The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 25 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.99% 3.67% 1.66%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 13.33% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £37,000 £41,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +50.90%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Firmware
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

System Software Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
17 30 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 16.83% 27.52% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 47
Median salary £42,500 £21,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+97.67% -28.33%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Firmware
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Wakefield region.

Firmware Salary Trend in Wakefield

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Spock
2 4 (80.00%) Geb
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Atmel
3 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (20.00%) GPRS
3 1 (20.00%) GSM
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) GPRS
1 1 (20.00%) GSM
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Geb
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Spock
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atmel
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