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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 153 152 176
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 3.81% 4.31% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 6
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £43,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £52,500 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
289 255 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.15% 8.06% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 171 154 197
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram 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 1 July 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 - 7 £47,000 -
Aberdeen - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 £20,000 -
Fife - 1 £42,500 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (57.89%) Degree
2 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) C
3 9 (47.37%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Verilog
6 4 (21.05%) Electronics
6 4 (21.05%) Xilinx
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) VHDL
7 3 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) RS-232
7 3 (15.79%) RS-485
7 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) HTTP
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
7 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
7 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Military

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 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
1 3 (15.79%) RS-232
1 3 (15.79%) RS-485
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (21.05%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Military
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Delphi Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) UI Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (26.32%) Verilog
3 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (21.05%) VHDL
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Device Driver
5 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.26%) ASIC
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
3 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Numerical Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C
1 9 (47.37%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Delphi
4 2 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) DO-254
2 1 (5.26%) ISO13485
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Xilinx
2 2 (10.53%) Altera
2 2 (10.53%) Siemens
3 1 (5.26%) Actel
3 1 (5.26%) Cadence
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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