The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 -  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.87% 0.13% -
As % of the System Software category 7.25% 1.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 -
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 Coventry with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 69 74 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 12.00% 9.48% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 57
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,000 £69,300
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Firmware
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Coventry

Firmware
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Bluetooth
4 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 8 (40.00%) RS-232
5 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 7 (35.00%) Device Driver Development
5 7 (35.00%) Squid
5 7 (35.00%) nginx
5 7 (35.00%) Open Source
5 7 (35.00%) HTTP
5 7 (35.00%) DNS
5 7 (35.00%) SSL
5 7 (35.00%) DHCP
5 7 (35.00%) Unix
5 7 (35.00%) Electronics
5 7 (35.00%) Device Driver
5 7 (35.00%) Samba
6 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 6 (30.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) C++
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) Mobile Development
6 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.00%) Yocto
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 7 (35.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Bluetooth
1 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (40.00%) RS-232
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
2 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 7 (35.00%) SSL
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (35.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Python Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Python Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Electrical Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Device Driver Development
1 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (35.00%) Open Source
1 7 (35.00%) SDLC
2 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Mobile Development
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.00%) Physics
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) CAD
4 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Samba
1 7 (35.00%) Squid
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