Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 212 267
Rank change year-on-year +42 +55 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 20 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.19% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 2.25% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 13
Median annual salary £41,750 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.39% +21.05% -9.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £25,200
90th Percentile £47,313 £61,250 £67,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -30.43% +21.05% +5.56%

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 589 890 1,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.66% 15.81% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 520 746 1,057
Median annual salary £50,875 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.06% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,443 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +17.33%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Manchester

Firmware
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firmware in Manchester.

Salary trend for Firmware in Manchester

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) RFID
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (33.33%) MobileIron
2 2 (33.33%) Becrypt
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 2 (33.33%) FreeRTOS
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Analogue Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) HP ALM

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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 2 (33.33%) RFID
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) GUI Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analogue Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) FreeRTOS
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Becrypt
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) MobileIron
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel