Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 134 129
Rank change year-on-year +68 -5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 15 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 7.55% 4.57% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 12
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% -22.43%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £34,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £61,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -

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 106 328 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.93% 14.62% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 68 212 190
Median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -13.00% -
10th Percentile £35,875 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +4.65%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Edinburgh

Firmware
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firmware in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Firmware in Edinburgh

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, 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 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Azure
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) TestLink
4 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (12.50%) VLSI
4 1 (12.50%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematical Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

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 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) IPv4
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
1 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) TestLink
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VLSI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) ASIC
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Verilog
2 1 (12.50%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Altera
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) Intel
1 1 (12.50%) Xilinx