The median annual salary for a Senior Firmware Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Firmware Engineer
UK
Rank 829 944 955
Rank change year-on-year +115 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firmware Engineer 28 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 28 3 4
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,500 £38,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Firmware Engineer in the UK

Senior Firmware Engineer
Top 22 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 24 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
England +121 26 £50,000 -4.76% 2
South West +25 11 £37,500 -28.57%
East of England - 10 £55,000 - 1
Cambridge - 10 £55,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £55,000 - 1
Devon - 8 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 4 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £50,000 - 1
Hereford - 4 £50,000 -
Paignton - 3 £37,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £45,000 -
Torquay - 2 £40,000 -
Dorset - 2 £45,000 -
Scotland - 2 £47,500 -
South East +59 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes +4 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Livingston - 1 £50,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 46 (100.00%) Firmware
2 41 (89.13%) C
3 27 (58.70%) Electronics
4 26 (56.52%) Linux
5 25 (54.35%) C#
6 20 (43.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 16 (34.78%) Windows
7 16 (34.78%) EMC
8 14 (30.43%) Ethernet
8 14 (30.43%) C++
8 14 (30.43%) VHDL
8 14 (30.43%) Verilog
8 14 (30.43%) Degree
8 14 (30.43%) RS-485
9 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
9 13 (28.26%) Python
10 12 (26.09%) Perl
11 11 (23.91%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (23.91%) Wireless
11 11 (23.91%) Physics
12 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
12 10 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
12 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
13 8 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (17.39%) JTAG
14 7 (15.22%) ASIC
15 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
16 3 (6.52%) UML
16 3 (6.52%) Bluetooth

Senior Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Ethernet
1 14 (30.43%) RS-485
2 11 (23.91%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (23.91%) Wireless
3 3 (6.52%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.17%) GPRS
4 1 (2.17%) GSM
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (58.70%) Electronics
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (30.43%) Verilog
2 14 (30.43%) VHDL
3 10 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (15.22%) ASIC
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.17%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Physics
2 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
2 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.52%) UML
5 2 (4.35%) CAD
5 2 (4.35%) Device Driver Development
5 2 (4.35%) Digital Signal Processing
5 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (4.35%) Signal Processing
6 1 (2.17%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (2.17%) FPGA Design
6 1 (2.17%) OO
6 1 (2.17%) OOD
6 1 (2.17%) Validation
6 1 (2.17%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) C
2 25 (54.35%) C#
3 14 (30.43%) C++
4 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.26%) Python
5 12 (26.09%) Perl
6 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.35%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) JTAG
System Software
1 46 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) EMC
2 2 (4.35%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.17%) Actel
3 1 (2.17%) Altera
3 1 (2.17%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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