The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 156 137 144
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.58% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 3.34% 7.32% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 7
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% -10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £27,750 £11,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,250 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
329 246 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.14% 7.86% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 185 134 234
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 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 30 September 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 September 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 -20 4 £42,500 +18.88% 1
Dundee +10 2 £41,500 +31.74% 1
Glasgow -5 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £42,500 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 12 (66.67%) C
2 11 (61.11%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) UNIX
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Android
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.11%) WinDbg
7 2 (11.11%) Atmel
7 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.11%) Physics
7 2 (11.11%) Electronics
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) VB6
7 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) ActiveX
7 2 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 2 (11.11%) VB
7 2 (11.11%) .NET

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Beehive
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) WinDbg
2 1 (5.56%) VectorCAST
2 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) ActiveX
2 1 (5.56%) CGI
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Validation
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C
2 11 (61.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) VB6
4 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Atmel
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) Intel
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas
Dundee, Angus
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago