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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 97 104 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.073% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 4.23% 0.76% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £41,250 - £36,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 - £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
71 131 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.57% 9.55% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 40 70 70
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) DO-254
3 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) RS-232
3 1 (25.00%) RS-485
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Altera
3 1 (25.00%) Actel
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Xilinx

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) RS-232
1 1 (25.00%) RS-485
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Tcl
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) DO-254
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Actel
1 1 (25.00%) Altera
1 1 (25.00%) Xilinx