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

Firmware
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 64 80
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 13 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.68% 0.56% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 5.71% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 1
Median salary £40,000 £33,750 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.51% +20.53%  
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 Coventry with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 78 70 33
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 10.08% 9.87% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 65 54 29
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% +26.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £29,800 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Coventry over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 9 (52.94%) Degree
1 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 7 (41.18%) Bluetooth
3 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
3 6 (35.29%) C
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) RS-232
4 5 (29.41%) Image Processing
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile Development
4 5 (29.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Electronics
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (23.53%) Physics
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) PhD
5 4 (23.53%) Yocto
5 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Bluetooth
2 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
2 6 (35.29%) RS-232
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Embedded Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Embedded Software Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Software Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Firmware Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Hardware Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) C Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded C Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Firmware Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Image Processing
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile Development
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
3 4 (23.53%) Physics
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C
1 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (23.53%) PhD