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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 174 182
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 32 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.81% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 7.84% 1.53% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 4
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 408 327 392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 10.38% 9.40% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 336 275 285
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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
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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 21 - - 1
Stockport -6 2 £44,250 +18.00% 1
Firmware
North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (91.84%) C++
1 45 (91.84%) Software Engineering
2 44 (89.80%) C
3 37 (75.51%) Embedded C
4 36 (73.47%) Degree
5 35 (71.43%) Linux
6 34 (69.39%) PHP
7 32 (65.31%) HTML
7 32 (65.31%) Validation
8 31 (63.27%) MySQL
9 30 (61.22%) .NET
10 29 (59.18%) Visual Studio
11 24 (48.98%) Electronics
12 23 (46.94%) VB
12 23 (46.94%) Feasibility Study
13 21 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
14 18 (36.73%) Algorithms
15 13 (26.53%) Embedded C++
16 12 (24.49%) Manufacturing
16 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (24.49%) QA
17 11 (22.45%) VB6
18 10 (20.41%) HNC
18 10 (20.41%) HND
18 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
19 9 (18.37%) SQL
19 9 (18.37%) JIRA
19 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
20 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
20 8 (16.33%) jQuery

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 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) RS-232
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (63.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) Visual Studio
2 9 (18.37%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (48.98%) Electronics
2 12 (24.49%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.16%) Games
3 4 (8.16%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Embedded Engineer
2 23 (46.94%) Software Engineer
3 19 (38.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Graduate
4 8 (16.33%) Software Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Lead Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Linux Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (65.31%) HTML
2 30 (61.22%) .NET
3 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (16.33%) jQuery
4 4 (8.16%) REST
4 4 (8.16%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) CSS
5 2 (4.08%) Django
5 2 (4.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Algorithms
2 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (6.12%) Device Driver
4 3 (6.12%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Arduino
5 2 (4.08%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.08%) iPad
5 2 (4.08%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (4.08%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.08%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Linux
2 21 (42.86%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) Software Engineering
2 32 (65.31%) Validation
3 23 (46.94%) Feasibility Study
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) MVC
5 8 (16.33%) TDD
5 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.16%) API Design
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.16%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (8.16%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.12%) Video Processing
7 3 (6.12%) Workflow
8 2 (4.08%) Device Driver Development
8 2 (4.08%) OO
8 2 (4.08%) Prototyping
8 2 (4.08%) UML
9 1 (2.04%) SDLC
9 1 (2.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) C++
2 44 (89.80%) C
3 37 (75.51%) Embedded C
4 34 (69.39%) PHP
5 23 (46.94%) VB
6 13 (26.53%) Embedded C++
7 11 (22.45%) VB6
8 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.37%) SQL
10 7 (14.29%) Python
11 5 (10.20%) C#
12 4 (8.16%) Java
12 4 (8.16%) Ruby
13 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (73.47%) Degree
2 10 (20.41%) HNC
2 10 (20.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) MISRA
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Freescale
2 3 (6.12%) Xilinx
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