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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 174 152 142
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.099% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 1.43% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 10
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1072 906 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.47% 29.08% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 677 479 577
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dundee +5 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
West Lothian +14 1 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 6 (27.27%) JIRA
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (22.73%) C
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) Device Driver
5 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium
5 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Back Office

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (9.09%) VSAT
3 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) WinDbg
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Test Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Firmware Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Test Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) WinForms
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Device Driver
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) CAN bus
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
3 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) MVVM
6 1 (4.55%) Signal Processing
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) C
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) Assembly Language
4 3 (13.64%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) VC++
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) MCP
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Atmel
4 1 (4.55%) Renesas
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