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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 29 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 6.43% 2.82% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 21.43% 8.16% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 3
Median salary £37,000 £41,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.84% -14.43%  
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 Wakefield with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 42 49 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 30.00% 34.51% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 42
Median salary £37,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 14 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 14 (100.00%) GPRS
1 14 (100.00%) GSM
1 14 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 14 (100.00%) Wireless
1 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 14 (100.00%) SDLC
2 13 (92.86%) Atmel
2 13 (92.86%) Electronics
2 13 (92.86%) Embedded C++
3 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
3 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Linux

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 14 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 14 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 14 (100.00%) GPRS
1 14 (100.00%) GSM
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (100.00%) Wireless
1 14 (100.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 13 (92.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 14 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (92.86%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 13 (92.86%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) SDLC
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 13 (92.86%) Embedded C++
3 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Atmel
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago