Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 179 179 283
Rank change year-on-year 0 +104 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 68 11 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.14% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 5.45% 1.71% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 68 8 25
10th Percentile £46,250 £34,125 £22,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +43.59% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £47,500
90th Percentile " £72,500 £54,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 1,248 645 1,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.95% 17.31% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,068 568 1,314
10th Percentile £24,996 £27,500 £21,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% +18.13% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +2.04%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -24 19 £55,000 -4.35% 7
West Yorkshire -32 10 £46,250 +15.63% 7
North Yorkshire - 4 £52,500 - 3
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 56 (82.35%) Wi-Fi
2 55 (80.88%) Wireless
2 55 (80.88%) C++
3 54 (79.41%) C
4 37 (54.41%) Python
5 35 (51.47%) PhD
5 35 (51.47%) DVB
5 35 (51.47%) MATLAB
5 35 (51.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 35 (51.47%) MIMO
5 35 (51.47%) Signal Processing
5 35 (51.47%) Algorithms
6 26 (38.24%) Linux
7 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 20 (29.41%) Embedded Systems
7 20 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 19 (27.94%) Computer Science
8 19 (27.94%) Bluetooth
8 19 (27.94%) HTML
8 19 (27.94%) Device Driver
9 18 (26.47%) CSS
9 18 (26.47%) Broadband
9 18 (26.47%) Ethernet
9 18 (26.47%) MQTT
9 18 (26.47%) Device Driver Development
9 18 (26.47%) Requirements Gathering
10 8 (11.76%) Cisco
11 7 (10.29%) VPN
12 6 (8.82%) Firewall
13 5 (7.35%) Palo Alto

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 2 (2.94%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 56 (82.35%) Wi-Fi
2 55 (80.88%) Wireless
3 35 (51.47%) DVB
3 35 (51.47%) MIMO
4 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 19 (27.94%) Bluetooth
6 18 (26.47%) Broadband
6 18 (26.47%) Ethernet
6 18 (26.47%) MQTT
7 7 (10.29%) VPN
8 6 (8.82%) Firewall
9 4 (5.88%) BGP
9 4 (5.88%) OSPF
10 3 (4.41%) DHCP
10 3 (4.41%) DNS
10 3 (4.41%) Internet
10 3 (4.41%) SAN
11 2 (2.94%) MPLS
11 2 (2.94%) RIP
11 2 (2.94%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Electronics
2 2 (2.94%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Algorithm Engineer
1 35 (51.47%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
1 35 (51.47%) DSP Engineer
1 35 (51.47%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
1 35 (51.47%) Senior DSP Engineer
1 35 (51.47%) Wireless Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) Embedded Engineer
3 19 (27.94%) C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (27.94%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 19 (27.94%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (27.94%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 19 (27.94%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 19 (27.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 19 (27.94%) Linux Engineer
3 19 (27.94%) Software Engineer
4 18 (26.47%) C Software Engineer
4 18 (26.47%) Embedded C Engineer
4 18 (26.47%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 18 (26.47%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 18 (26.47%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) HTML
2 18 (26.47%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.47%) Laravel
4 1 (1.47%) NativeScript
4 1 (1.47%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (1.47%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.47%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 35 (51.47%) Algorithms
1 35 (51.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 20 (29.41%) Embedded Systems
3 19 (27.94%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.47%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) AIX
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.47%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Signal Processing
2 20 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 19 (27.94%) Computer Science
4 18 (26.47%) Device Driver Development
4 18 (26.47%) Requirements Gathering
5 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.41%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) High Availability
7 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.94%) Network Design
7 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.47%) Information Security
8 1 (1.47%) ITIL
8 1 (1.47%) Project Management
8 1 (1.47%) TDD
8 1 (1.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 55 (80.88%) C++
2 54 (79.41%) C
3 37 (54.41%) Python
4 35 (51.47%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (51.47%) PhD
2 3 (4.41%) CCNA
2 3 (4.41%) CCNP
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.94%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.47%) HNC
4 1 (1.47%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCP
4 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Cisco
2 5 (7.35%) Palo Alto
3 4 (5.88%) Fortinet
3 4 (5.88%) Juniper
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.94%) Meraki
6 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) McAfee
6 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow