Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 213 261
Rank change year-on-year +46 +48 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 57 6 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.13% 0.12% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 5.13% 0.75% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 57 6 33
10th Percentile £18,750 £31,875 £20,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £39,063 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +43.59% +8.33% +5.88%
75th Percentile £72,500 £52,188 £47,500
90th Percentile " £56,875 £48,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +16.11% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,112 795 1,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.03% 16.06% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 698 1,233
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £21,000
25th Percentile £33,625 £34,313 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Yorkshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Yorkshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Yorkshire

Firmware
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 9 May 2021. 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
West Yorkshire +13 12 £19,500 -51.25% 3
South Yorkshire -25 8 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North Yorkshire +17 7 £60,000 +4.35%
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 46 (80.70%) Wi-Fi
2 39 (68.42%) Wireless
2 39 (68.42%) C
2 39 (68.42%) C++
3 30 (52.63%) Python
3 30 (52.63%) PhD
3 30 (52.63%) DVB
3 30 (52.63%) MATLAB
3 30 (52.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 30 (52.63%) MIMO
3 30 (52.63%) Signal Processing
3 30 (52.63%) Algorithms
4 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
5 15 (26.32%) SLA
6 13 (22.81%) Linux
7 11 (19.30%) DHCP
7 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
7 11 (19.30%) DNS
8 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
8 10 (17.54%) Microsoft 365
8 10 (17.54%) Social Skills
9 9 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 9 (15.79%) VPN
9 9 (15.79%) Bluetooth
10 8 (14.04%) HTML
10 8 (14.04%) Device Driver
10 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
10 8 (14.04%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 46 (80.70%) Wi-Fi
2 39 (68.42%) Wireless
3 30 (52.63%) DVB
3 30 (52.63%) MIMO
4 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
5 11 (19.30%) DHCP
5 11 (19.30%) DNS
6 9 (15.79%) Bluetooth
6 9 (15.79%) VPN
7 7 (12.28%) Broadband
7 7 (12.28%) Ethernet
7 7 (12.28%) MQTT
8 2 (3.51%) Firewall
9 1 (1.75%) Internet
9 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.75%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 10 (17.54%) Social Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Algorithm Engineer
1 30 (52.63%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
1 30 (52.63%) DSP Engineer
1 30 (52.63%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
1 30 (52.63%) Senior DSP Engineer
1 30 (52.63%) Wireless Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Service Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) C Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) HTML
2 7 (12.28%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) Laravel
3 1 (1.75%) NativeScript
3 1 (1.75%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (1.75%) Vue.js
3 1 (1.75%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 30 (52.63%) Algorithms
1 30 (52.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (14.04%) Device Driver
3 8 (14.04%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) AIX
2 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.75%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Signal Processing
2 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
4 7 (12.28%) Device Driver Development
4 7 (12.28%) Requirements Gathering
5 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.02%) Change Control
5 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (3.51%) Product Roadmap
8 1 (1.75%) Analytics
8 1 (1.75%) Conversational UI
8 1 (1.75%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (1.75%) Line Management
8 1 (1.75%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (1.75%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (1.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.75%) SOLID
8 1 (1.75%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 39 (68.42%) C
1 39 (68.42%) C++
2 30 (52.63%) MATLAB
2 30 (52.63%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) PhD
2 4 (7.02%) IBM AIX Certification
2 4 (7.02%) RHCE
3 3 (5.26%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) HNC
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) IBM
2 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee
4 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow