The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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 / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 - 677
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 13 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% - 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% - 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 3
Median salary £57,500 - £32,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £36,400
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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
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 3 months to 25 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
City of London - 3 £50,000 -
Firmware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) C
1 18 (100.00%) Firmware
2 12 (66.67%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Device Driver
4 7 (38.89%) Wireless
4 7 (38.89%) Device Driver Development
5 6 (33.33%) FPGA Design
5 6 (33.33%) High-Frequency Trading
5 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (33.33%) Low Latency
5 6 (33.33%) InfiniBand
5 6 (33.33%) Electronics
5 6 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 6 (33.33%) OO
5 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) VHDL
5 6 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 6 (33.33%) Machine Learning
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Bluetooth
7 4 (22.22%) Embedded C++
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Open Source Development
8 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (5.56%) Open Source
8 1 (5.56%) iPad

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 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Wireless
2 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 6 (33.33%) InfiniBand
3 5 (27.78%) Bluetooth
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (33.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Device Driver
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (33.33%) VHDL
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Device Driver Development
2 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (33.33%) FPGA Design
2 6 (33.33%) High-Frequency Trading
2 6 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 6 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C
2 12 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft