The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
North West / Manchester
Rank 165 174 191
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 34 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.092% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 8.29% 0.89% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Median salary £40,000 £46,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.74% +23.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
410 337 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.74% 10.28% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 335 288 328
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Manchester

Firmware
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Oldham - 27 - - 4
Stockport - 1 £43,500 - 1
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 35 (89.74%) Software Engineering
2 34 (87.18%) C
2 34 (87.18%) C++
3 31 (79.49%) Embedded C
3 31 (79.49%) Degree
4 28 (71.79%) PHP
5 27 (69.23%) MySQL
6 26 (66.67%) Validation
7 25 (64.10%) .NET
8 23 (58.97%) HTML
9 22 (56.41%) Linux
10 21 (53.85%) Visual Studio
11 20 (51.28%) VB
12 19 (48.72%) Electronics
12 19 (48.72%) Feasibility Study
13 14 (35.90%) Embedded Linux
14 13 (33.33%) Algorithms
15 12 (30.77%) Embedded C++
16 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (25.64%) VB6
17 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
17 9 (23.08%) HNC
18 8 (20.51%) HND
19 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
19 7 (17.95%) SQL
19 7 (17.95%) TDD
19 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
19 7 (17.95%) QA
19 7 (17.95%) MVC
19 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) MPLS
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (69.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (48.72%) Electronics
2 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Embedded Engineer
2 16 (41.03%) Software Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Graduate
5 7 (17.95%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 23 (58.97%) HTML
3 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (17.95%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) REST
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) Django
6 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.13%) Arduino
4 2 (5.13%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.13%) iPad
4 2 (5.13%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.13%) VHDL
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Linux
2 14 (35.90%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Software Engineering
2 26 (66.67%) Validation
3 19 (48.72%) Feasibility Study
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) MVC
5 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (7.69%) Video Processing
6 3 (7.69%) Workflow
7 2 (5.13%) Prototyping
8 1 (2.56%) Device Driver Development
8 1 (2.56%) OO
8 1 (2.56%) Schematic Capture
8 1 (2.56%) SDLC
8 1 (2.56%) UML
8 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) C
1 34 (87.18%) C++
2 31 (79.49%) Embedded C
3 28 (71.79%) PHP
4 20 (51.28%) VB
5 12 (30.77%) Embedded C++
6 10 (25.64%) VB6
7 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 3 (7.69%) C#
10 2 (5.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) HNC
3 8 (20.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Xilinx
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) Juniper
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) NetApp
2 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (2.56%) VMware
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