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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
UK / Scotland
Rank 115 147 150
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 15 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 6.15% 4.23% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 1
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
244 213 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.91% 7.30% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 152 138 156
Median salary £39,057 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +31 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Edinburgh +8 5 £43,750 +2.94%
West Lothian - 3 £50,000 - 1
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) C++
4 7 (33.33%) C
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) UML
6 5 (23.81%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) OOD
7 4 (19.05%) NFS
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (19.05%) Delphi
7 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) Electronics
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Samba
7 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (19.05%) CentOS
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
8 3 (14.29%) 4G
8 3 (14.29%) 5G
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (14.29%) VMware
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms

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 1 (4.76%) Houdini
1 1 (4.76%) Maya
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) NUKE
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Wireless
2 3 (14.29%) 3G
2 3 (14.29%) 4G
2 3 (14.29%) 5G
3 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) RS-485
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Electronics
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Games
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Server Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.76%) Animation
4 1 (4.76%) ASIC
4 1 (4.76%) Verilog
4 1 (4.76%) VHDL
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (19.05%) CentOS
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (9.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) OO
1 5 (23.81%) OOD
1 5 (23.81%) UML
2 4 (19.05%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Line Management
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Security Patching
3 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (4.76%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (4.76%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) C
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) Delphi
5 3 (14.29%) Assembly Language
6 2 (9.52%) Perl
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) HND
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO13485
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) NFS
1 4 (19.05%) Samba
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) RHEV
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (9.52%) Legato
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Altera
4 1 (4.76%) Cadence
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Xilinx
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