The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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 / West Midlands
Rank 196 - 212
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% - 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
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 West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in the West Midlands

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Firmware Engineer in the West Midlands

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Firmware Engineer in the West Midlands

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the West Midlands 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
Worcestershire - 5 £30,000 - 1
Coventry - 4 £40,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Firmware Engineer
England

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Firmware
2 23 (82.14%) Electronics
3 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 19 (67.86%) Ethernet
4 18 (64.29%) C#
4 18 (64.29%) VHDL
5 16 (57.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 15 (53.57%) C
7 14 (50.00%) Linux
7 14 (50.00%) EMC
7 14 (50.00%) Verilog
7 14 (50.00%) RS-485
8 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
9 8 (28.57%) C++
10 7 (25.00%) ASIC
10 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (25.00%) Degree
11 5 (17.86%) Mobile Development
11 5 (17.86%) RS-232
11 5 (17.86%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (17.86%) Project Management
11 5 (17.86%) Bluetooth
12 2 (7.14%) FPGA Design
12 2 (7.14%) CAD
13 1 (3.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (3.57%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
13 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
13 1 (3.57%) Atmel
13 1 (3.57%) Music Industry

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (3.57%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Ethernet
2 14 (50.00%) RS-485
3 5 (17.86%) Bluetooth
3 5 (17.86%) RS-232
General
1 23 (82.14%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Music Industry
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) VHDL
2 16 (57.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 14 (50.00%) Verilog
4 7 (25.00%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (17.86%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Mobile Development
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) CAD
3 2 (7.14%) FPGA Design
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) C
3 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 28 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (3.57%) Atmel
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