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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 217 174 205
Rank change year-on-year -43 +31 +70
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 60 59 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.83% 1.12% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 4.25% 5.23% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 7
10th Percentile £36,250 £24,600 £33,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +47.37% +8.57%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £51,875
90th Percentile - - £56,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% 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 1,411 1,129 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.44% 21.46% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,052 1,025 659
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,304
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,682 £35,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +19.23%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,698
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
South Yorkshire -1 24 - -
North Yorkshire -15 6 £53,750 -10.42% 1
West Yorkshire -56 4 £26,500 +30.86% 2
Firmware
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 29 (48.33%) Algorithms
2 28 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
3 26 (43.33%) Wireless
3 26 (43.33%) FPGA
3 26 (43.33%) MIMO
3 26 (43.33%) C
3 26 (43.33%) C++
3 26 (43.33%) Python
3 26 (43.33%) PhD
3 26 (43.33%) DVB
3 26 (43.33%) MATLAB
3 26 (43.33%) Signal Processing
4 24 (40.00%) Network Management
4 24 (40.00%) UML
5 6 (10.00%) Change Control
6 5 (8.33%) Finance
7 4 (6.67%) Line Management
8 3 (5.00%) SOLID
8 3 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (5.00%) ISO 13485
8 3 (5.00%) Complexity Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.00%) DevOps
8 3 (5.00%) IoT
8 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.00%) IEC 62304
8 3 (5.00%) Data Science

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 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (1.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
2 26 (43.33%) DVB
2 26 (43.33%) MIMO
2 26 (43.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Algorithm Engineer
1 26 (43.33%) DSP Algorithm Engineer
1 26 (43.33%) DSP Engineer
1 26 (43.33%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
1 26 (43.33%) Senior DSP Engineer
1 26 (43.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 24 (40.00%) Architect
2 24 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 24 (40.00%) Software Architect
2 24 (40.00%) Software Design Architect
2 24 (40.00%) UML Architect
3 3 (5.00%) Administrator
3 3 (5.00%) Developer
3 3 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (5.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Spring
1 2 (3.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 29 (48.33%) Algorithms
2 26 (43.33%) FPGA
3 3 (5.00%) IoT
3 3 (5.00%) Life Science
4 2 (3.33%) Handset
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
4 2 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) AIX
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
1 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (5.00%) Unix
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Signal Processing
2 24 (40.00%) Network Management
2 24 (40.00%) UML
3 6 (10.00%) Change Control
4 4 (6.67%) Line Management
5 3 (5.00%) Agile
5 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.00%) Complexity Analysis
5 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.00%) Data Science
5 3 (5.00%) DevOps
5 3 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.00%) Release Management
5 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.00%) SOLID
5 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) C
1 26 (43.33%) C++
1 26 (43.33%) MATLAB
1 26 (43.33%) Python
2 2 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) PhD
2 3 (5.00%) IBM AIX Certification
2 3 (5.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) IEC 62304
1 3 (5.00%) ISO 13485
1 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) IBM
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.33%) Apple
2 2 (3.33%) Becrypt
2 2 (3.33%) HP
2 2 (3.33%) McAfee
2 2 (3.33%) Mitel
2 2 (3.33%) MobileIron
2 2 (3.33%) Remedy