Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 103 122
Rank change year-on-year +30 +19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.45% 0.48% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 4.26% 6.36% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 36
Bedfordshire median annual salary £31,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% -11.11% -10.00%
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 94 110 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.68% 7.54% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 89 100 206
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £22,950 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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
Luton - 3 £31,000 - 1
Firmware
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
1 3 (75.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) GDPR
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) GDPR
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware