The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 86 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.67% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 5.71% 3.55% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,937 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -2.65%
Firmware
Wales

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

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
140 141 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.76% 13.96% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 116 127 78
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,800 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Firmware
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Firmware Salary Trend in South Wales

Firmware
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
Cardiff +5 4 - -
Caerphilly - 4 £45,000 -
Firmware
Wales

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Dell
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Clustering
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) Web 2.0
4 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Veritas
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) RFID
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Electronics
4 4 (40.00%) SAP Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (40.00%) Embedded C++
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) CSS

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) RFID
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) IPsec
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (20.00%) ADSL
2 2 (20.00%) ISDN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Development Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Software Development Manager
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) Web 2.0
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (40.00%) Build Automation
1 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Resilience Testing
1 4 (40.00%) People Management
1 4 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded C++
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Dell
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Veritas
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Nokia
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade