The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 80 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.59% 0.39% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.62% 1.68% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £28,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
229 238 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.56% 23.15% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 164 212 219
Average salary £33,500 £38,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.41% +3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Firmware
Wales

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 Miscellaneous 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 6 - -
Firmware
Wales

Firmware
Top 23 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) Electronics
2 6 (75.00%) RFID
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Mac OS
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (75.00%) Build Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) RFID
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (87.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Development Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Software Development Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Software Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Software Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (75.00%) Build Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA