The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 51 47 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.32% 3.00% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 24.66% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 1
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 73 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.55% 12.15% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 62 40
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Firmware
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Merseyside

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Firmware
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Helens - 4 £34,000 -
Liverpool -4 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (100.00%) EMC
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Publishing
2 5 (55.56%) CLARiiON
2 5 (55.56%) EMC Centera
2 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 5 (55.56%) NAS
2 5 (55.56%) Symmetrix DMX
2 5 (55.56%) Change Control
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (44.44%) Xilinx
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) VHDL
3 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 4 (44.44%) CAE

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
1 5 (55.56%) NAS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Publishing
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Storage Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Design Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) CLARiiON
1 5 (55.56%) EMC Centera
1 5 (55.56%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (44.44%) VHDL
2 4 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
1 5 (55.56%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) CAE
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) EMC
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Xilinx