The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 55 77 51
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.54% 1.43% 2.12%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 10.53% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Firmware
Leicestershire

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

System Software Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 76 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.51% 13.57% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 73 34
Average salary £41,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.69% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 System Software 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 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Image Processing
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Video Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Image Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Video Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago