Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 129 152
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 18 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.43% 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 7.11% 4.39% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +8.43% -19.02% +24.24%

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 253 228 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.34% 9.78% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 162 167 150
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +7.38% +12.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,050 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +2.04%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 13 (72.22%) C++
2 10 (55.56%) C
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Subversion
6 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Back Office
6 4 (22.22%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 4 (22.22%) SLA
6 4 (22.22%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) ASIC
7 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (11.11%) Electronics
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
8 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (11.11%) ASIC Verification

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 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.56%) MQTT
3 1 (5.56%) RS-485
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Trac
4 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
4 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (22.22%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Systems Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) ASIC Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) ASIC Verification Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (16.67%) ASIC
3 2 (11.11%) ASIC Verification
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.56%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C++
2 10 (55.56%) C
3 6 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) F5