The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 162 159 150
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.50% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £11,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +263.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1039 996 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.28% 30.81% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 667 644 617
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 30 July 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Scotland

Firmware
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Edinburgh -19 3 £40,750 +1.87% 1
Aberdeen +13 1 £34,000 -15.00%
Glasgow - 1 £28,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £42,500 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (61.54%) C++
1 8 (61.54%) C
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Atmel
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) WinDbg
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
5 2 (15.38%) Electronics
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
6 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) SAN

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) WinDbg
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.69%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CGI
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C++
1 8 (61.54%) C
2 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HND
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Atmel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago