The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 184 185 171
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.072% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.25% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1016 1181 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.84% 28.32% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 804 1039 789
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Firmware
North West

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 Miscellaneous 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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Manchester

Firmware
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) C++
1 5 (55.56%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (11.11%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (55.56%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) WDF
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) CPLD
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) IBM