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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 13 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.61% 1.10% -
As % of the System Software category 37.14% 6.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Median salary £30,000 £33,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 35 62 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 12.41% 17.03% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 34
Median salary £35,571 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.14% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (62.50%) Electronics
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) C
3 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 6 (37.50%) EMC
4 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (31.25%) ZigBee
4 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (31.25%) Image Processing
4 5 (31.25%) Logistics
4 5 (31.25%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (31.25%) Smart Home
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Bluetooth
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (12.50%) C++
8 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
8 1 (6.25%) Process Management
8 1 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (6.25%) VHDL
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
8 1 (6.25%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (6.25%) Atmel

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:

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (31.25%) ZigBee
2 4 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 10 (62.50%) Electronics
2 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) C Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded C Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (31.25%) Smart Home
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Image Processing
1 5 (31.25%) Logistics
1 5 (31.25%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (6.25%) Process Management
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) Atmel
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