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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
England / North East
Rank 71 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.32% 0.65% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 2.15% 7.14% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £43,750 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.57% -17.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
93 56 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.72% 9.15% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 91 46 53
Median salary £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,904 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Firmware Salary Histogram 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 23 February 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 -1 2 £43,750 +32.57% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 12 (80.00%) C++
2 11 (73.33%) C
2 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (66.67%) Qt
3 10 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) Unix
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) UML
3 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 10 (66.67%) Embedded C++
4 9 (60.00%) Bluetooth
4 9 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 9 (60.00%) OO
4 9 (60.00%) Java
4 9 (60.00%) Objective-C
4 9 (60.00%) RS-232
4 9 (60.00%) RS-485
4 9 (60.00%) Subversion
4 9 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) Android
4 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) Electronics
6 1 (6.67%) Legal
6 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
6 1 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery

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 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
2 1 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Bluetooth
1 9 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (60.00%) RS-232
1 9 (60.00%) RS-485
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (60.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) C Software Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) PCB Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PCB Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 9 (60.00%) Android
2 9 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (66.67%) UML
3 9 (60.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) CAD
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) FPGA Design
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C++
2 11 (73.33%) C
3 10 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 10 (66.67%) Embedded C++
4 9 (60.00%) Java
4 9 (60.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9000
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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