The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 33 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 2.79% -
As % of the System Software category - 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22 20 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 16.42% 11.17% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 34
Median salary £28,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.85% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Bedford

Firmware
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Bedford

Firmware
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) PhD
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Physics
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Yocto
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Physics
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) PhD