The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware Engineer
England / South East
Rank 374 432 457
Rank change year-on-year +58 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 16 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.13% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 8
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.78%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in the South East

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Firmware Engineer in the South East

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware Engineer in the South East

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire +36 8 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £48,750 - 1
Hampshire +10 3 £42,500 -3.40%
West Sussex +5 1 £45,000 - 1
Surrey - 1 £32,500 -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Firmware
2 25 (92.59%) Embedded C
2 25 (92.59%) C
3 22 (81.48%) Software Engineering
4 20 (74.07%) Electronics
5 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
5 13 (48.15%) C++
5 13 (48.15%) Ethernet
6 12 (44.44%) EMC
6 12 (44.44%) Degree
6 12 (44.44%) RS-232
6 12 (44.44%) RS-485
7 9 (33.33%) Embedded C++
8 8 (29.63%) Wireless
8 8 (29.63%) GPRS
8 8 (29.63%) GSM
9 7 (25.93%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (25.93%) Infor M3
9 7 (25.93%) Home Automation
9 7 (25.93%) MFC
9 7 (25.93%) NEC
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) DHCP
10 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.81%) Web Services
10 4 (14.81%) XML
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
10 4 (14.81%) PPP
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Ethernet
1 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
2 12 (44.44%) RS-232
2 12 (44.44%) RS-485
3 8 (29.63%) GPRS
3 8 (29.63%) GSM
3 8 (29.63%) Wireless
4 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) PPP
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
6 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
6 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (74.07%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 3 (11.11%) Automotive
2 3 (11.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) MFC
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Home Automation
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (11.11%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
4 2 (7.41%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) API Design
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Physics
5 1 (3.70%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (3.70%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C
1 25 (92.59%) Embedded C
2 13 (48.15%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) Embedded C++
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) HNC
2 1 (3.70%) PhD
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 27 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) EMC
2 7 (25.93%) NEC
3 1 (3.70%) Atmel
3 1 (3.70%) Renesas
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