Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware Engineer
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 14 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 3.45% 6.17% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 6.33% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Aberdeen median annual salary £45,000 - £47,500
10th Percentile £31,000 - £41,000
90th Percentile £51,000 - £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -19.05% +31.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies in Aberdeen with a recognized job title 82 79 98
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 97.53% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 69 44 64
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £21,850 £22,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings that featured Firmware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in Aberdeen

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in Aberdeen.

Salary trend for Firmware Engineer in Aberdeen

Firmware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware Engineer in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware Engineer in Aberdeen

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Firmware Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware