The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Firmware 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 91 81 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 6 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.46% 1.49% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 5.48% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 2
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +64.06%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Firmware
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
288 347 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.05% 27.19% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 242 314 269
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 Miscellaneous 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Firmware Salary Histogram 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 29 August 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 -10 5 £37,500 -28.57% 1
South Wales +2 1 £25,059 -51.10% 1
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (80.00%) Electronics
2 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) DTV
4 2 (20.00%) RFID

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (20.00%) RFID
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) RIP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
General
1 8 (80.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Software Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Storage Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) DTV
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCSP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCIP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCDA
1 1 (10.00%) CCDP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
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