Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 51 90
Rank change year-on-year +7 +39 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 45 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 6.81% 3.19% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 44.55% 22.50% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 9
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -
10th Percentile £29,475 £27,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £47,500 £42,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -15.79% -

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 101 80 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 15.28% 14.16% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 66 75 56
Leicester median annual salary £36,899 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.75% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £17,000 £26,250 £22,875
90th Percentile £61,625 £54,000 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +47.32%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Leicester

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 41 (91.11%) C#
2 39 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 39 (86.67%) Degree
3 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (80.00%) Spring
4 36 (80.00%) Maven
4 36 (80.00%) Time Management
4 36 (80.00%) Java
5 34 (75.56%) C
6 33 (73.33%) Visual Studio
6 33 (73.33%) Linux
6 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
6 33 (73.33%) Android
6 33 (73.33%) Apple iOS
7 32 (71.11%) Robot Framework
8 31 (68.89%) Manufacturing
9 27 (60.00%) TCP/IP
9 27 (60.00%) C++
9 27 (60.00%) Modbus
9 27 (60.00%) CAN bus
9 27 (60.00%) RS-485
9 27 (60.00%) FreeRTOS
10 26 (57.78%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (57.78%) Unit Testing
11 25 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
11 25 (55.56%) Device Driver
12 21 (46.67%) Marketing
13 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (35.56%) Scrum
13 16 (35.56%) GitHub

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 10 (22.22%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) Modbus
1 27 (60.00%) RS-485
1 27 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (80.00%) Maven
2 33 (73.33%) Visual Studio
3 32 (71.11%) Robot Framework
4 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (13.33%) Subversion
6 5 (11.11%) CppUnit
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (68.89%) Manufacturing
2 21 (46.67%) Marketing
3 14 (31.11%) Automotive
4 3 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) UI Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) UX Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Web Applications Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Web Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Lead Web Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Graduate
9 2 (4.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (80.00%) Spring
2 13 (28.89%) COM
2 13 (28.89%) HTML
2 13 (28.89%) HTML5
3 10 (22.22%) JSON
3 10 (22.22%) RESTful
4 7 (15.56%) CSS
4 7 (15.56%) Node.js
5 2 (4.44%) .NET
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (60.00%) CAN bus
2 25 (55.56%) Device Driver
2 25 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (73.33%) Android
1 33 (73.33%) Apple iOS
1 33 (73.33%) Linux
2 27 (60.00%) FreeRTOS
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (80.00%) Time Management
4 26 (57.78%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (57.78%) Unit Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (35.56%) Scrum
6 13 (28.89%) OO
6 13 (28.89%) TDD
7 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (22.22%) UML
8 7 (15.56%) MVC
8 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.56%) Web Development
9 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.44%) Decision-Making
9 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
10 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) C#
2 36 (80.00%) Java
3 34 (75.56%) C
4 27 (60.00%) C++
5 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (86.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Microsoft