The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 79 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.26% 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% 4.31% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Firmware
East Midlands

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

System Software Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 116 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.68% 15.83% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 44 114 53
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,677 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Firmware
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +7 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 8 (61.54%) C
1 8 (61.54%) Python
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Time Management
2 7 (53.85%) VHDL
2 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) Regression Testing
2 7 (53.85%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Image Processing
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Electronics
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Video Processing
6 1 (7.69%) Video Analytics

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Test Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) VHDL
2 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
1 7 (53.85%) Time Management
1 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
1 7 (53.85%) Regression Testing
1 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Video Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Video Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
1 3 (23.08%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) F5
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 26 days ago