The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 100 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% 0.49% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 2.86% 4.40% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 9
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +9.21%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Firmware
UK

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

System Software Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
175 159 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.45% 11.05% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 133 144 163
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 £23,700 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £39,100 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Firmware
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Wales

Firmware
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Wales

Firmware
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
South Wales +4 3 £45,000 +5.88%
West Wales - 2 £31,750 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Wales region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) C++
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Electronics
4 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) VLAN
5 4 (28.57%) ITSM
5 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 4 (28.57%) Internet
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (28.57%) C
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) IIS
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 3 (21.43%) People Management
6 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
6 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) VLAN
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (35.71%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) IT Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) IT Systems Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) CCTV
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Neural Network
4 1 (7.14%) PlayStation
4 1 (7.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) ITSM
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) People Management
2 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Android Development
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++
5 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) VMware