The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 88 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.35% 0.41% 0.087%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 3.79% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Median salary £51,250 £42,500 £25,059
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% +69.60%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firmware
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
153 132 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.47% 10.86% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 131 112 133
Median salary £37,000 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Firmware
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the South Wales region.

Firmware Salary Trend in South Wales

Firmware
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in South Wales

Firmware
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 2 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 2 £60,000 -
Firmware
Wales

Firmware
Top 29 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Android
3 5 (62.50%) Android Development
3 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
3 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Electronics
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Assembly Language
6 2 (25.00%) CCTV
6 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (12.50%) Neural Network
7 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Modbus
7 1 (12.50%) Xbox
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) PlayStation
7 1 (12.50%) Energy Management

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (12.50%) Modbus
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Engineering Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) CCTV
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Neural Network
3 1 (12.50%) PlayStation
3 1 (12.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Android Development
2 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Energy Management
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree