The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 2.15% 2.44% -
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 9.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £40,000 £37,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% -  
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 Wakefield with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 30 42 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 32.26% 25.61% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 25
Median salary £32,500 £36,500 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.95% +64.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Firmware
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 11 (100.00%) C
1 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 11 (100.00%) GPRS
1 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 11 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 11 (100.00%) Wireless
1 11 (100.00%) Electronics
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 11 (100.00%) Atmel
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Device Driver
2 4 (36.36%) Assembly Language

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 11 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 11 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 11 (100.00%) GPRS
1 11 (100.00%) GSM
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (100.00%) Wireless
1 11 (100.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
General
1 11 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Device Driver
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C
1 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 11 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 4 (36.36%) Assembly Language
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Atmel