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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 145 150 134
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.38% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 3.47% 4.96% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 8
Average salary - £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
259 262 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.27% 7.66% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 154 177 147
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £47,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
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 27 February 2015. 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
Stirling - 4 - -
Dundee +5 2 - - 3
Highlands - 1 - -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) C
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Beehive
4 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Data Guard
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (21.74%) Perl
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (21.74%) DHCP
4 5 (21.74%) HTTP

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Beehive
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DHCP
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
1 5 (21.74%) Wireless
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) 802.11
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) Fast Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle9i Database
1 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Exadata
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.70%) SQLite
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) WinDbg
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
2 5 (21.74%) DBA
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (17.39%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) ActiveX
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) Qt
4 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.70%) Physics
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) OpenWrt
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Validation
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
1 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
1 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) Signal Processing
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) C++
5 3 (13.04%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) VB6
6 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
7 1 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CWNA
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (26.09%) HP
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) ProCurve
3 4 (17.39%) Aruba
3 4 (17.39%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (17.39%) Meru Networks
4 1 (4.35%) Atmel
4 1 (4.35%) Intel
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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