The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 97 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.60% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 4.91% 4.91% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
163 163 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.13% 11.82% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 144 137 143
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,912 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firmware across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2016.

Firmware Salary Histogram in Wales

Firmware
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
South Wales +4 6 £53,750 +19.44% 1
North Wales - 1 £42,500 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) C
3 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 6 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 6 (66.67%) Android
3 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (55.56%) Android Development
4 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Electronics
7 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 1 (11.11%) Marketing
8 1 (11.11%) Physics
8 1 (11.11%) Games
8 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
8 1 (11.11%) .NET
8 1 (11.11%) Unix
8 1 (11.11%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) UML
8 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
8 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) Modbus
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Engineering Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Games Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Android
1 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Android Development
2 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Energy Management
5 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 5 (55.56%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
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