The table below looks at the statistics for the Firmware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware Engineer
Rank 148 - 170
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% - 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.28% -1.87%
Firmware Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2847 2940 3191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 1871 2092
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Firmware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firmware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Firmware Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Firmware Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 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
Aberdeen - 2 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £42,500 -
Highlands - 1 £52,500 -
Firmware Engineer
UK

Firmware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Firmware Engineer in their job title 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 with Firmware Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Firmware
2 12 (92.31%) C
3 6 (46.15%) Embedded C
3 6 (46.15%) Electronics
4 4 (30.77%) Signal Processing
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
5 3 (23.08%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) VB
6 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
6 2 (15.38%) OpenWrt
6 2 (15.38%) WinDbg
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) Android
6 2 (15.38%) Atmel
7 1 (7.69%) Actel
7 1 (7.69%) Qt
7 1 (7.69%) Altera
7 1 (7.69%) SQLite
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (7.69%) Xilinx
7 1 (7.69%) Mathematics

Firmware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Firmware Engineer in their job title 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 with Firmware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) RS-485
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) WinDbg
2 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) OpenWrt
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Signal Processing
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C
2 6 (46.15%) Embedded C
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
4 2 (15.38%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) DO-254
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Atmel
2 1 (7.69%) Actel
2 1 (7.69%) Altera
2 1 (7.69%) Xilinx