Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firmware
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 102 97
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 10 9 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 0.64% 0.62% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 3.68% 4.71% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 14
Median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11% +24.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £44,100 £55,125
Wales median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11% +20.00%

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 272 191 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.40% 13.19% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 252 177 215
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 4 April 2020.

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 4 April 2020. 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
Neath Port Talbot - 6 £32,500 - 1
Cardiff -10 3 £31,500 -25.88% 3
Torfaen - 1 £50,000 - 1
Firmware
Wales

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) User Experience
2 6 (60.00%) SAP
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Node.js
3 5 (50.00%) Welsh Language
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics
5 2 (20.00%) Handset
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (20.00%) iPad
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Mitel
5 2 (20.00%) Document Management
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device 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 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) Modbus
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (50.00%) Welsh Language
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Firmware Developer
2 5 (50.00%) IoT Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Handset
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) Python
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) Becrypt
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee
3 2 (20.00%) Mitel
3 2 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy