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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 105 105 80
Rank change year-on-year 0 -25 +42
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 2 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.79% 0.15% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 7.10% 1.49% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 2
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,625 -
25th Percentile £52,875 £52,813 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% +40.63% -5.88%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,313 £42,500
90th Percentile £79,875 £60,875 -
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% -6.98%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 169 134 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.13% 10.08% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 108 96 75
10th Percentile £27,050 £33,250 £29,050
25th Percentile £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - +13.30%
75th Percentile £66,750 £60,313 £53,750
90th Percentile £81,625 £70,000 £59,500
Scotland median annual salary £58,454 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +23.06% - +11.76%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Glasgow

Firmware
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Glasgow

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 7 (58.33%) C++
1 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) Agile
1 7 (58.33%) Embedded Firmware
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (16.67%) Verification and Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Electronics
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) ADSL
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ADSL
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Verification and Validation
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Embedded Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy