The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 107 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.52% 1.00% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 4.65% 17.72% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £42,500 £35,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £32,350 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,150 £48,000
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 System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
172 79 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.25% 5.61% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 83 31 43
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 System Software 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 20 October 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) HTTP
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Beehive
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (36.36%) Data Guard
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Degree

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Beehive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle9i Database
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Development Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
1 5 (45.45%) C++
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware