The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 119 111 132
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.056% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 3.91% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £20,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.92% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
228 128 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.69% 8.13% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 191 92 59
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,800 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Cheshire region.

Firmware Salary Trend in Cheshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £20,500 -
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mechatronics
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Altera
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) CAD

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (33.33%) Mechatronics
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) Altera
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago