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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 94 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.49% 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 4.03% 4.05% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
149 148 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.18% 15.55% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 126 130 60
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £42,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 1 April 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 -9 4 - -
Caerphilly - 2 £45,000 - 1
Firmware
Wales

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) RFID
3 4 (50.00%) Electronics
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) Web 2.0
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (50.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) RFID
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (25.00%) ADSL
2 2 (25.00%) ISDN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) SNMP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Software Development Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Web 2.0
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Dell
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Brocade
2 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Posted: 8 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago