Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Firmware
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 111 131
Rank change year-on-year +21 +20 0
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.28% 0.62% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 2.14% 7.19% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 12
Bedfordshire median annual salary £25,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.56% -20.00% -10.00%
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -9.09% +1.15%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 140 139 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 12.86% 8.66% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 113 121 238
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,250 £22,425
90th Percentile £58,500 £77,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +9.09% +2.67%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

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

Salary histogram for Firmware in Bedfordshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +12 2 £25,000 -30.56%
Dunstable - 1 £25,000 -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £25,000 -
Luton - 1 £25,000 - 1
Firmware
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) Yocto
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python

Firmware
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware