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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firmware
Rank 97 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firmware 4 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 1.36% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 4.84% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 5
Average salary £43,750 £52,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +64.06%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
323 351 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.16% 28.17% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 256 321 236
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firmware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 25 July 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 -12 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South Wales -12 1 £25,059 -47.24%
Firmware
UK

Firmware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (72.73%) Electronics
2 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) RFID
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Mac OS
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 5 (45.45%) Build Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Data Management
4 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) DTV
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
7 1 (9.09%) Device Driver

Firmware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) RFID
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPLS
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) RIP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
General
1 8 (72.73%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Development Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Software Development Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Software Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Software Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Storage Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) DTV
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) OO
1 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
1 5 (45.45%) Build Automation
1 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
2 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCSP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCIP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCDA
1 1 (9.09%) CCDP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
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