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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 234 245
Rank change year-on-year +36 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 31 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 4.31% 1.25% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 17
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £41,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 719 718 711
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 13.44% 12.90% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 593 589 606
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,936 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Yorkshire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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
South Yorkshire +7 20 £40,000 +63.26%
East Yorkshire -8 7 £20,000 -
West Yorkshire +12 4 £44,250 +10.62%
Firmware
England

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

1 63 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 61 (92.42%) C
2 61 (92.42%) Embedded C
3 58 (87.88%) C++
4 44 (66.67%) Embedded C++
4 44 (66.67%) Wireless
5 41 (62.12%) Electronics
5 41 (62.12%) Ethernet
6 35 (53.03%) Bluetooth
7 34 (51.52%) TCP/IP
7 34 (51.52%) ZigBee
8 30 (45.45%) RS-232
9 23 (34.85%) RS-485
10 22 (33.33%) Validation
11 21 (31.82%) Manufacturing
12 19 (28.79%) RS-422
12 19 (28.79%) ANSI C
12 19 (28.79%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (28.79%) Home Automation
13 18 (27.27%) Degree
14 17 (25.76%) Automotive
14 17 (25.76%) Linux
14 17 (25.76%) Qt
15 14 (21.21%) GSM
16 13 (19.70%) Device Driver
16 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
17 11 (16.67%) GPRS
17 11 (16.67%) Atmel
17 11 (16.67%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (66.67%) Wireless
2 41 (62.12%) Ethernet
3 35 (53.03%) Bluetooth
4 34 (51.52%) TCP/IP
4 34 (51.52%) ZigBee
5 30 (45.45%) RS-232
6 23 (34.85%) RS-485
7 19 (28.79%) RS-422
8 14 (21.21%) GSM
9 11 (16.67%) GPRS
10 6 (9.09%) Modbus
10 6 (9.09%) Profibus
11 5 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (4.55%) 3G
13 1 (1.52%) DHCP
13 1 (1.52%) DNS
13 1 (1.52%) Firewall
13 1 (1.52%) Internet
13 1 (1.52%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 41 (62.12%) Electronics
2 21 (31.82%) Manufacturing
3 17 (25.76%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (92.42%) Software Engineer
2 59 (89.39%) Embedded Engineer
2 59 (89.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 37 (56.06%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 37 (56.06%) Firmware Engineer
4 29 (43.94%) C Software Engineer
4 29 (43.94%) Embedded C Engineer
4 29 (43.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 25 (37.88%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 25 (37.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 25 (37.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 25 (37.88%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 25 (37.88%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 25 (37.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 25 (37.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (15.15%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 10 (15.15%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 10 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Graduate
7 7 (10.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) Qt
2 9 (13.64%) Qt Quick
3 8 (12.12%) .NET
4 6 (9.09%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (28.79%) Home Automation
2 13 (19.70%) Device Driver
3 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (9.09%) CAN bus
5 5 (7.58%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 22 (33.33%) Validation
3 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.67%) SDLC
5 9 (13.64%) Telematics
6 7 (10.61%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (10.61%) Mobile Development
6 7 (10.61%) OO
6 7 (10.61%) OOD
6 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.61%) Test Strategy
7 4 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL
9 2 (3.03%) Line Management
9 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.03%) Project Management
9 2 (3.03%) Requirements Management
9 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (92.42%) C
1 61 (92.42%) Embedded C
2 58 (87.88%) C++
3 44 (66.67%) Embedded C++
4 19 (28.79%) ANSI C
5 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 8 (12.12%) C#
7 4 (6.06%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) JTAG
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Atmel
2 6 (9.09%) Lauterbach
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Altera
4 1 (1.52%) Avaya
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco
4 1 (1.52%) EMC
4 1 (1.52%) Freescale
4 1 (1.52%) Xilinx