Period
to 22 November 2018

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 6 months to 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 136 125
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 23 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.91% 0.66% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 8.01% 7.11% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 9
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,075 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,625 £55,000 £45,100
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -19.02%

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 287 253 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.29% 9.31% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 199 162 166
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +8.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Firmware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 13 (56.52%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (39.13%) Decision-Making
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) SLA
3 8 (34.78%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) WAN
5 6 (26.09%) C
6 5 (21.74%) C++
6 5 (21.74%) Electronics
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) SCCM
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (17.39%) SAN
7 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
7 4 (17.39%) NFS
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) HP
7 4 (17.39%) Dell
7 4 (17.39%) vCenter Server
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) vMotion
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10

Firmware
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (17.39%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) 802.11
5 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth
5 1 (4.35%) RS-232
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) GCC
General
1 5 (21.74%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) IT Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Network Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Kernel Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) ASIC
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Unix
5 2 (8.70%) VMS
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (39.13%) Decision-Making
3 7 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Proactive Management
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Power Management
5 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Schematic Capture
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Network Management
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) Server Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Statistics
7 1 (4.35%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C
2 5 (21.74%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) NFS
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.70%) VMware NSX
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) vCenter Server
1 4 (17.39%) vMotion
2 2 (8.70%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Dell
3 4 (17.39%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper