The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank - - 247
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £23,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Firebug
England

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1286 979 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.29% 14.29% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 865 1016
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Mobile
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Web Accessibility
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (80.00%) Hudson
1 4 (80.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) DOM

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) DOM
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Mobile
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Management
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Web Accessibility
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center