The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 55 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.68% - 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 17.14% - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Median salary £30,000 - £42,500
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 35 41 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 9.78% 11.95% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 21
Median salary £33,000 £28,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,546
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Worcestershire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Worcestershire

Firmware
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Malvern - 5 £30,000 - 1
Worcester - 1 £41,500 -
Firmware
West Midlands

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Electronics
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) VHDL
4 2 (25.00%) FPGA Design
4 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) RS-232
5 1 (12.50%) RS-485
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (12.50%) Assembla
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Automotive
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) RS-232
1 1 (12.50%) RS-485
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (87.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Junior
3 3 (37.50%) Junior Electronics Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) VHDL
2 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) FPGA Design
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) Post-Production
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Assembla
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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