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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 93 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.28% 0.38% 0.094%
As % of the System Software category 2.36% 3.52% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
127 142 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.04% 10.86% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 118 133 133
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +10.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (50.00%) People Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) CCTV
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Xbox
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

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 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) CCTV
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Neural Network
3 1 (16.67%) PlayStation
3 1 (16.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) People Management
1 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco