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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 59 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.21% 1.16% -
As % of the System Software category 3.13% 17.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
32 41 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.61% 6.82% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 34
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat