The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 148 146 171
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.47% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 3.95% 6.14% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 3
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Firmware
UK

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

System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
228 228 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.11% 7.68% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 141 139 182
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,340 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Firmware
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Scotland

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Scotland

Firmware
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 8 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £20,000 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 10 (55.56%) C
2 7 (38.89%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 6 (33.33%) Electronics
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) Verilog
5 4 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (16.67%) Xilinx
6 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Device Driver
6 3 (16.67%) HTTP
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) RS-232
6 3 (16.67%) RS-485
7 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.11%) SLA
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) MCP
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) RS-232
1 3 (16.67%) RS-485
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 6 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (22.22%) Verilog
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) ASIC
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) OpenWrt
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Xilinx
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Actel
3 1 (5.56%) Altera
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
Dunfermline, Fife
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday