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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 213 240 247
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 19 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 1.43% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 11
Median salary £36,250 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.68% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
588 631 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.80% 10.06% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 474 498 551
Median salary £37,250 £36,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.47% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +20 13 £32,500 -38.09% 3
Manchester 0 5 £37,500 -0.66% 1
Cheshire +33 1 £42,500 +18.05%
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (53.57%) Degree
2 11 (39.29%) Electronics
3 9 (32.14%) Embedded C
3 9 (32.14%) C
4 7 (25.00%) C++
4 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) CCA
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) Nagios
5 6 (21.43%) Windows
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (21.43%) SCOM
5 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 6 (21.43%) XenApp
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
5 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (21.43%) EdgeSight
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (17.86%) Wireless
6 5 (17.86%) Unix
6 5 (17.86%) Python
7 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
7 4 (14.29%) Internet
7 4 (14.29%) MySQL

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 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Wireless
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) VLAN
4 2 (7.14%) 802.11
4 2 (7.14%) Bluetooth
4 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 2 (7.14%) SMS
4 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) LabVIEW
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (39.29%) Electronics
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 6 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Service Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Hardware Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Design Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.14%) Django
2 2 (7.14%) HTML5
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) LAMP
2 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
3 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
3 3 (10.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (10.71%) PDA
3 3 (10.71%) VHDL
4 2 (7.14%) Tandem
5 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.57%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (3.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (7.14%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Change Management
1 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.71%) CAE
3 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Web Design
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (3.57%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C
1 9 (32.14%) Embedded C
2 7 (25.00%) C++
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 3 (10.71%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 2 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) CCA
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) EdgeSight
1 6 (21.43%) Nagios
1 6 (21.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Citrix
2 4 (14.29%) EMC
3 3 (10.71%) Xilinx
4 2 (7.14%) Perforce
4 2 (7.14%) Twitter
5 1 (3.57%) Atmel
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
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