
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (28.57%) Robotics
1 4 (28.57%) VHDL
2 2 (14.29%) Home Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Low Latency
2 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (28.57%) Device Driver Development
2 4 (28.57%) FPGA Design
2 4 (28.57%) High-Frequency Trading
2 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 4 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
2 12 (85.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Progress
2 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg