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

Firmware
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 55
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 2.35% 0.98%
As % of the System Software category - 13.41% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Median salary - £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 75 82 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 13.99% 17.52% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 59 57 36
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £22,634
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Firmware
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++