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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
North West / Manchester
Rank 176 170 191
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 17 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.15% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 3.82% 1.42% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £36,500 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £44,825 £38,850
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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
445 352 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 12.30% 10.86% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 396 285 355
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 January 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 22 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
Oldham - 13 - - 2
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (80.00%) C++
3 15 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 15 (75.00%) C
3 15 (75.00%) Degree
4 14 (70.00%) PHP
4 14 (70.00%) MySQL
5 13 (65.00%) Validation
6 12 (60.00%) Electronics
6 12 (60.00%) HTML
7 11 (55.00%) .NET
8 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 10 (50.00%) VB
9 9 (45.00%) Feasibility Study
10 8 (40.00%) Linux
11 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (30.00%) Embedded C++
11 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (25.00%) VB6
13 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
13 4 (20.00%) jQuery
13 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 4 (20.00%) JIRA
13 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 4 (20.00%) QA
13 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
13 4 (20.00%) TDD
13 4 (20.00%) MVC

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 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) MPLS
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (60.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Graduate
4 5 (25.00%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) Django
4 2 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Arduino
2 2 (10.00%) Raspberry Pi
2 2 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) Validation
3 9 (45.00%) Feasibility Study
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
7 1 (5.00%) Schematic Capture
7 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) C
2 15 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 14 (70.00%) PHP
4 10 (50.00%) VB
5 6 (30.00%) Embedded C++
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) VB6
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) HNC
2 4 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) Juniper
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) NetApp
1 1 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
1 1 (5.00%) VMware
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ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Market-leading
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago