The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 192 202
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.77% 1.47% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Median salary £44,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,750 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,175 £53,500 £47,500
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 518 546 454
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 14.75% 14.03% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 824 835 767
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,250 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in West Yorkshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in West Yorkshire

Firmware
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wakefield +10 2 £40,000 +5.96%
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £50,000 -
Firmware
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 15 (93.75%) Electronics
2 14 (87.50%) Wireless
2 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) C
2 14 (87.50%) GSM
2 14 (87.50%) Embedded C
3 11 (68.75%) Atmel
3 11 (68.75%) SDLC
3 11 (68.75%) ZigBee
3 11 (68.75%) Embedded C++
3 11 (68.75%) Ethernet
3 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
3 11 (68.75%) Bluetooth
3 11 (68.75%) GPRS
3 11 (68.75%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 4 (25.00%) Subversion
4 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) 3G
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) GSM
1 14 (87.50%) Wireless
2 11 (68.75%) Bluetooth
2 11 (68.75%) Ethernet
2 11 (68.75%) GPRS
2 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
2 11 (68.75%) ZigBee
3 3 (18.75%) 3G
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 15 (93.75%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 12 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (68.75%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 11 (68.75%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior FPGA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.25%) FPGA Design
6 1 (6.25%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C
1 14 (87.50%) Embedded C
2 11 (68.75%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) Embedded C++
3 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Atmel
2 1 (6.25%) Altera
2 1 (6.25%) Avaya
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) Xilinx