The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 184 168 183
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.051% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 1.56% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Average salary £38,250 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £25,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
413 321 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.47% 8.64% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 349 283 322
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Firmware
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Manchester

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) PVCS
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
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