The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank - - 29
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 1.75%
As % of the System Software category - - 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
26 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 20.63% 18.18% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 18
Average salary £22,250 £27,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.59% -28.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (100.00%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Principle Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Product Management