Period
to 25 May 2020

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 6 months to 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 169 190 242
Rank change year-on-year +21 +52 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 24 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.13% 0.53% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 3.04% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 12
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -4.26% +27.03%
10th Percentile £29,625 £22,500 £42,800
90th Percentile £48,625 £48,100 £66,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 512 789 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.19% 17.27% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 442 718 767
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £63,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +2.63% +1.33%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in West Yorkshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firmware in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Firmware in West Yorkshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
Leeds +22 1 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Halifax +2 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Firmware
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (25.00%) Becrypt
3 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
1 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Becrypt
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Mitel
1 1 (25.00%) MobileIron
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy