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

Firmware
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 200 216
Rank change year-on-year +31 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.33% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.74% 1.37% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 8
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 438 511 627
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.12% 11.49% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 374 405 503
Median salary £38,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 +8 9 £37,000 -10.84% 2
Leeds +19 1 £28,500 -24.00%
Firmware
Yorkshire

Firmware
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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

1 19 (86.36%) Electronics
2 18 (81.82%) Wireless
3 16 (72.73%) C
3 16 (72.73%) GSM
3 16 (72.73%) Embedded C
3 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 14 (63.64%) ZigBee
4 14 (63.64%) SDLC
4 14 (63.64%) Bluetooth
4 14 (63.64%) GPRS
4 14 (63.64%) C++
4 14 (63.64%) Ethernet
4 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
5 13 (59.09%) Embedded C++
5 13 (59.09%) Atmel
6 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Schematic Capture
8 2 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
8 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
8 2 (9.09%) Office 365
8 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 8

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 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Wireless
2 16 (72.73%) GSM
3 14 (63.64%) Bluetooth
3 14 (63.64%) Ethernet
3 14 (63.64%) GPRS
3 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 14 (63.64%) ZigBee
4 2 (9.09%) 3G
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 19 (86.36%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 14 (63.64%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (63.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (59.09%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 13 (59.09%) Firmware Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) PCB Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 14 (63.64%) SDLC
3 4 (18.18%) Schematic Capture
4 2 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C
1 16 (72.73%) Embedded C
2 14 (63.64%) C++
3 13 (59.09%) Embedded C++
4 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Atmel
2 2 (9.09%) Avaya
2 2 (9.09%) EMC
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