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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 99 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.66% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 6.25% 1.25% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £36,250 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £36,000 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.42%
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
144 160 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.63% 15.36% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 119 141 65
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015. 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
South Wales -15 2 £35,000 -2.77% 7
North Wales - 2 £41,250 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) C
1 13 (76.47%) Electronics
2 12 (70.59%) Embedded C
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
4 7 (41.18%) Device Driver
5 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) C++
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) Perl
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++
6 5 (29.41%) RFID
6 5 (29.41%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) Mac OS
6 5 (29.41%) Web 2.0
6 5 (29.41%) Ruby
6 5 (29.41%) Ajax
6 5 (29.41%) Build Automation
6 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
6 5 (29.41%) People Management
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Dell
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
2 5 (29.41%) RFID
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) SNMP
4 2 (11.76%) ADSL
4 2 (11.76%) ISDN
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
4 2 (11.76%) IGRP
4 2 (11.76%) PPTP
4 2 (11.76%) OSPF
4 2 (11.76%) BGP
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) IPsec
4 2 (11.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) GCC
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (76.47%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Firmware Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Development Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Development Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Software Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Device Driver
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (29.41%) Web 2.0
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) Build Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
2 5 (29.41%) People Management
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Business Development
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C
2 12 (70.59%) Embedded C
3 6 (35.29%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++
4 5 (29.41%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
1 3 (17.65%) Dell
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Nokia
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) Brocade
3 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) HP
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago