The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 217 230 252
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 36 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 5.09% 3.68% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 11
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,950 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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 Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
707 923 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.36% 12.96% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 598 737 618
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +7 14 £43,250 -13.50% 2
South Yorkshire +1 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North Yorkshire - 8 £40,000 -
East Yorkshire - 5 - -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 59 (71.95%) C
2 56 (68.29%) Software Engineering
3 54 (65.85%) Embedded C
4 42 (51.22%) C++
5 39 (47.56%) Ethernet
6 33 (40.24%) Embedded C++
7 31 (37.80%) RS-232
7 31 (37.80%) RS-485
8 30 (36.59%) Degree
9 24 (29.27%) Wireless
10 23 (28.05%) TCP/IP
11 20 (24.39%) ANSI C
11 20 (24.39%) Renesas
12 18 (21.95%) Bluetooth
12 18 (21.95%) ZigBee
13 14 (17.07%) Device Driver
13 14 (17.07%) RDBMS
13 14 (17.07%) Flash
13 14 (17.07%) Freescale
13 14 (17.07%) Signal Processing
13 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
13 14 (17.07%) MISRA
14 11 (13.41%) Assembly Language
15 10 (12.20%) Electronics
15 10 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (10.98%) Firewall
17 8 (9.76%) Manufacturing
17 8 (9.76%) QA
18 7 (8.54%) Cisco
19 6 (7.32%) GPRS

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.66%) MS Project
1 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 39 (47.56%) Ethernet
2 31 (37.80%) RS-232
2 31 (37.80%) RS-485
3 24 (29.27%) Wireless
4 23 (28.05%) TCP/IP
5 18 (21.95%) Bluetooth
5 18 (21.95%) ZigBee
6 9 (10.98%) Firewall
7 6 (7.32%) 3G
7 6 (7.32%) GPRS
7 6 (7.32%) GSM
7 6 (7.32%) Internet
8 4 (4.88%) VLAN
8 4 (4.88%) VPN
9 3 (3.66%) DHCP
9 3 (3.66%) DNS
10 2 (2.44%) LAN
10 2 (2.44%) SNMP
10 2 (2.44%) WAN
11 1 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) RDBMS
1 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) Informix
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (12.20%) Electronics
2 8 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (65.85%) Embedded Engineer
2 53 (64.63%) Software Engineer
3 52 (63.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 40 (48.78%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 40 (48.78%) Firmware Engineer
5 34 (41.46%) Embedded C Engineer
6 32 (39.02%) C Software Engineer
6 32 (39.02%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 13 (15.85%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (15.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (15.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (15.85%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 13 (15.85%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (15.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 13 (15.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Design Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Electronics Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Hardware Design Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) Flash
2 2 (2.44%) iOS SDK
2 2 (2.44%) Qt
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Device Driver
2 10 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.10%) Smart Energy
4 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.44%) Clustering
6 2 (2.44%) DataPower
6 2 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.44%) IBM XIV
6 2 (2.44%) iPad
6 2 (2.44%) iPhone
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.22%) VHDL
7 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Linux
2 5 (6.10%) Android
3 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (68.29%) Software Engineering
2 14 (17.07%) Signal Processing
3 6 (7.32%) Schematic Capture
4 5 (6.10%) Migration
5 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.88%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.66%) ITIL
6 3 (3.66%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (3.66%) Project Management
6 3 (3.66%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.44%) iOS Development
7 2 (2.44%) Network Management
7 2 (2.44%) OO
7 2 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.44%) Software Architecture
7 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.95%) C
2 54 (65.85%) Embedded C
3 42 (51.22%) C++
4 33 (40.24%) Embedded C++
5 20 (24.39%) ANSI C
6 11 (13.41%) Assembly Language
7 4 (4.88%) Python
8 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.44%) Lua
8 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.44%) Perl
8 2 (2.44%) R
8 2 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (1.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (36.59%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.10%) CCNA
4 3 (3.66%) CCNP
5 2 (2.44%) CCIE
5 2 (2.44%) CISSP
5 2 (2.44%) GCFW
5 2 (2.44%) GIAC
6 1 (1.22%) CCDA
6 1 (1.22%) CCSA
6 1 (1.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) MISRA
2 8 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Cacti
1 2 (2.44%) Grafana
1 2 (2.44%) Graphite
1 2 (2.44%) Nagios
1 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.44%) Opsview
1 2 (2.44%) Salt
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) Renesas
2 14 (17.07%) Freescale
3 7 (8.54%) Cisco
4 6 (7.32%) Atmel
4 6 (7.32%) F5
5 5 (6.10%) HP
6 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.88%) EMC
6 4 (4.88%) IBM
6 4 (4.88%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.44%) Apple
7 2 (2.44%) NetApp
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.44%) SafeCom
7 2 (2.44%) VMware
8 1 (1.22%) Juniper
8 1 (1.22%) Polycom
8 1 (1.22%) Tandberg
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30-40K + Shares
Posted: 21 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago