Period
to 11 April 2021

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 6 months to 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > North East
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - +109 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 0 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.092% - 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 0.51% - 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
10th Percentile " " £23,150
25th Percentile £42,500 " £25,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 - £31,500
75th Percentile £47,500 " £37,500
90th Percentile " " "
England median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11% -3.23%

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 the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 197 174 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.09% 13.38% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 174 143 130
10th Percentile £24,075 £22,300 £24,675
25th Percentile £30,000 £26,500 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
75th Percentile £57,500 £49,116 £49,337
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,603 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Firmware as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 6 months to 11 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 North East region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 26262
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA

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 (100.00%) Simulink
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 26262
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA C