Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Firmware
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 19 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - -
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 13 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 14.77% 4.60% -
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% - -
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -20.95% +27.27%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 14.77% 27.59% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 1
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £25,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.00% -41.18% +18.06%
10th Percentile £37,500 £17,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £40,350 £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in West Lothian

Firmware
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Firmware in West Lothian

Firmware
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +3 13 £42,500 +3.03%
Firmware
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (92.31%) C
3 11 (84.62%) C#
3 11 (84.62%) Python
3 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 11 (84.62%) XML
3 11 (84.62%) Manufacturing
3 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 11 (84.62%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (84.62%) Optoelectronics
4 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
5 6 (46.15%) Electronics
5 6 (46.15%) Physics
6 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) JTAG
7 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.69%) RS-232
7 1 (7.69%) RS-485
7 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
7 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
7 1 (7.69%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (7.69%) Subversion
7 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
7 1 (7.69%) Ethernet

Firmware
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) RS-232
2 1 (7.69%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 11 (84.62%) Manufacturing
2 6 (46.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Optoelectronics
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Defect Tracking
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (92.31%) C
3 11 (84.62%) C#
3 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) Python
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) JTAG