Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 42 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 0.42% 1.44% 1.44%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% 6.90% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Wakefield median annual salary £40,000 £26,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.94% -36.14% +50.91%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,750 £35,950
90th Percentile £42,500 £27,250 £44,650
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.24% -19.44% +20.00%

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Wakefield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 65 58 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 27.08% 20.86% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 41
Wakefield median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +47.73% -2.22%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,750 £18,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £42,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

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

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