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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 84 90 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 11 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.88% 0.89% 0.089%
As % of the System Software category 6.63% 8.28% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 1
Average salary £39,000 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.90% +20.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
166 145 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.23% 10.73% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 156 133 139
Average salary £33,000 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.19% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £22,800 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 1 October 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 -3 9 £40,000 -21.95% 1
South Wales - 1 £38,000 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (76.92%) Electronics
2 9 (69.23%) C
3 8 (61.54%) Embedded C
3 8 (61.54%) Ethernet
3 8 (61.54%) Device Driver
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) DTV
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Server

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) RIP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPLS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) OSPF
2 1 (7.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) GCC
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (76.92%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Firmware Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Device Driver
2 2 (15.38%) DTV
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
1 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) Data Management
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
2 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) People Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Business Development
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C
2 8 (61.54%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCSP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCIP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCDA
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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