The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firebug
Rank 429 437 433
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 9 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.022% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.14% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 12
Average salary £48,000 £21,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+128.57% -53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.66% -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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3407 3467 3012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 15.19% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 2952 2587
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Firebug
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Firebug Salary Trend in the South East

Firebug
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firebug across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Firebug Salary Histogram in the South East

Firebug
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firebug within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
East Sussex - 7 £48,000 -
Kent +7 1 £30,000 +42.85%
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -
Firebug
England

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 25 (92.59%) Selenium
2 24 (88.89%) Java
3 22 (81.48%) Eclipse
4 19 (70.37%) HTML
5 18 (66.67%) WebDriver
6 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
6 17 (62.96%) Subversion
6 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (62.96%) XML
6 17 (62.96%) SQL
7 16 (59.26%) C#
7 16 (59.26%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (55.56%) IntelliJ
8 15 (55.56%) Maven
8 15 (55.56%) Test Management
8 15 (55.56%) TestNG
9 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
10 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
10 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
11 10 (37.04%) Web Services
11 10 (37.04%) Finance
11 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
12 9 (33.33%) CSS
12 9 (33.33%) ISEB
12 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
12 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
13 8 (29.63%) Windows
13 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (25.93%) TDD
14 7 (25.93%) Ajax

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (18.52%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Drupal
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (92.59%) Selenium
2 22 (81.48%) Eclipse
3 18 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 17 (62.96%) Subversion
5 16 (59.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (55.56%) IntelliJ
6 15 (55.56%) Maven
6 15 (55.56%) TestNG
7 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
8 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
8 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
9 5 (18.52%) Hudson
9 5 (18.52%) Jtest
10 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
11 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (7.41%) JIRA
12 2 (7.41%) Fiddler
12 2 (7.41%) Gradle
12 2 (7.41%) JUnit
12 2 (7.41%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
1 14 (51.85%) Test Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Automation Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 17 (62.96%) XML
3 10 (37.04%) Web Services
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) Ajax
6 6 (22.22%) HTML5
7 5 (18.52%) REST
7 5 (18.52%) CSS3
7 5 (18.52%) RESTful
7 5 (18.52%) JSON
7 5 (18.52%) Dojo
8 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.41%) J2EE
10 1 (3.70%) JSP
10 1 (3.70%) Servlets
10 1 (3.70%) SOAP
10 1 (3.70%) .NET
10 1 (3.70%) Google Maps API
10 1 (3.70%) jQuery
10 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
1 5 (18.52%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Handset
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) W3C
3 1 (3.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Test Management
3 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
3 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (25.93%) TDD
6 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) RDF
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
9 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.70%) MVC
9 1 (3.70%) SEO
9 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Analytics
9 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 16 (59.26%) C#
4 6 (22.22%) VBScript
4 6 (22.22%) VB
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) XPath
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISEB
1 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) Facebook
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) Google