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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 78 95 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 2 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.26% 0.81% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 3.57% 5.74% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
56 122 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.20% 14.20% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 118 49
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 24 November 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 +18 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Image Processing
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (33.33%) VHDL
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Video Analytics

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) VHDL
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Video Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Video Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) F5