Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
North East > Durham
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 5.39% 2.56% 4.21%
As % of the System Software category 46.15% 33.33% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 13
Durham median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +8.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £34,150 £37,500
North East median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +8.53%

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 Durham with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 39 21 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 11.68% 7.69% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 23
Durham median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £19,000 £25,250 £17,650
90th Percentile £41,000 £38,900 £51,750
North East median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +4.48% +6.35% +0.80%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Durham

Firmware
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Durham

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Durham over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Durham

Firmware
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Durham region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Stockton-on-Tees - 4 £35,000 -
Peterlee - 1 £35,000 -
Firmware
North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Durham region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 13 (72.22%) C++
1 13 (72.22%) C
1 13 (72.22%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 12 (66.67%) RS-232
2 12 (66.67%) RS-485
2 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 12 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 12 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 12 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Big Data
3 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 4 (22.22%) Angular 2
4 2 (11.11%) Electronics
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
5 1 (5.56%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) ISO 9000
5 1 (5.56%) CAD
5 1 (5.56%) AutoCAD
5 1 (5.56%) Qt

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 (5.56%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) RS-232
1 12 (66.67%) RS-485
1 12 (66.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) C Software Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Embedded C Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) PCB Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) PCB Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) Angular 2
1 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) CAD
3 1 (5.56%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C
1 13 (72.22%) C++
2 12 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 12 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9000