The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 54 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.46% 0.27% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.15% 0.93% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -5.00%
Miscellaneous Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
130 107 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 23.72% 28.92% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 109 99 129
Average salary £45,000 £35,309 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.44% +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Firmware
Leicestershire

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Leicester

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (66.67%) C
1 12 (66.67%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) Regression Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Integration Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Degree
4 9 (50.00%) ISEB
4 9 (50.00%) VHDL
4 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Time Management
5 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) AIX
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco
7 4 (22.22%) IBM
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (11.11%) SQL
9 2 (11.11%) C#
9 2 (11.11%) TestPartner
9 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
9 2 (11.11%) System Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
10 1 (5.56%) Video Processing
10 1 (5.56%) Video Analytics
10 1 (5.56%) F5
10 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (5.56%) Analytics

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (11.11%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Test Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
3 9 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) VHDL
2 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) AIX
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Regression Testing
1 11 (61.11%) Integration Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Time Management
3 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.56%) Video Processing
5 1 (5.56%) Video Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C
1 12 (66.67%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
1 4 (22.22%) IBM
1 4 (22.22%) HP
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) F5
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint