Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 92 -
Rank change year-on-year +43 - +84
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 16 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.79% 0.24% -
As % of the System Software category 19.51% 2.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 0
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% - -
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £48,750 -
% change year-on-year -17.95% - -

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 82 72 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 14.31% 8.61% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77 55 66
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +42.86% -33.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,850 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £63,750 £46,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +51.79% -16.42%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Leicester

Firmware
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Leicester

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Leicester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 15 (93.75%) Bluetooth
2 10 (62.50%) Electronics
3 9 (56.25%) Wireless
3 9 (56.25%) C
4 8 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (43.75%) C#
6 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
7 5 (31.25%) Android
7 5 (31.25%) Xamarin
7 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
8 4 (25.00%) Process Management
8 4 (25.00%) EMC
8 4 (25.00%) C++
8 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 3 (18.75%) GSM
9 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
10 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
10 2 (12.50%) Internet
10 2 (12.50%) 3G
10 2 (12.50%) .NET
10 2 (12.50%) ZigBee
10 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 2 (12.50%) 2G
10 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
10 2 (12.50%) SDLC
10 2 (12.50%) Test Automation

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Bluetooth
2 9 (56.25%) Wireless
3 8 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (18.75%) GSM
6 2 (12.50%) 2G
6 2 (12.50%) 3G
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) ZigBee
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (62.50%) Electronics
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Design Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
4 1 (6.25%) BBC
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Android
1 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Xamarin
2 4 (25.00%) EMC