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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 63 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.26% 1.09% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 8.26% 14.81% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 1
Median salary £30,750 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Firmware
England

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
109 54 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 15.24% 7.36% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 94 45 84
Median salary £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.61% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,250 £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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 7 £30,000 -9.09%
Tyne and Wear -2 2 £44,000 +25.71%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 23 (85.19%) Software Engineering
2 22 (81.48%) C
2 22 (81.48%) C++
3 21 (77.78%) Embedded C
3 21 (77.78%) Embedded C++
4 20 (74.07%) RS-232
4 20 (74.07%) RS-485
5 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
6 17 (62.96%) Subversion
6 17 (62.96%) Android
6 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
6 17 (62.96%) Unix
6 17 (62.96%) C#
6 17 (62.96%) UML
6 17 (62.96%) OO
6 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
7 16 (59.26%) Bluetooth
7 16 (59.26%) Java
7 16 (59.26%) Ethernet
7 16 (59.26%) Linux
7 16 (59.26%) Objective-C
7 16 (59.26%) Qt
7 16 (59.26%) Embedded Software Development
7 16 (59.26%) Apple iOS
8 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
8 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (14.81%) Wireless
8 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
9 2 (7.41%) SLA
9 2 (7.41%) Electronics

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 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) RS-232
1 20 (74.07%) RS-485
2 16 (59.26%) Bluetooth
2 16 (59.26%) Ethernet
3 4 (14.81%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (62.96%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Software Engineer
2 21 (77.78%) C++ Software Engineer
2 21 (77.78%) Embedded Engineer
2 21 (77.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 20 (74.07%) C Software Engineer
3 20 (74.07%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 20 (74.07%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (74.07%) Embedded C Engineer
3 20 (74.07%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 20 (74.07%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 20 (74.07%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (74.07%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 20 (74.07%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
1 4 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Life Science
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Android
1 17 (62.96%) Unix
2 16 (59.26%) Apple iOS
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Software Engineering
2 17 (62.96%) OO
2 17 (62.96%) UML
3 16 (59.26%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Android Development
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C
1 22 (81.48%) C++
2 21 (77.78%) Embedded C
2 21 (77.78%) Embedded C++
3 17 (62.96%) C#
4 16 (59.26%) Java
4 16 (59.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) AAT
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) MCP
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco