Firmware Jobs in Scotland

Firmware
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring Firmware skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Firmware over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 181 163 220
Rank change year-on-year -18 +57 -57
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 103 52 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.51% 1.21% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 14.80% 7.09% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 91 45 26
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,750 £38,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £50,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £56,000 £58,750
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.68% +30.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +0.18%

All System Software Skills
Scotland

Firmware falls under the System Software category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring system software skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 696 733 952
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 10.18% 17.12% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 391 357 581
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,900 £27,125
25th Percentile £32,625 £35,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £54,882 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.90% -4.55% +21.05%
75th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £56,325
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.35% +2.41%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in Scotland

Firmware
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Firmware in Scotland

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in Scotland over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Firmware in Scotland

Firmware
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 12 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Edinburgh +44 35 £52,500 -11.76% 9
Aberdeen +1 22 £43,750 +2.94% 3
West Lothian +4 10 £70,000 +45.83%
Glasgow -98 8 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Dundee -6 7 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Fife - 6 £50,000 -
Lanarkshire - 4 £40,000 - 5
Inverclyde - 1 £50,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 - 4
Aberdeenshire - 1 £35,000 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (0.97%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (54.37%) Wireless
2 6 (5.83%) Bluetooth
2 6 (5.83%) HTTP
2 6 (5.83%) MQTT
3 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.91%) ZigBee
4 2 (1.94%) RS-232
4 2 (1.94%) RS-485
5 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.97%) Modbus
5 1 (0.97%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Git
2 1 (0.97%) Subversion
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (54.37%) Social Skills
2 46 (44.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 31 (30.10%) Electronics
4 11 (10.68%) Manufacturing
5 9 (8.74%) Finance
5 9 (8.74%) Marketing
5 9 (8.74%) Public Sector
5 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.91%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.91%) Automotive
7 2 (1.94%) Tech for Good
8 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (61.17%) Embedded Engineer
2 33 (32.04%) Firmware Engineer
3 23 (22.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 23 (22.33%) Graduate
4 22 (21.36%) Junior
4 22 (21.36%) Junior Embedded Engineer
5 19 (18.45%) Senior
6 15 (14.56%) Software Engineer
7 13 (12.62%) Developer
7 13 (12.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Embedded Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Embedded Software Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Embedded Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Software Manager
10 5 (4.85%) Design Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) CSS
1 6 (5.83%) Django
1 6 (5.83%) Flask
1 6 (5.83%) HTML
1 6 (5.83%) React
2 1 (0.97%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) IoT
2 7 (6.80%) Arduino
3 6 (5.83%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (2.91%) FPGA
5 2 (1.94%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.94%) VHDL
6 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.97%) ARM Cortex
6 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.97%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (0.97%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (63.11%) Software Engineering
2 48 (46.60%) Computer Science
3 35 (33.98%) Physics
4 34 (33.01%) Mathematics
5 14 (13.59%) Mentoring
6 13 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.74%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (8.74%) Programme Management
7 9 (8.74%) Roadmaps
8 8 (7.77%) Coaching
8 8 (7.77%) SDLC
9 7 (6.80%) Performance Management
9 7 (6.80%) Technology Roadmap
10 6 (5.83%) Analytics
10 6 (5.83%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (5.83%) Data Analytics
10 6 (5.83%) Full Stack Development
10 6 (5.83%) Machine Learning
10 6 (5.83%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.08%) C
2 53 (51.46%) Embedded C
3 15 (14.56%) Python
4 14 (13.59%) C++
5 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.83%) SQL
5 6 (5.83%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.85%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.97%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.97%) Bash
7 1 (0.97%) C#
7 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (53.40%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.97%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) JTAG
System Software
1 49 (47.57%) Embedded Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) SAP
2 6 (5.83%) NVIDIA
3 4 (3.88%) EMC
4 1 (0.97%) Altera
4 1 (0.97%) Lattice Semiconductor