Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 75 53
Rank change year-on-year +43 -22 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 55 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 7.94% 1.07% 3.48%
As % of the System Software category 34.81% 6.93% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 29
Leicester median annual salary £56,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.33% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £35,500 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £43,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% -26.32%

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 158 101 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 22.80% 15.42% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 119 96 55
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,571
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +26.51% -1.19%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,990 £60,375 £46,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -6.67%

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 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 41 (74.55%) C#
2 39 (70.91%) C
3 34 (61.82%) C++
3 34 (61.82%) Software Engineering
4 33 (60.00%) Degree
4 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (54.55%) FreeRTOS
6 28 (50.91%) RS-485
6 28 (50.91%) Modbus
6 28 (50.91%) CAN bus
6 28 (50.91%) TCP/IP
7 26 (47.27%) Java
7 26 (47.27%) Spring
7 26 (47.27%) Maven
8 23 (41.82%) Embedded Systems
8 23 (41.82%) Technical Leadership
9 22 (40.00%) Linux
10 20 (36.36%) Robot Framework
11 19 (34.55%) Architectural Design
11 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
12 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
13 17 (30.91%) Visual Studio
13 17 (30.91%) Android
13 17 (30.91%) Apple iOS
14 13 (23.64%) HTML
14 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
14 13 (23.64%) OO
14 13 (23.64%) Scrum
14 13 (23.64%) TDD
14 13 (23.64%) HTML5

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 4 (7.27%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) GitHub
2 2 (3.64%) AWS IoT
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.91%) Modbus
1 28 (50.91%) RS-485
1 28 (50.91%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) MQTT
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (47.27%) Maven
2 20 (36.36%) Robot Framework
3 17 (30.91%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.64%) CppUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.64%) GNU Toolchain
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
General
1 11 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (16.36%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 25 (45.45%) Embedded Engineer
3 22 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (27.27%) Developer
5 12 (21.82%) Lead Software Engineer
6 11 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
6 11 (20.00%) Web Applications Engineer
6 11 (20.00%) Web Engineer
7 9 (16.36%) Applications Developer
7 9 (16.36%) Lead Developer
7 9 (16.36%) Lead Web Developer
7 9 (16.36%) Web Applications Developer
7 9 (16.36%) Web Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Embedded Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Architect
10 3 (5.45%) Firmware Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (3.64%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
11 2 (3.64%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) Spring
2 13 (23.64%) HTML
2 13 (23.64%) HTML5
3 11 (20.00%) CSS
3 11 (20.00%) Node.js
4 10 (18.18%) COM
5 9 (16.36%) .NET
5 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.27%) JSON
6 4 (7.27%) RESTful
7 2 (3.64%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.91%) CAN bus
2 23 (41.82%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (14.55%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.64%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) FreeRTOS
2 22 (40.00%) Linux
3 17 (30.91%) Android
3 17 (30.91%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.27%) Windows
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Software Engineering
2 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.82%) Technical Leadership
4 19 (34.55%) Architectural Design
5 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
6 13 (23.64%) OO
6 13 (23.64%) Scrum
6 13 (23.64%) TDD
7 11 (20.00%) MVC
7 11 (20.00%) Time Management
7 11 (20.00%) Web Development
8 10 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.27%) UML
11 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.64%) Migration
11 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 41 (74.55%) C#
2 39 (70.91%) C
3 34 (61.82%) C++
4 26 (47.27%) Java
5 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 33 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) CISSP
2 2 (3.64%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) HP
2 2 (3.64%) ProCurve