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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 218 246 235
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 16 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.72% 1.69% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 15
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
588 652 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.62% 10.20% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 486 517 593
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £53,100
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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
Merseyside +8 11 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Manchester +4 4 £37,500 -0.66% 4
Cheshire +40 1 £42,500 +18.05% 3
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) C
2 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
2 7 (29.17%) Electronics
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (25.00%) Change Management
3 6 (25.00%) Nagios
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) CCA
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) XenApp
3 6 (25.00%) SCOM
3 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (25.00%) EdgeSight
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) Wireless
5 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 4 (16.67%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 4 (16.67%) Unix
5 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection

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 2 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Wireless
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (8.33%) 802.11
4 2 (8.33%) Bluetooth
4 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.33%) SMS
4 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) LabVIEW
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Electronics
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 6 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Hardware Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Customer Service Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.33%) Django
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) LAMP
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (12.50%) PDA
3 2 (8.33%) Tandem
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.17%) SCADA
4 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (8.33%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Change Management
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) CAE
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (4.17%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C
1 7 (29.17%) C++
1 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
2 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.83%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) CCA
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) EdgeSight
1 6 (25.00%) Nagios
1 6 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) EMC
2 2 (8.33%) Perforce
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Xilinx
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Runcorn
ECOM
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago