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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 234 240
Rank change year-on-year +40 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 36 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.67% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 5.76% 2.06% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 27
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £49,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 625 775 869
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 11.69% 11.91% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 550 645 685
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +21 19 £40,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +37 12 £37,000 -10.84% 3
North Yorkshire +7 5 £42,500 -
Firmware
England

Firmware
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (88.14%) Wireless
1 52 (88.14%) Software Engineering
2 50 (84.75%) C
2 50 (84.75%) Embedded C
3 48 (81.36%) Ethernet
3 48 (81.36%) C++
4 46 (77.97%) Electronics
5 44 (74.58%) Bluetooth
6 43 (72.88%) TCP/IP
6 43 (72.88%) ZigBee
7 42 (71.19%) Embedded C++
8 34 (57.63%) RS-232
9 29 (49.15%) RS-485
10 23 (38.98%) Validation
11 21 (35.59%) Manufacturing
11 21 (35.59%) RS-422
11 21 (35.59%) Home Automation
11 21 (35.59%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (35.59%) ANSI C
12 16 (27.12%) GSM
13 14 (23.73%) GPRS
13 14 (23.73%) SDLC
14 13 (22.03%) Atmel
15 9 (15.25%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (10.17%) Linux
17 5 (8.47%) .NET
17 5 (8.47%) C#
17 5 (8.47%) Automotive
17 5 (8.47%) Qt
17 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (88.14%) Wireless
2 48 (81.36%) Ethernet
3 44 (74.58%) Bluetooth
4 43 (72.88%) TCP/IP
4 43 (72.88%) ZigBee
5 34 (57.63%) RS-232
6 29 (49.15%) RS-485
7 21 (35.59%) RS-422
8 16 (27.12%) GSM
9 14 (23.73%) GPRS
10 9 (15.25%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (6.78%) Modbus
11 4 (6.78%) Profibus
12 2 (3.39%) 3G
12 2 (3.39%) DHCP
12 2 (3.39%) DNS
12 2 (3.39%) MPLS
13 1 (1.69%) Firewall
13 1 (1.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 46 (77.97%) Electronics
2 21 (35.59%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.47%) Automotive
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (84.75%) Software Engineer
2 48 (81.36%) Embedded Engineer
2 48 (81.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 34 (57.63%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 34 (57.63%) Firmware Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) C Software Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Embedded C Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
1 5 (8.47%) Qt
2 4 (6.78%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (35.59%) Home Automation
2 4 (6.78%) CAN bus
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (88.14%) Software Engineering
2 23 (38.98%) Validation
3 14 (23.73%) SDLC
4 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) Mobile Development
5 4 (6.78%) Schematic Capture
6 3 (5.08%) ITIL
7 2 (3.39%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (3.39%) Line Management
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.39%) Project Management
7 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.39%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.69%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (84.75%) C
1 50 (84.75%) Embedded C
2 48 (81.36%) C++
3 42 (71.19%) Embedded C++
4 21 (35.59%) ANSI C
5 5 (8.47%) C#
6 2 (3.39%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.69%) MCP
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) JTAG
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Atmel
2 4 (6.78%) Lauterbach
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Avaya
4 2 (3.39%) EMC
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) Freescale
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