Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 108 105
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 35 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.54% 0.14% 1.39%
As % of the System Software category 22.29% 1.16% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 2 27
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.03% -10.42% -15.29%
10th Percentile £35,250 £25,575 £29,700
90th Percentile £46,250 £40,725 £39,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 157 173 232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 11.38% 12.15% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 148 157 192
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in South Yorkshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in South Yorkshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in South Yorkshire

Firmware
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
Barnsley +11 17 £42,500 +6.25%
Doncaster - 15 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £40,000 -
Firmware
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (94.29%) C++
2 33 (94.29%) C
2 33 (94.29%) Embedded C
3 26 (74.29%) Embedded C++
4 23 (65.71%) Ethernet
4 23 (65.71%) Wireless
4 23 (65.71%) Electronics
4 23 (65.71%) RS-232
5 18 (51.43%) Manufacturing
6 17 (48.57%) Automotive
6 17 (48.57%) Linux
6 17 (48.57%) Bluetooth
6 17 (48.57%) Qt
7 16 (45.71%) ZigBee
7 16 (45.71%) Home Automation
7 16 (45.71%) RS-485
7 16 (45.71%) RS-422
7 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (45.71%) ANSI C
7 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
7 16 (45.71%) Validation
8 11 (31.43%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
9 9 (25.71%) Telematics
9 9 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (25.71%) Qt Quick
9 9 (25.71%) Degree
9 9 (25.71%) Device Driver
10 8 (22.86%) C#

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) Ethernet
1 23 (65.71%) RS-232
1 23 (65.71%) Wireless
2 17 (48.57%) Bluetooth
3 16 (45.71%) RS-422
3 16 (45.71%) RS-485
3 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
3 16 (45.71%) ZigBee
4 6 (17.14%) Modbus
4 6 (17.14%) Profibus
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
General
1 23 (65.71%) Electronics
2 18 (51.43%) Manufacturing
3 17 (48.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Embedded Engineer
1 33 (94.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 33 (94.29%) Software Engineer
2 17 (48.57%) C Software Engineer
2 17 (48.57%) Embedded C Engineer
2 17 (48.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) Firmware Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) Qt
2 9 (25.71%) Qt Quick
3 8 (22.86%) .NET
4 6 (17.14%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (45.71%) Home Automation
2 9 (25.71%) Device Driver
2 9 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (17.14%) CAN bus
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (45.71%) Validation
3 9 (25.71%) Telematics
4 7 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) C
1 33 (94.29%) C++
1 33 (94.29%) Embedded C
2 26 (74.29%) Embedded C++
3 16 (45.71%) ANSI C
4 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
5 8 (22.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) JTAG
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Lauterbach
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Freescale