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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > North East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 84 76
Rank change year-on-year +30 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 14 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.50% 0.25% 1.66%
As % of the System Software category 19.44% 2.15% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 13
North East median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £41,500
England median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  

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 72 93 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 12.86% 11.40% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 98 147 116
North East median annual salary £29,750 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +27.27%  
10th Percentile £19,000 £23,725 £21,050
90th Percentile £41,000 £38,000 £48,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.98%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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
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 29 June 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 - 13 £35,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear +25 1 £46,000 +22.66% 1
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North East region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 14 (73.68%) C
2 13 (68.42%) C++
2 13 (68.42%) Embedded C
2 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 13 (68.42%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (63.16%) Algorithms
3 12 (63.16%) RS-232
3 12 (63.16%) RS-485
3 12 (63.16%) Wireless
3 12 (63.16%) Embedded C++
3 12 (63.16%) ISO 9001
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Big Data
5 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (21.05%) Angular 2
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) Electronics
7 1 (5.26%) Legal
7 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
7 1 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) JIRA
7 1 (5.26%) QA
7 1 (5.26%) ZigBee
7 1 (5.26%) Web Services

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 1 (5.26%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) RS-232
1 12 (63.16%) RS-485
1 12 (63.16%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) 802.15
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) C Software Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Embedded C Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) PCB Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) PCB Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) Angular 2
1 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) Qt
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (63.16%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) CAD
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) FPGA Design
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C
2 13 (68.42%) C++
2 13 (68.42%) Embedded C
3 12 (63.16%) Embedded C++
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9000
2 1 (5.26%) QA
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