The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
England / North East
Rank 71 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.30% 1.45% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.17% 18.37% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.83%
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +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 North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
92 49 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.86% 7.92% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 84 44 74
Median salary £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,960 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Firmware
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the North East

Firmware
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 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
Durham -2 2 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 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 North East region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 18 (81.82%) C
2 18 (81.82%) C++
3 17 (77.27%) Embedded C
3 17 (77.27%) Embedded C++
4 16 (72.73%) RS-232
4 16 (72.73%) RS-485
4 16 (72.73%) Git (software)
5 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 15 (68.18%) C#
5 15 (68.18%) UML
5 15 (68.18%) OO
5 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
5 15 (68.18%) Subversion
5 15 (68.18%) Android
6 14 (63.64%) Qt
6 14 (63.64%) Apple iOS
6 14 (63.64%) Embedded Software Development
6 14 (63.64%) Bluetooth
6 14 (63.64%) Java
6 14 (63.64%) Unix
6 14 (63.64%) Ethernet
6 14 (63.64%) Linux
6 14 (63.64%) Objective-C
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) Electronics
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (9.09%) Algorithms

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) RS-232
1 16 (72.73%) RS-485
2 14 (63.64%) Bluetooth
2 14 (63.64%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 15 (68.18%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineer
2 17 (77.27%) C++ Software Engineer
2 17 (77.27%) Embedded Engineer
2 17 (77.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 16 (72.73%) C Software Engineer
3 16 (72.73%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 16 (72.73%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (72.73%) Embedded C Engineer
3 16 (72.73%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 16 (72.73%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 16 (72.73%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (72.73%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 16 (72.73%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Android
2 14 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Software Engineering
2 15 (68.18%) OO
2 15 (68.18%) UML
3 14 (63.64%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Image Processing
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C
1 18 (81.82%) C++
2 17 (77.27%) Embedded C
2 17 (77.27%) Embedded C++
3 15 (68.18%) C#
4 14 (63.64%) Java
4 14 (63.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO13485
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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