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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firmware
Rank 103 98 82
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 5 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.36% 0.46% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 3.60% 3.64% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 17
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
139 165 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.00% 12.67% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 128 153 136
Average salary £37,250 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.87% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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 - 3 £40,000 - 2
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) C
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) Mac OS
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Electronics
5 5 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) SAP
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Dell
6 4 (26.67%) SAP Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Solaris
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
6 4 (26.67%) NetApp
6 4 (26.67%) Veritas
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Clustering
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Asset Management

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) RFID
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) PPTP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (26.67%) Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Games
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (6.67%) DTV
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) UNIX
4 6 (40.00%) Mac OS
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Android
6 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (26.67%) Resilience Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Server Building
3 3 (20.00%) People Management
3 3 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Security
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
5 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SAP Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Dell
2 4 (26.67%) NetApp
2 4 (26.67%) Veritas
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Motorola
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Centric Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum And Great Company Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago