The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
North West / Cheshire
Rank 70 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 23 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.27% 0.31% -
As % of the System Software category 21.50% 2.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
107 181 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.57% 13.85% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 80 151 226
Median salary £34,000 £31,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £21,050 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Chester - 18 - -
Warrington - 1 £36,900 -
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 18 (64.29%) Internet
1 18 (64.29%) Internet of Things
2 16 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 12 (42.86%) GPRS
3 12 (42.86%) Telematics
4 11 (39.29%) Project Management
5 10 (35.71%) C
5 10 (35.71%) C++
5 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) Informatics
7 6 (21.43%) Chartered Engineer
7 6 (21.43%) QMS
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
7 6 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (21.43%) CAN bus
7 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.86%) Electronics
8 5 (17.86%) VMware
9 4 (14.29%) Firewall
9 4 (14.29%) Back Office
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.29%) Retail
9 4 (14.29%) Network Security
9 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (14.29%) BGP
9 4 (14.29%) CAD

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Internet
2 16 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 12 (42.86%) GPRS
4 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.29%) BGP
5 4 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 4 (14.29%) Firewall
5 4 (14.29%) Network Security
5 4 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 5 (17.86%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Back Office
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Product Development Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Product Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Internet of Things
2 12 (42.86%) Telematics
3 6 (21.43%) CAN bus
3 6 (21.43%) Informatics
4 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) Statistics
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (21.43%) QMS
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) CAD
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C
1 10 (35.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
3 4 (14.29%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) NCDA
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) NetApp
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