The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank - 51 48
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.34% 2.78%
As % of the System Software category - 11.54% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 13
Median salary - £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
88 52 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.79% 11.58% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 67 37 62
Median salary £34,000 £32,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
1 6 (46.15%) CCA
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (46.15%) Nagios
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
1 6 (46.15%) Change Management
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) SCOM
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
1 6 (46.15%) XenApp
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Management
1 6 (46.15%) EdgeSight
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) SLA
3 3 (23.08%) PDA
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
1 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) 802.11
3 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
3 2 (15.38%) SMS
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 6 (46.15%) Team Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Customer Service Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
1 2 (15.38%) Django
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) HTML5
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 3 (23.08%) PDA
3 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
3 2 (15.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Change Management
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Management
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Web Design
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCA
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) EdgeSight
1 6 (46.15%) Nagios
1 6 (46.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter