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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 230 248 241
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 13 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 2.26% 1.45% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 14
Median salary £35,000 £51,250 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £28,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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
575 689 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.81% 10.47% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 479 536 616
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £53,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
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 27 July 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 -2 9 £36,250 -30.95%
Manchester +11 4 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) C
3 8 (34.78%) Embedded C
3 8 (34.78%) Electronics
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) Change Management
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Nagios
5 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 6 (26.09%) CCA
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) MySQL
5 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) SCOM
5 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 6 (26.09%) XenApp
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
5 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (26.09%) EdgeSight
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Wireless
7 4 (17.39%) Internet
7 4 (17.39%) Unix
7 4 (17.39%) Python

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 (8.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
1 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (17.39%) Wireless
2 3 (13.04%) VLAN
3 2 (8.70%) 802.11
3 2 (8.70%) Bluetooth
3 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.70%) SMS
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Electronics
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 6 (26.09%) Team Leader
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded C Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Customer Service Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Hardware Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
3 2 (8.70%) Django
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) LAMP
3 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
2 3 (13.04%) PDA
3 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.70%) Tandem
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) OpenWrt
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Web Design
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (4.35%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C++
2 8 (34.78%) C
2 8 (34.78%) Embedded C
3 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
4 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) VB
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) CCA
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) EdgeSight
1 6 (26.09%) Nagios
1 6 (26.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) Perforce
2 2 (8.70%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
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