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

Firmware
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 70 79
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 0 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 1.46% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category - 10.48% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Median salary - £37,500 -
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 75 105 124
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 13.25% 13.93% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 68 69 116
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,825 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £47,500 £44,100
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Northamptonshire

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

1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) PhD
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Physics
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Yocto
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) C

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Physics
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) PhD