The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 77 76
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.77% 0.30% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 5.38% 2.67% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 93 75 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 14.29% 11.28% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 89 64 53
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Firmware
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Firmware in the North East

Firmware
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in the North East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in the North East

Firmware
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Durham 0 5 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded C
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded C++
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) RS-232
2 7 (77.78%) RS-485
3 5 (55.56%) Qt
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) UML
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Bluetooth
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Android
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
4 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) Electronics
7 1 (11.11%) Legal

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
2 1 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) RS-232
1 7 (77.78%) RS-485
2 4 (44.44%) Bluetooth
2 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) C Software Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) C++ Software Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded C Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) PCB Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) PCB Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (11.11%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded C
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded C++
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
Stockton-on-tees, County Durham
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