The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firmware
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 89 92 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.52% -
As % of the System Software category 4.29% 8.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Median salary £45,000 £37,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.20% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 70 85 110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 6.28% 6.35% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 56 61
Median salary £62,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Edinburgh

Firmware
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Edinburgh

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) 3G
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) 4G
1 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (50.00%) 5G
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Delphi
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) ASIC
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Verilog
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Python

Firmware
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) 3G
1 4 (50.00%) 4G
1 4 (50.00%) 5G
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) ASIC
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (12.50%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Delphi
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago