Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 52 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 +19 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.78% 2.27% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 27.59% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 12
Bedford median annual salary £25,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.56% -20.00% -10.00%
Bedfordshire median annual salary £25,000 £36,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -30.56% -20.00% -10.00%

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 28 29 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 10.85% 8.24% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 59
Bedford median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -11.11% +36.36%
10th Percentile £20,575 £21,100 £28,050
90th Percentile £47,900 £77,500 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +28.57%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Bedford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Yocto

Firmware
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PhD