The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 56 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.24% 0.79% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 2.34% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
150 128 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 35.71% 33.51% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 125 124 132
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,000 £20,905
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Firmware
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Leicester

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 10 (71.43%) C
1 10 (71.43%) Python
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) Integration Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Time Management
2 9 (64.29%) VHDL
2 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
2 9 (64.29%) C++
2 9 (64.29%) ISEB
2 9 (64.29%) Regression Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) AIX
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
6 1 (7.14%) Video Processing
6 1 (7.14%) Video Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) F5

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Test Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) VHDL
2 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Integration Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Time Management
1 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Regression Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
3 1 (7.14%) Video Processing
3 1 (7.14%) Video Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C
1 10 (71.43%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) F5
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 13 days ago