The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 105 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.73% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 2.07% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £40,000 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firmware
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
611 435 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.14% 35.34% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 414 292 239
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Firmware
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Back Office
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) LAN

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft