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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 129 152 170
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 16 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 6.48% 3.73% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 9
Median salary £40,750 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.38% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
247 295 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.80% 8.91% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 171 189 197
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £23,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
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 30 September 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 +19 7 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeen +2 3 - -
Fife - 3 £42,500 -
West Lothian - 2 - -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (42.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (38.46%) C++
3 9 (34.62%) C
3 9 (34.62%) Degree
3 9 (34.62%) VHDL
3 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 8 (30.77%) C#
4 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
5 7 (26.92%) SLA
5 7 (26.92%) Verilog
6 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) CCNP
6 6 (23.08%) CCNA
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (23.08%) Unix
6 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) Network Security
7 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
7 5 (19.23%) VB
7 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 5 (19.23%) VoIP
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) Siemens
7 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
7 5 (19.23%) BGP
7 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
7 5 (19.23%) Military
7 5 (19.23%) Firewall
7 5 (19.23%) Electronics

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 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
2 5 (19.23%) BGP
2 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) Network Security
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (19.23%) Aerospace
1 5 (19.23%) Electronics
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Military
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Firmware Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) FPGA Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior FPGA Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) UI Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (34.62%) VHDL
3 7 (26.92%) Verilog
4 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
5 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (11.54%) Numerical Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) OO
3 3 (11.54%) OOD
3 3 (11.54%) Prototyping
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C++
2 9 (34.62%) C
3 8 (30.77%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) VB
5 3 (11.54%) Delphi
6 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) CCNA
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) ISO13485
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Siemens
2 5 (19.23%) Xilinx
3 3 (11.54%) Altera
3 3 (11.54%) Cadence
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago