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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 72 70 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.42% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 3.45% 6.49% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -3.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
87 77 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.15% 10.86% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 73 72 79
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (80.00%) Video Processing
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (40.00%) Image Processing
4 2 (40.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Video Processing
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C