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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank - 247 258
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.015% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.10% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £42,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +80.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
1292 999 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.49% 14.63% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 884 1078
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 22 September 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) DOM
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center