The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 61 60 72
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.65% 0.75% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 23.08% 5.81% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 4
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 Leicestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 52 86 93
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 7.16% 12.86% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 68 76
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Firmware
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Firmware in Leicestershire

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Leicestershire

Firmware
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough +11 9 £35,000 -22.22%
Leicester - 3 £27,500 - 2
Firmware
East Midlands

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) C
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) Wireless
3 6 (42.86%) Electronics
4 5 (35.71%) Xilinx
5 4 (28.57%) Schematic Capture
5 4 (28.57%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) VHDL
6 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
6 3 (21.43%) Device Driver
6 3 (21.43%) EMC
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) FPGA Design
6 3 (21.43%) Memory Management
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) Logistics
7 2 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (14.29%) ZigBee
7 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (14.29%) Smart Home
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (14.29%) ZigBee
3 1 (7.14%) RFID
3 1 (7.14%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (42.86%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (21.43%) Device Driver
2 3 (21.43%) VHDL
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (14.29%) Smart Home
3 2 (14.29%) Verilog
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Schematic Capture
3 3 (21.43%) FPGA Design
3 3 (21.43%) Memory Management
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Vision
5 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Xilinx
2 3 (21.43%) EMC
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