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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 246 252 237
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.060% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 1.45% 0.57% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 22
Median salary £39,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £34,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
622 699 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.78% 10.41% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 525 528 562
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,850 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
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 September 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
Manchester - 5 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £39,500 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 13 (52.00%) Degree
2 10 (40.00%) C
2 10 (40.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) Embedded C
3 9 (36.00%) Electronics
4 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
5 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 7 (28.00%) MySQL
5 7 (28.00%) Unix
5 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (24.00%) Citrix
6 6 (24.00%) CCA
6 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Nagios
6 6 (24.00%) Change Management
6 6 (24.00%) SCOM
6 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (24.00%) XenApp
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (24.00%) EdgeSight
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) VB
7 5 (20.00%) .NET

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 (8.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (16.00%) Wireless
3 3 (12.00%) BGP
3 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
3 3 (12.00%) VoIP
4 2 (8.00%) 802.11
4 2 (8.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.00%) SMS
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (36.00%) Electronics
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Team Leader
4 5 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (8.00%) Django
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) LAMP
3 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.00%) Tandem
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Unix
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) OpenWrt
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Change Management
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (4.00%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C
1 10 (40.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
4 5 (20.00%) VB
5 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) Python
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
7 2 (8.00%) SQL
8 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) CCA
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) XenApp
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) EdgeSight
1 6 (24.00%) Nagios
1 6 (24.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Citrix
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Perforce
4 2 (8.00%) Twitter
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
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