The table below looks at the statistics for Firmware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firmware over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 91 104 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.62% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 6.11% 1.69% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Firmware
UK

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

System Software Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
131 178 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.20% 14.00% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 117 155 94
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Firmware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Firmware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Firmware
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Firmware Salary Trend in Wales

Firmware
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firmware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(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
North Wales -1 3 £40,000 -23.80% 2
South Wales +5 2 £35,000 - 2
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 14 (77.78%) Electronics
2 13 (72.22%) C
3 12 (66.67%) Embedded C
4 9 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 9 (50.00%) Device Driver
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
8 3 (16.67%) Dell
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) RFID
8 3 (16.67%) Ruby
8 3 (16.67%) Ajax
8 3 (16.67%) Web 2.0
8 3 (16.67%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) RFID
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) IPsec
3 2 (11.11%) VLAN
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.11%) ADSL
3 2 (11.11%) ISDN
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) OSPF
3 2 (11.11%) BGP
3 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) GCC
General
1 14 (77.78%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) Ajax
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Web 2.0
4 1 (5.56%) DTV
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 3 (16.67%) People Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Business Development
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C
2 12 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Dell
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) Brocade
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum includes Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 21 days ago
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