The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 92 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.66% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.71% 2.41% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +7.81%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
295 290 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.40% 23.22% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 219 247 242
Average salary £33,000 £36,400 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.34% -1.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
Firmware
UK

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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 6 - -
North Wales - 2 £45,000 -
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (70.00%) OO
1 7 (70.00%) Electronics
2 6 (60.00%) RFID
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Mac OS
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (10.00%) WPF

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) RFID
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (70.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Development Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Test Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Software Development Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Software Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Software Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) NetApp