The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 5 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 6.25% 6.67% -
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
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 Highlands region.

System Software Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 18.75% 40.00% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +140.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Firmware
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

Firmware Salary Trend in the Highlands

Firmware
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverness - 1 £52,500 - 1
Firmware
Scotland

Firmware
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 (100.00%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Signal Processing
3 3 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
5 1 (16.67%) RS-485

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Highlands 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%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Real Time Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Signal Processing
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree