Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 278 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 - +288
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.025% 0.013% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.014% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 -
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7767 7309 7124
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 97.44% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6454 6278 5936
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,835
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in Manchester

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Firmware Engineer in Manchester

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 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
Oldham - 1 - -
Firmware Engineer
North West

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Capita