The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank 813 818 852
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +34
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 52 45 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.045% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 19
Average salary £38,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.94% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+10.94% -0.72%
Firebug
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16629 15518 16494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.06% 15.43% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14140 13032 14628
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firebug across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in England

Firebug
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firebug across the England region.

Firebug Salary Trend in England

Firebug
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firebug across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Firebug Salary Histogram in England

Firebug
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firebug within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
London -7 21 £46,250 +35.03%
North West -7 13 £38,000 +10.94%
South East -15 9 £45,000 +23.28%
Yorkshire -15 4 £30,000 +33.33%
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £22,500 -
Firebug
UK

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Firebug 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 Firebug.

1 56 (63.64%) CSS
2 55 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 54 (61.36%) HTML
4 48 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 47 (53.41%) SQL Server
6 43 (48.86%) C#
7 42 (47.73%) QA
8 41 (46.59%) Fiddler
9 40 (45.45%) Java
9 40 (45.45%) Ruby
10 37 (42.05%) Selenium
11 36 (40.91%) TDD
12 34 (38.64%) WebDriver
13 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (36.36%) BDD
15 31 (35.23%) SQL
15 31 (35.23%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (31.82%) Perl
16 28 (31.82%) TeamCity
16 28 (31.82%) Hudson
16 28 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (31.82%) Test Strategy
16 28 (31.82%) SpecFlow
17 22 (25.00%) .NET
17 22 (25.00%) jQuery
18 21 (23.86%) MVC
19 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
20 18 (20.45%) HTML5
21 16 (18.18%) Advertising
21 16 (18.18%) CSS3

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Firebug 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 Firebug. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (15.91%) IIS
2 13 (14.77%) CMS
3 11 (12.50%) Node.js
4 10 (11.36%) Apache
5 9 (10.23%) Tomcat
5 9 (10.23%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (9.09%) WordPress
7 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
8 6 (6.82%) JBoss
9 1 (1.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (10.23%) Joyent
1 9 (10.23%) IaaS
2 3 (3.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) Firewall
2 6 (6.82%) HTTP
3 2 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (53.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.05%) MySQL
3 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (10.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 41 (46.59%) Fiddler
3 37 (42.05%) Selenium
4 34 (38.64%) WebDriver
5 28 (31.82%) TeamCity
5 28 (31.82%) Hudson
5 28 (31.82%) SpecFlow
6 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
7 13 (14.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.68%) Subversion
8 5 (5.68%) JIRA
9 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.27%) RSpec
10 2 (2.27%) JUnit
10 2 (2.27%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.27%) Grunt
10 2 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.14%) Sublime Text
11 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (18.18%) Advertising
2 14 (15.91%) Retail
3 11 (12.50%) Law
4 4 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Online Betting
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Finance
5 2 (2.27%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (36.36%) Developer
2 29 (32.95%) Tester
3 27 (30.68%) Automation Tester
4 22 (25.00%) Analyst
5 13 (14.77%) Test Analyst
5 13 (14.77%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 9 (10.23%) Support Analyst
7 9 (10.23%) Applications Support
7 9 (10.23%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (10.23%) Lead Tester
8 6 (6.82%) Automation Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Administrator
8 6 (6.82%) Web Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Web Support Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Web Administrator
8 6 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (63.64%) CSS
2 54 (61.36%) HTML
3 22 (25.00%) .NET
3 22 (25.00%) jQuery
4 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 18 (20.45%) HTML5
6 16 (18.18%) CSS3
7 13 (14.77%) Web Services
7 13 (14.77%) XML
7 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (13.64%) WCF
9 11 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 8 (9.09%) Backbone.js
11 7 (7.95%) Ember.js
11 7 (7.95%) Google Maps API
11 7 (7.95%) JSON
11 7 (7.95%) XHTML
12 6 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (5.68%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) User Experience
2 12 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (9.09%) W3C
5 6 (6.82%) N-Tier
5 6 (6.82%) Open Source
6 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.14%) RIA
8 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.14%) NHS
8 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Linux
2 9 (10.23%) Solaris
3 3 (3.41%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) TDD
2 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.36%) BDD
4 31 (35.23%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (31.82%) Test Strategy
6 21 (23.86%) MVC
7 14 (15.91%) Mentoring
8 11 (12.50%) CRUD
8 11 (12.50%) Line Management
8 11 (12.50%) B2B
9 10 (11.36%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.23%) Compatibility Testing
10 9 (10.23%) SEO
11 8 (9.09%) Analytics
12 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.82%) Validation
14 5 (5.68%) Test Scripting
15 3 (3.41%) Security Testing
15 3 (3.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 43 (48.86%) C#
3 40 (45.45%) Java
3 40 (45.45%) Ruby
4 31 (35.23%) SQL
5 28 (31.82%) Perl
6 5 (5.68%) PHP
7 2 (2.27%) Scala
8 1 (1.14%) R
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) Python
8 1 (1.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) ISEB
1 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.41%) Degree
1 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (47.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Nagios
2 6 (6.82%) Puppet
3 4 (4.55%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (10.23%) Google
1 9 (10.23%) Twitter
2 8 (9.09%) Facebook
3 1 (1.14%) Zend
3 1 (1.14%) Sony
3 1 (1.14%) Telerik