The median annual salary for a Senior Firmware Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Senior Firmware Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 930 980
Rank change year-on-year +64 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firmware Engineer 23 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.011% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 2
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,325
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +24.04%  
10th Percentile £42,100 £40,500 £35,878
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £47,833
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,325
% change year-on-year +4.76% +24.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Senior Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Firmware Engineer in the UK

Senior Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Firmware Engineer in the UK

Senior Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Firmware Engineer over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Firmware Engineer in the UK

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Firmware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
UK excluding London +39 23 £55,000 +4.76% 3
England +69 22 £55,000 +4.76% 3
East of England +2 15 £55,000 - 1
Midlands - 5 £45,000 -
South East +41 1 £44,000 -16.19% 2
South West -2 1 £44,000 +10.00%
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Firmware
2 44 (86.27%) C
3 25 (49.02%) Linux
4 22 (43.14%) Mentoring
5 21 (41.18%) C++
6 18 (35.29%) Perl
6 18 (35.29%) Python
6 18 (35.29%) Wireless
7 17 (33.33%) Electronics
7 17 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (25.49%) C#
9 10 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
10 9 (17.65%) Robotics
10 9 (17.65%) Digital Signal Processing
10 9 (17.65%) Signal Processing
11 8 (15.69%) Embedded Software Development
11 8 (15.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (15.69%) Degree
11 8 (15.69%) Ethernet
12 7 (13.73%) Windows
12 7 (13.73%) Regression Testing
12 7 (13.73%) Physics
13 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (11.76%) EMC
14 5 (9.80%) VHDL
14 5 (9.80%) Bluetooth
14 5 (9.80%) RS-485
15 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
15 4 (7.84%) Verilog

Senior Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (1.96%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) Wireless
2 17 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (15.69%) Ethernet
4 5 (9.80%) Bluetooth
4 5 (9.80%) RS-485
5 3 (5.88%) RS-232
6 1 (1.96%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Trac
General
1 17 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Automotive
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (17.65%) Robotics
3 8 (15.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (9.80%) VHDL
5 4 (7.84%) ASIC
5 4 (7.84%) Verilog
6 2 (3.92%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.96%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Mentoring
2 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
3 9 (17.65%) Digital Signal Processing
3 9 (17.65%) Signal Processing
4 8 (15.69%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (13.73%) Physics
5 7 (13.73%) Regression Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.92%) CAD
8 2 (3.92%) Device Driver Development
9 1 (1.96%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (1.96%) Mobile Development
9 1 (1.96%) OO
9 1 (1.96%) OOD
9 1 (1.96%) Project Management
9 1 (1.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) C
2 21 (41.18%) C++
3 18 (35.29%) Perl
3 18 (35.29%) Python
4 13 (25.49%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) JTAG
System Software
1 51 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) EMC
2 1 (1.96%) Altera
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Xilinx
Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £50000 to £65000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago