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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank 444 413 422
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 6 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.027% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.56% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 24
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3449 2876 3308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.24% 13.23% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 2488 2919
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 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
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 August 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
Surrey 0 1 - -
Berkshire -8 1 - -
Kent -9 1 - -
Hampshire -10 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £32,500 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Firebug
England

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Selenium
1 8 (80.00%) Fiddler
2 6 (60.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Hudson
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
1 8 (80.00%) Fiddler
2 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (50.00%) Hudson
2 5 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (20.00%) Sublime Text
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (50.00%) BDD
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Zend