Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Firmware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firmware over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 72 108
Rank change year-on-year -23 +36 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 15 2 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 1.29% 0.30% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 5.54% 1.43% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 10
10th Percentile " £35,125 £30,875
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,313 £31,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £43,438 £42,500
90th Percentile £74,500 £44,375 £44,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -

Firmware is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 271 140 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 23.26% 21.34% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 218 126 252
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,238 £25,525
25th Percentile £34,500 £35,125 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +0.65%
75th Percentile £50,750 £56,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,875 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +3.33%

Firmware
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Firmware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Firmware in South Wales

Firmware
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firmware in South Wales.

Salary trend for Firmware in South Wales

Firmware
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firmware in South Wales over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Firmware in South Wales

Firmware
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 9 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 8 £42,500 - 3
Bridgend - 7 - -
Firmware
Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT jobs citing Firmware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Firmware.

1 10 (66.67%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) Dell
2 7 (46.67%) EMC
2 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 7 (46.67%) Hitachi
2 7 (46.67%) NetApp
2 7 (46.67%) Veritas
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (46.67%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Apple
4 3 (20.00%) Remedy
4 3 (20.00%) McAfee
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (20.00%) Law
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management

Firmware
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Organisational Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Backup Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Storage and Backup Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Storage Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Software Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Design Thinking
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Line Management
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) BitLocker
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) Dell
2 7 (46.67%) EMC
2 7 (46.67%) Hitachi
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 7 (46.67%) NetApp
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Veritas
3 3 (20.00%) Apple
3 3 (20.00%) Becrypt
3 3 (20.00%) McAfee
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 3 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.67%) Cadence