The median annual salary for a Firmware Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 91 92 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firmware Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.090% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1058 1235 1293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.49% 93.42% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 681 832 784
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Firmware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Firmware Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware Engineer in Edinburgh

Firmware Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Firmware Engineer in Edinburgh

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Edinburgh region featuring Firmware Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Delphi
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++

Firmware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Delphi
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware