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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 53 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 22 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.31% 3.06% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 34.38% 21.00% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 0
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 64 100 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 12.52% 14.56% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 57 81 47
Median salary £35,571 £37,500 £33,762
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.14% +11.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

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 June 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 June 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
Leicester +17 13 £30,000 -11.11% 2
Loughborough +18 9 £35,000 -30.00%
Firmware
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 25 (73.53%) Degree
2 19 (55.88%) C
3 15 (44.12%) Wireless
3 15 (44.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (35.29%) Electronics
5 10 (29.41%) Xilinx
5 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 10 (29.41%) Linux
6 9 (26.47%) Schematic Capture
7 8 (23.53%) EMC
7 8 (23.53%) VHDL
8 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
8 7 (20.59%) LabVIEW
8 7 (20.59%) Device Driver
8 7 (20.59%) Perl
8 7 (20.59%) Python
8 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
8 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
8 7 (20.59%) Memory Management
8 7 (20.59%) JIRA
8 7 (20.59%) FPGA Design
9 6 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
10 5 (14.71%) Logistics
10 5 (14.71%) Supply Chain Management
10 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (14.71%) ZigBee
10 5 (14.71%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (14.71%) Image Processing

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:

Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Wireless
2 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (14.71%) ZigBee
3 4 (11.76%) Bluetooth
4 2 (5.88%) RFID
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
1 7 (20.59%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (35.29%) Electronics
2 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Firmware Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Hardware Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) C Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Embedded C Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Embedded Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Embedded Software Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Firmware Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Design Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) FPGA Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Electronics Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior C Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (23.53%) VHDL
3 7 (20.59%) Device Driver
4 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 5 (14.71%) Smart Home
6 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (5.88%) Verilog
8 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 9 (26.47%) Schematic Capture
3 7 (20.59%) FPGA Design
3 7 (20.59%) Memory Management
4 5 (14.71%) Image Processing
4 5 (14.71%) Logistics
4 5 (14.71%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.94%) Process Management
5 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C
2 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
2 7 (20.59%) Perl
2 7 (20.59%) Python
3 4 (11.76%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Xilinx
2 8 (23.53%) EMC
3 1 (2.94%) Atmel
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