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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.83% - -
As % of the System Software category 7.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 68 89 120
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 11.26% 9.77% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 44 82 95
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £36,750 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 5 £40,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £25,000 -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £25,000 -
Luton - 1 £25,000 -
Firmware
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) PhD
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (80.00%) Physics
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Yocto
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (80.00%) Physics
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) PhD