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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 48 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.22% 0.20% 1.96%
As % of the System Software category 8.20% 2.13% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £23,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
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
61 47 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.88% 9.22% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 55
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £50,000
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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Liverpool - 5 £23,000 - 3
Firmware
North West

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (37.50%) PDA
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) Xilinx
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) CAE
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 3 (37.50%) VHDL
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) 802.11
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Unix

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) 802.11
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Service Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (37.50%) PDA
1 3 (37.50%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) OpenWrt
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CAE
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EdgeSight
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) EMC
1 3 (37.50%) Xilinx
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
St. Helens, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago