Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 147 154
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.44% 0.21% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 3.60% 2.73% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 1
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +125.00% -
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -17.00%

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 278 183 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.33% 7.86% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 218 125 117
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £23,600 £24,700 £24,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £54,700
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Glasgow

Firmware
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Firmware in Glasgow

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firmware in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 9 (90.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (70.00%) Electronics
3 6 (60.00%) MATLAB
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (30.00%) VxWorks
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (30.00%) Device Driver Development
5 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
6 1 (10.00%) Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (90.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (70.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
1 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Device Driver Development
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree