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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 98 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% - 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 2.16% - 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £38,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
185 239 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.41% 12.97% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 153 201 117
Average salary £27,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £24,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (25.00%) SCADA
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree