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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 96 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.085% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 1.42% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
191 141 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.32% 11.82% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 174 119 134
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 1 £35,000 -
Firmware
Wales

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Resilience Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Server Building
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 2 (28.57%) Degree

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Firmware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firmware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 1 (14.29%) PPTP
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) SNMP
1 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Resilience Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Server Building
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) SAP