Period
to 20 July 2017

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

Firmware
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 250 255
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 40 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.49% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 4.39% 1.40% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 8
Manchester median annual salary £41,250 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £45,250 £47,725 £51,625
North West median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +17.14% -10.26% -13.33%

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 912 644 773
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.13% 9.10% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 777 564 571
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Manchester

Firmware
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Manchester

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for Firmware in Manchester

Firmware
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 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
Oldham +8 23 - -
Stockport -12 4 £44,250 +18.00% 1
Firmware
North West

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

1 37 (92.50%) C++
1 37 (92.50%) C
2 35 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 32 (80.00%) Linux
4 28 (70.00%) Embedded C
4 28 (70.00%) Degree
5 24 (60.00%) PHP
5 24 (60.00%) HTML
6 23 (57.50%) Validation
7 22 (55.00%) Visual Studio
8 21 (52.50%) .NET
9 19 (47.50%) MySQL
10 18 (45.00%) Embedded Linux
11 16 (40.00%) Electronics
12 15 (37.50%) VB
12 15 (37.50%) Feasibility Study
13 14 (35.00%) Algorithms
14 10 (25.00%) HND
14 10 (25.00%) QA
15 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
15 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
15 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (20.00%) Embedded C++
16 8 (20.00%) JIRA
17 7 (17.50%) Python
17 7 (17.50%) HNC
17 7 (17.50%) SQL
17 7 (17.50%) C#
18 6 (15.00%) VB6
18 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (15.00%) RS-232
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.00%) GPRS
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) NFC
2 2 (5.00%) RFID
2 2 (5.00%) UMTS
2 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (40.00%) Electronics
2 9 (22.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Games
3 4 (10.00%) Legal
4 3 (7.50%) Automotive
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 19 (47.50%) Software Engineer
3 17 (42.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (30.00%) Developer
4 12 (30.00%) Software Developer
5 9 (22.50%) Embedded Developer
5 9 (22.50%) Embedded Software Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Linux Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) HTML
2 21 (52.50%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.00%) jQuery
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Algorithms
2 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (5.00%) CAN bus
5 2 (5.00%) Device Driver
5 2 (5.00%) Internet of Things
5 2 (5.00%) iPad
5 2 (5.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 18 (45.00%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 23 (57.50%) Validation
3 15 (37.50%) Feasibility Study
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (10.00%) API Design
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
7 4 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) UML
7 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.50%) Video Processing
8 3 (7.50%) Web Development
8 3 (7.50%) Workflow
9 2 (5.00%) Telematics
9 2 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) C
1 37 (92.50%) C++
2 28 (70.00%) Embedded C
3 24 (60.00%) PHP
4 15 (37.50%) VB
5 8 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 7 (17.50%) C#
6 7 (17.50%) Python
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
7 6 (15.00%) VB6
8 4 (10.00%) Java
8 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.00%) Ruby
9 3 (7.50%) Perl
10 2 (5.00%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) HND
3 7 (17.50%) HNC
4 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Freescale
2 3 (7.50%) Xilinx
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