Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 58 91
Rank change year-on-year +38 +33 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 97 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 14.81% 1.40% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 63.82% 9.52% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 1
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% -4.07% -
10th Percentile £33,550 £30,625 £40,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £45,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -25.00% +33.33%

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 152 84 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 23.21% 14.69% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 79 78 48
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £20,400 £26,250 £22,225
90th Percentile £55,750 £57,875 £45,620
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%

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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 95 (97.94%) C#
2 88 (90.72%) Software Engineering
2 88 (90.72%) Degree
3 86 (88.66%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (78.35%) C
5 73 (75.26%) Java
5 73 (75.26%) Spring
5 73 (75.26%) Maven
5 73 (75.26%) Time Management
6 70 (72.16%) Robot Framework
7 66 (68.04%) Manufacturing
8 65 (67.01%) Microsoft
8 65 (67.01%) Visual Studio
8 65 (67.01%) Linux
8 65 (67.01%) Apple iOS
8 65 (67.01%) Android
9 64 (65.98%) Modbus
9 64 (65.98%) CAN bus
9 64 (65.98%) TCP/IP
9 64 (65.98%) C++
9 64 (65.98%) RS-485
9 64 (65.98%) FreeRTOS
10 58 (59.79%) Embedded Systems
11 57 (58.76%) Unit Testing
12 56 (57.73%) Technical Leadership
13 51 (52.58%) Cybersecurity
14 50 (51.55%) Device Driver
15 45 (46.39%) Marketing
16 35 (36.08%) GitHub
16 35 (36.08%) Continuous Integration

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:

Application Platforms
1 22 (22.68%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (65.98%) Modbus
1 64 (65.98%) RS-485
1 64 (65.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 73 (75.26%) Maven
2 70 (72.16%) Robot Framework
3 65 (67.01%) Visual Studio
4 22 (22.68%) Jenkins
5 13 (13.40%) Subversion
6 12 (12.37%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 66 (68.04%) Manufacturing
2 45 (46.39%) Marketing
3 17 (17.53%) Automotive
4 2 (2.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (77.32%) Software Engineer
2 42 (43.30%) Lead Software Engineer
3 28 (28.87%) Embedded Engineer
3 28 (28.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (17.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 15 (15.46%) Applications Engineer
5 15 (15.46%) Web Applications Engineer
5 15 (15.46%) Web Engineer
6 14 (14.43%) Test Engineer
7 13 (13.40%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (11.34%) UI Engineer
8 11 (11.34%) UX Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Applications Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Lead Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Lead Web Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Web Applications Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Web Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (75.26%) Spring
2 30 (30.93%) HTML
2 30 (30.93%) HTML5
3 26 (26.80%) COM
4 22 (22.68%) JSON
4 22 (22.68%) RESTful
5 18 (18.56%) CSS
5 18 (18.56%) Node.js
6 7 (7.22%) .NET
6 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 64 (65.98%) CAN bus
2 58 (59.79%) Embedded Systems
3 50 (51.55%) Device Driver
4 12 (12.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (67.01%) Android
1 65 (67.01%) Apple iOS
1 65 (67.01%) Linux
2 64 (65.98%) FreeRTOS
3 10 (10.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (90.72%) Software Engineering
2 86 (88.66%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (75.26%) Time Management
4 57 (58.76%) Unit Testing
5 56 (57.73%) Technical Leadership
6 51 (52.58%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (36.08%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (35.05%) Scrum
9 30 (30.93%) OO
9 30 (30.93%) TDD
10 22 (22.68%) UML
11 18 (18.56%) MVC
11 18 (18.56%) Web Development
12 14 (14.43%) Software Testing
12 14 (14.43%) Test Automation
13 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (8.25%) Process Improvement
15 2 (2.06%) Decision-Making
16 1 (1.03%) Device Driver Development
16 1 (1.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 95 (97.94%) C#
2 76 (78.35%) C
3 73 (75.26%) Java
4 64 (65.98%) C++
5 30 (30.93%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.37%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.03%) Perl
7 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 88 (90.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
Vendors
1 65 (67.01%) Microsoft