Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 141 -
Rank change year-on-year -32 - +194
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.20% 0.27% -
As % of the System Software category 1.84% 2.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% - -
North West median annual salary £48,750 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +31.76% -12.94% +8.97%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 326 260 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.67% 11.63% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 237 230 325
Cheshire median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% +3.17% -7.35%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £18,850
90th Percentile £57,350 £48,875 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.48%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Cheshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Cheshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Cheshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Warrington -3 1 £42,500 +15.18% 1
Firmware
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (66.67%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) GIS
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Security
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco