The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 82 91
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.62% 0.089%
As % of the System Software category - 5.68% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 40 88 100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 6.18% 10.82% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 39 84 82
Median salary £29,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Bedfordshire

Firmware
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire 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