The first table below looks at the demand for Firebug skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 16 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 of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank 252 255 246
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.069% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.092% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £40,500 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1172 1082 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.15% 14.41% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 928 1019
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £43,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Firebug
England

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Firebug
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Firebug Salary Trend in the North West

Firebug
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firebug across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Firebug Salary Histogram in the North West

Firebug
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firebug within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 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
Lancashire - 3 £40,500 -
Manchester -1 1 £40,500 +28.57% 1
Cheshire - 1 £24,000 -
Firebug
England

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Android
2 9 (81.82%) Apple iOS
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) WCF
5 4 (36.36%) WPF
5 4 (36.36%) DNN
5 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
5 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Web Accessibility
5 4 (36.36%) Moq
5 4 (36.36%) Android Development

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (36.36%) DNN
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
2 4 (36.36%) Moq
2 4 (36.36%) Hudson
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) NUnit
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Xcode
3 1 (9.09%) Robotium
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Test Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
3 4 (36.36%) WPF
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) DOM
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Series 60
4 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
4 1 (9.09%) iPhone SDK
4 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Android
1 9 (81.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (36.36%) Android Development
3 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
3 4 (36.36%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Xamarin
2 1 (9.09%) Symbian