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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 89 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.51% -
As % of the System Software category 4.63% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Median salary £53,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Firmware is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 108 108 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 8.69% 9.11% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 64 64 57
Median salary £44,000 £36,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Firmware as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (62.50%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) ASIC
3 3 (37.50%) Verilog
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Back Office
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (12.50%) 4G
5 1 (12.50%) Trac

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) 5G
2 1 (12.50%) RS-485
2 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Trac
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) ASIC
1 3 (37.50%) Verilog
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 26 days ago