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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 53 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.94% 1.54% 2.30%
As % of the System Software category 6.78% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 9
Average salary £27,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -10.71%
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 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
59 54 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 13.88% 9.26% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 53 49 55
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 17 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (66.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft