Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 156 253
Rank change year-on-year -18 +97 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 92 20 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.34% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 6.68% 3.12% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 73 18 11
10th Percentile £42,500 £18,000 "
25th Percentile £50,000 £18,188 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +57.14% -11.39% -12.22%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £44,750
90th Percentile " £75,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%

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 1,378 641 1,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.01% 20.08% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,111 589 1,099
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -

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 30 November 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 30 November 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
South Yorkshire -6 36 £55,000 -24.14% 2
West Yorkshire -67 21 £45,000 +150.00% 3
North Yorkshire +3 7 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 30 November 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 48 (52.17%) Wi-Fi
1 48 (52.17%) Wireless
2 46 (50.00%) C
2 46 (50.00%) C++
3 31 (33.70%) Algorithms
4 30 (32.61%) Python
5 29 (31.52%) PhD
5 29 (31.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 28 (30.43%) MIMO
6 28 (30.43%) Signal Processing
6 28 (30.43%) DVB
6 28 (30.43%) MATLAB
7 27 (29.35%) Linux
8 20 (21.74%) Cisco
8 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 19 (20.65%) Network Management
9 19 (20.65%) UML
10 18 (19.57%) Bluetooth
11 17 (18.48%) Broadband
11 17 (18.48%) HTML
11 17 (18.48%) CSS
11 17 (18.48%) TCP/IP
11 17 (18.48%) Ethernet
11 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
11 17 (18.48%) Device Driver
11 17 (18.48%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (18.48%) MQTT
11 17 (18.48%) Requirements Gathering
11 17 (18.48%) Device Driver Development
12 14 (15.22%) Firewall

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (52.17%) Wi-Fi
1 48 (52.17%) Wireless
2 28 (30.43%) DVB
2 28 (30.43%) MIMO
3 18 (19.57%) Bluetooth
4 17 (18.48%) Broadband
4 17 (18.48%) Ethernet
4 17 (18.48%) MQTT
4 17 (18.48%) TCP/IP
5 14 (15.22%) Firewall
6 12 (13.04%) BGP
6 12 (13.04%) OSPF
6 12 (13.04%) VPN
7 10 (10.87%) EIGRP
7 10 (10.87%) Internet
7 10 (10.87%) IPsec
7 10 (10.87%) MPLS
7 10 (10.87%) RIP
7 10 (10.87%) VoIP
8 6 (6.52%) SAN
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.09%) Law
2 1 (1.09%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Algorithm Engineer
1 28 (30.43%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
1 28 (30.43%) DSP Engineer
1 28 (30.43%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
1 28 (30.43%) Senior DSP Engineer
1 28 (30.43%) Wireless Engineer
2 19 (20.65%) Architect
2 19 (20.65%) Network Architect
2 19 (20.65%) Software Architect
2 19 (20.65%) Software Design Architect
2 19 (20.65%) UML Architect
3 17 (18.48%) C Software Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Embedded C Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) CSS
1 17 (18.48%) HTML
2 2 (2.17%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.17%) Spring
2 2 (2.17%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.09%) Node.js
3 1 (1.09%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.70%) Algorithms
2 29 (31.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 17 (18.48%) Device Driver
3 17 (18.48%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.17%) Life Science
5 1 (1.09%) Arduino
5 1 (1.09%) Handset
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Linux
2 8 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (8.70%) Windows
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.17%) AIX
4 2 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Signal Processing
2 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 19 (20.65%) Network Management
3 19 (20.65%) UML
4 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
4 17 (18.48%) Device Driver Development
4 17 (18.48%) Requirements Gathering
5 10 (10.87%) Network Design
6 8 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.52%) Capacity Management
7 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.17%) Analytics
8 2 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.17%) Change Control
8 2 (2.17%) Complexity Analysis
8 2 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.17%) Data Science
8 2 (2.17%) DevOps
8 2 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.00%) C
1 46 (50.00%) C++
2 30 (32.61%) Python
3 28 (30.43%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.17%) Java
4 2 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) PhD
2 12 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.87%) CCNA
3 10 (10.87%) CCNP
3 10 (10.87%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.17%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (2.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) BitLocker
1 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Cisco
2 12 (13.04%) Fortinet
2 12 (13.04%) Juniper
2 12 (13.04%) Palo Alto
3 10 (10.87%) Meraki
4 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.17%) Apple
5 2 (2.17%) Aruba
5 2 (2.17%) Avaya
5 2 (2.17%) Becrypt
5 2 (2.17%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (2.17%) HP
5 2 (2.17%) IBM
5 2 (2.17%) McAfee
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.17%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (1.09%) Mitel