The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 59 79
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.64% 0.93% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 6.94% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 2
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,400 £32,250
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 Northampton with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 30 72 79
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 7.92% 13.38% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26 60 68
Median salary £30,000 £33,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £21,125 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Firmware
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 10 (100.00%) Degree
1 10 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Electronics
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Image Processing
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (40.00%) Physics
4 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Yocto
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) PhD
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (10.00%) OOP

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Embedded Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Firmware Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Image Processing
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Physics
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (40.00%) PhD