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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 153 153 161
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 4.05% 3.24% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 12
Average salary £43,750 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 - £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 - £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
222 278 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.48% 8.96% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 142 161 165
Average salary £42,000 £36,878 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

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 9 February 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
(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
Aberdeen - 4 £43,750 -
Edinburgh +8 3 £41,250 -
Highlands -1 1 £52,500 -
Dundee -14 1 £45,000 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (78.26%) C
2 8 (34.78%) Embedded C
2 8 (34.78%) Electronics
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) Signal Processing
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
7 3 (13.04%) OpenWrt
7 3 (13.04%) Digital Signal Processing
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Python
8 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) VB
8 2 (8.70%) .NET
8 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
8 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
8 2 (8.70%) Android
8 2 (8.70%) Atmel
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) WinDbg
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.70%) RS-485

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) RS-485
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) RS-232
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) WinDbg
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (34.78%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Firmware Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Real Time Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) OpenWrt
3 2 (8.70%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Signal Processing
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C
2 8 (34.78%) Embedded C
3 6 (26.09%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
6 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.70%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) Tcl
7 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PhD
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) DO-254
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Atmel
2 1 (4.35%) Actel
2 1 (4.35%) Altera
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Xilinx
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago