The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 West
Rank 187 227 249
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 58 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 9.18% 1.52% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 7
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,250 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £46,388 £39,000
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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
632 660 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.54% 11.67% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 486 545 629
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 West

Firmware
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the North West

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Firmware Salary Histogram in the North West

Firmware
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the North West 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
Manchester +6 33 £40,000 -13.74% 6
Cheshire +35 23 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Merseyside -6 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 West region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 44 (64.71%) C
2 43 (63.24%) C++
3 40 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 40 (58.82%) Degree
4 30 (44.12%) Embedded C
5 27 (39.71%) Linux
5 27 (39.71%) PHP
5 27 (39.71%) MySQL
6 26 (38.24%) Electronics
6 26 (38.24%) Validation
7 25 (36.76%) .NET
8 22 (32.35%) HTML
9 21 (30.88%) Visual Studio
10 20 (29.41%) VB
11 19 (27.94%) Internet
11 19 (27.94%) Feasibility Study
12 18 (26.47%) Internet of Things
13 16 (23.53%) Ethernet
14 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (19.12%) Embedded Linux
14 13 (19.12%) Algorithms
15 12 (17.65%) Telematics
15 12 (17.65%) Embedded C++
15 12 (17.65%) GPRS
16 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
16 11 (16.18%) Project Management
17 10 (14.71%) VB6
18 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
18 9 (13.24%) HNC
19 8 (11.76%) HND

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) Internet
2 16 (23.53%) Ethernet
3 12 (17.65%) GPRS
4 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.35%) Firewall
6 4 (5.88%) BGP
6 4 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 4 (5.88%) Network Security
6 4 (5.88%) VoIP
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.47%) DHCP
7 1 (1.47%) DNS
7 1 (1.47%) LAN
7 1 (1.47%) MPLS
7 1 (1.47%) WAN
7 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.29%) JIRA
General
1 26 (38.24%) Electronics
2 8 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.88%) Back Office
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Finance
5 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.47%) Avionics
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Embedded Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 18 (26.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Graduate
5 7 (10.29%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Hardware Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Systems Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Design Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) .NET
2 22 (32.35%) HTML
3 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (10.29%) jQuery
4 2 (2.94%) CSS
4 2 (2.94%) Django
4 2 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Internet of Things
2 13 (19.12%) Algorithms
3 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.82%) CAN bus
5 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.94%) Arduino
7 2 (2.94%) iPad
7 2 (2.94%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (2.94%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.94%) VHDL
7 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 26 (38.24%) Validation
3 19 (27.94%) Feasibility Study
4 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.65%) Telematics
6 11 (16.18%) Project Management
7 7 (10.29%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (10.29%) MVC
7 7 (10.29%) TDD
7 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Informatics
8 6 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (8.82%) QMS
8 6 (8.82%) Schematic Capture
9 4 (5.88%) CAD
9 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.41%) Rapid Prototyping
10 3 (4.41%) Video Processing
10 3 (4.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (64.71%) C
2 43 (63.24%) C++
3 30 (44.12%) Embedded C
4 27 (39.71%) PHP
5 20 (29.41%) VB
6 12 (17.65%) Embedded C++
7 10 (14.71%) VB6
8 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
9 7 (10.29%) SQL
10 3 (4.41%) C#
11 2 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (58.82%) Degree
2 9 (13.24%) HNC
3 8 (11.76%) HND
4 6 (8.82%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) CCNA
5 4 (5.88%) CCNP
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.94%) MCSA
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.94%) NCDA
6 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) vSphere
3 2 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) VMware
2 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) NetApp
3 3 (4.41%) Xilinx
4 2 (2.94%) Citrix
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) EMC
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Juniper
5 1 (1.47%) Nimble Storage
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