Period
to 15 November 2018

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

Firmware
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 56 96
Rank change year-on-year 0 +40 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 50 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.32% 2.83% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 35.97% 22.41% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 25
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.79% -
10th Percentile £29,800 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £47,500 £58,000
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%

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 139 116 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 14.79% 12.61% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 95 105 106
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +51.79%
10th Percentile £20,950 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,000 £63,750
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.86% - +2.94%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 +4 49 £40,000 - 9
Firmware
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 45 (90.00%) C#
2 42 (84.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (84.00%) Degree
3 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (76.00%) Spring
4 38 (76.00%) Maven
4 38 (76.00%) Java
4 38 (76.00%) C
5 36 (72.00%) Time Management
6 35 (70.00%) Robot Framework
7 34 (68.00%) Android
7 34 (68.00%) Apple iOS
7 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
7 34 (68.00%) Visual Studio
7 34 (68.00%) Linux
8 31 (62.00%) Manufacturing
8 31 (62.00%) FreeRTOS
9 30 (60.00%) RS-485
9 30 (60.00%) Modbus
9 30 (60.00%) CAN bus
9 30 (60.00%) TCP/IP
9 30 (60.00%) C++
10 28 (56.00%) Unit Testing
11 27 (54.00%) Embedded Systems
12 26 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
13 25 (50.00%) Device Driver
14 21 (42.00%) Marketing
15 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (32.00%) Scrum
15 16 (32.00%) GitHub

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 10 (20.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (60.00%) Modbus
1 30 (60.00%) RS-485
1 30 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (76.00%) Maven
2 35 (70.00%) Robot Framework
3 34 (68.00%) Visual Studio
4 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (12.00%) Subversion
6 5 (10.00%) CppUnit
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.00%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 31 (62.00%) Manufacturing
2 21 (42.00%) Marketing
3 15 (30.00%) Automotive
4 4 (8.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Software Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 13 (26.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 13 (26.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Test Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) UI Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) UX Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Web Applications Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Web Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Lead Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Lead Web Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (76.00%) Spring
2 14 (28.00%) COM
2 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) HTML5
3 10 (20.00%) JSON
3 10 (20.00%) RESTful
4 8 (16.00%) CSS
4 8 (16.00%) Node.js
5 3 (6.00%) .NET
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (60.00%) CAN bus
2 27 (54.00%) Embedded Systems
3 25 (50.00%) Device Driver
4 6 (12.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (68.00%) Android
1 34 (68.00%) Apple iOS
1 34 (68.00%) Linux
2 31 (62.00%) FreeRTOS
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (84.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (72.00%) Time Management
4 28 (56.00%) Unit Testing
5 26 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (32.00%) Scrum
7 14 (28.00%) OO
7 14 (28.00%) TDD
8 10 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (20.00%) UML
9 8 (16.00%) MVC
9 8 (16.00%) Web Development
10 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
12 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.00%) Decision-Making
13 1 (2.00%) Device Driver Development
13 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) C#
2 38 (76.00%) C
2 38 (76.00%) Java
3 30 (60.00%) C++
4 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (84.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) Microsoft