Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 123 143
Rank change year-on-year -13 +20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 15 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 6.15% 3.26% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 4
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +16.13% -8.82%
10th Percentile £29,075 £36,250 £17,300
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £45,875
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +5.88%

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 244 184 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.97% 8.44% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 139 137 119
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,150 £20,950
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,250 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +8.47%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 12 (80.00%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Validation
5 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) Electronics
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (13.33%) Network Security
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) ASIC Verification
8 2 (13.33%) Back Office
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 2 (13.33%) ASIC
8 2 (13.33%) BGP
8 2 (13.33%) EIGRP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) BGP
1 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
2 1 (6.67%) MQTT
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (6.67%) Trac
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Architect
2 2 (13.33%) ASIC Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) ASIC Verification Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) PyQt
1 1 (6.67%) Qt
1 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) ASIC
2 2 (13.33%) ASIC Verification
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) F5