Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 93 107
Rank change year-on-year +28 +14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 25 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.64% 1.35% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 20.66% 15.38% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 0
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £48,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.95% - -
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 121 130 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 12.78% 8.78% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 109 105 96
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +51.79% -16.42%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,300 £18,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -9.33%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +40 16 £42,500 +41.67%
Loughborough +11 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Lutterworth - 1 £32,500 -
Firmware
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 15 (60.00%) Bluetooth
1 15 (60.00%) Wireless
2 13 (52.00%) C
3 11 (44.00%) Electronics
4 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (32.00%) Degree
6 7 (28.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (28.00%) C#
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) EMC
7 6 (24.00%) Xilinx
7 6 (24.00%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (20.00%) Xamarin
8 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 5 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
8 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (20.00%) Android
8 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (16.00%) Process Management
9 4 (16.00%) Linux
9 4 (16.00%) C++
9 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
10 3 (12.00%) FPGA Design
10 3 (12.00%) GSM
10 3 (12.00%) Perl
10 3 (12.00%) Python
10 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
10 3 (12.00%) VHDL

Firmware
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Bluetooth
1 15 (60.00%) Wireless
2 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (12.00%) GSM
5 2 (8.00%) 2G
5 2 (8.00%) 3G
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 2 (8.00%) ZigBee
6 1 (4.00%) RFID
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
1 3 (12.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (44.00%) Electronics
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Design Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 3 (12.00%) Hardware Engineer
9 2 (8.00%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (8.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
10 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (24.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (12.00%) Device Driver
4 3 (12.00%) VHDL
5 2 (8.00%) Internet of Things
6 1 (4.00%) BBC
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Android
2 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
3 4 (16.00%) Process Management
4 3 (12.00%) FPGA Design
4 3 (12.00%) Memory Management
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Physics
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Server Building
6 1 (4.00%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) EMC
1 6 (24.00%) Xilinx
2 5 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft