The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 29 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.44% 1.77% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.77% 5.71% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £27,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Firmware
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
52 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.00% 30.97% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 42
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Firmware
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Wakefield

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Ext JS
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) MyBatis
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Ext JS
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) MyBatis
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago