Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 15 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 17.39% 7.14% -
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Livingston median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% - -
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 -
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -

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 Livingston with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Livingston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 17.39% 21.43% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 0
Livingston median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% - -
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £23,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +78.95% -44.12% +18.06%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Livingston

Firmware
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Livingston

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Livingston region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) C
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) Manufacturing
2 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Defect Tracking
2 11 (91.67%) Optoelectronics
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Electronics
4 6 (50.00%) Physics
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) JTAG
6 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
6 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (8.33%) RS-232
6 1 (8.33%) RS-485
6 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston 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 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) RS-232
2 1 (8.33%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (91.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Optoelectronics
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Defect Tracking
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) C
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) JTAG