Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 135 130
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.35% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 3.95% 3.98% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 15
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £53,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.89% +33.75% -
10th Percentile £38,000 £44,000 £35,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £55,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -13.51%

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 253 226 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.00% 8.91% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 163 146 143
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £27,888
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,813 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) NFS
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) LabWindows
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (30.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Proactive Management
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) NFS
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) VMware NSX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) vCenter Server
1 3 (30.00%) vMotion
2 1 (10.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Dell
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin