Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 41 83
Rank change year-on-year -35 +42 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.79% 4.88% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 6.49% 34.18% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 12
Leicester median annual salary £60,000 £30,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £33,550 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £43,750 £42,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £51,250 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +46.43% -30.00% -

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 77 79 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 12.20% 14.29% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 72 69 64
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +28.57%
10th Percentile £20,800 £26,250 £21,600
90th Percentile £60,675 £44,500 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,500 £35,285 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.94% -8.35% +28.33%

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 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atmel