Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 76 99
Rank change year-on-year +44 +23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 106 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 10.63% 0.95% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 55.21% 7.56% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 9
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £35,350 £30,250 £43,100
90th Percentile £62,100 £47,500 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -11.11%

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 192 119 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 19.26% 12.55% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 106 110 98
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £51,625
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year +10.67% +6.38% +0.71%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +44 104 £40,000 - 8
Firmware
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 102 (96.23%) C#
2 95 (89.62%) Degree
3 94 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (88.68%) Software Engineering
4 81 (76.42%) C
5 78 (73.58%) Java
5 78 (73.58%) Spring
5 78 (73.58%) Maven
5 78 (73.58%) Time Management
6 74 (69.81%) Robot Framework
7 71 (66.98%) Manufacturing
8 69 (65.09%) Microsoft
8 69 (65.09%) Visual Studio
8 69 (65.09%) Linux
8 69 (65.09%) Android
8 69 (65.09%) Apple iOS
9 68 (64.15%) TCP/IP
9 68 (64.15%) C++
9 68 (64.15%) RS-485
9 68 (64.15%) Modbus
9 68 (64.15%) CAN bus
9 68 (64.15%) FreeRTOS
10 62 (58.49%) Embedded Systems
11 61 (57.55%) Technical Leadership
12 60 (56.60%) Unit Testing
13 54 (50.94%) Cybersecurity
14 53 (50.00%) Device Driver
15 49 (46.23%) Marketing
16 37 (34.91%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (34.91%) Scrum

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 24 (22.64%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 37 (34.91%) GitHub
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (64.15%) Modbus
1 68 (64.15%) RS-485
1 68 (64.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (73.58%) Maven
2 74 (69.81%) Robot Framework
3 69 (65.09%) Visual Studio
4 24 (22.64%) Jenkins
5 13 (12.26%) Subversion
6 12 (11.32%) CppUnit
7 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
General
1 71 (66.98%) Manufacturing
2 49 (46.23%) Marketing
3 17 (16.04%) Automotive
4 2 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 81 (76.42%) Software Engineer
2 46 (43.40%) Lead Software Engineer
3 30 (28.30%) Embedded Engineer
3 30 (28.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 18 (16.98%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (16.04%) Applications Engineer
5 17 (16.04%) Web Applications Engineer
5 17 (16.04%) Web Engineer
6 14 (13.21%) Test Engineer
7 13 (12.26%) Software Test Engineer
8 12 (11.32%) UI Engineer
8 12 (11.32%) UX Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) Applications Developer
9 9 (8.49%) Developer
9 9 (8.49%) Lead Developer
9 9 (8.49%) Lead Web Developer
9 9 (8.49%) Web Applications Developer
9 9 (8.49%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
11 2 (1.89%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (73.58%) Spring
2 33 (31.13%) HTML
2 33 (31.13%) HTML5
3 28 (26.42%) COM
4 24 (22.64%) JSON
4 24 (22.64%) RESTful
5 20 (18.87%) CSS
5 20 (18.87%) Node.js
6 8 (7.55%) .NET
6 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (64.15%) CAN bus
2 62 (58.49%) Embedded Systems
3 53 (50.00%) Device Driver
4 13 (12.26%) User Experience
5 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 69 (65.09%) Android
1 69 (65.09%) Apple iOS
1 69 (65.09%) Linux
2 68 (64.15%) FreeRTOS
3 11 (10.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
1 94 (88.68%) Software Engineering
2 78 (73.58%) Time Management
3 61 (57.55%) Technical Leadership
4 60 (56.60%) Unit Testing
5 54 (50.94%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (34.91%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (34.91%) Scrum
7 33 (31.13%) OO
7 33 (31.13%) TDD
8 24 (22.64%) UML
9 20 (18.87%) MVC
9 20 (18.87%) Web Development
10 14 (13.21%) Software Testing
10 14 (13.21%) Test Automation
11 10 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (8.49%) Process Improvement
13 2 (1.89%) Decision-Making
13 2 (1.89%) Translating Business Requirements
14 1 (0.94%) Device Driver Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (96.23%) C#
2 81 (76.42%) C
3 78 (73.58%) Java
4 68 (64.15%) C++
5 33 (31.13%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.26%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.94%) Perl
7 1 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 95 (89.62%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
Vendors
1 69 (65.09%) Microsoft