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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 65 89 67
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.71% 0.83% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 7.45% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 14
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +18.51%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
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
70 94 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.89% 11.11% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 65 90 70
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Firmware Salary Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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 +29 5 £27,500 -31.25%
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
2 4 (57.14%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Image Processing
3 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
1 4 (57.14%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft