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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firmware
Rank 88 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.78% 0.74% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 6.02% 6.33% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
166 158 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.88% 11.75% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 137 134 146
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £49,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -3 5 £60,000 +33.33% 4
North Wales - 2 £42,500 -
Mid Wales - 2 £47,500 - 1
West Wales - 1 £28,500 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (81.82%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) C++
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) C
4 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
4 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Electronics
5 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (45.45%) Android
5 5 (45.45%) Android Development
5 5 (45.45%) iOS Development
5 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
8 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (18.18%) Physics
9 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (9.09%) Firewall
9 1 (9.09%) ITSM
9 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
9 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (9.09%) Internet
9 1 (9.09%) Project Management
9 1 (9.09%) UML
9 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange

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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Modbus
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (45.45%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Engineering Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (18.18%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
1 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Android Development
2 5 (45.45%) iOS Development
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Energy Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) C
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded C++
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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