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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 222 255 232
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.51% 1.10% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 14
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £36,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,388 £47,400 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
662 724 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.74% 10.48% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 542 609 540
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,624 £22,850 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 4 £38,000 -
Manchester +23 3 £46,375 +23.66% 2
Merseyside -5 3 £40,000 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 9 (60.00%) Electronics
2 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) CAE
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) VHDL
5 4 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (26.67%) Xilinx
6 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) PHP
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (6.67%) SCADA
8 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
8 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 9 (60.00%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Design Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (26.67%) VHDL
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (6.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) CAE
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
1 5 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) EMC
2 4 (26.67%) Xilinx
3 1 (6.67%) Atmel
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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