The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 20 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 5.26% 1.45% 2.70%
As % of the System Software category 26.67% 11.11% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Firmware
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

System Software Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 19.74% 13.04% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 5
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +3.67%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Firmware
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Dundee

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 7 (87.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Atmel
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) OpenWrt
4 3 (37.50%) WinDbg
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (25.00%) PhD
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) Degree

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) WinDbg
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Embedded Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) OpenWrt
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PhD
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Atmel