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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firebug
Rank 425 446 431
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 16 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.030% 0.058%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.20% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 13
Average salary £44,000 £21,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+109.52% -72.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £28,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+36.28% -29.37%
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
3564 3471 3050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.83% 14.93% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2995 2949 2615
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 6 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 6 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 - 12 £46,000 -
Kent +10 2 £30,000 +42.85%
Middlesex +15 1 £55,000 +69.23%
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -
Firebug
England

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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 (83.33%) Selenium
2 24 (80.00%) Java
3 22 (73.33%) HTML
3 22 (73.33%) Eclipse
4 18 (60.00%) WebDriver
5 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
5 17 (56.67%) XML
5 17 (56.67%) SQL
5 17 (56.67%) Subversion
5 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 16 (53.33%) C#
7 15 (50.00%) IntelliJ
7 15 (50.00%) Maven
7 15 (50.00%) TestNG
7 15 (50.00%) Test Management
8 12 (40.00%) CSS
8 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
9 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
9 11 (36.67%) Automated Testing
10 10 (33.33%) Finance
10 10 (33.33%) Web Services
10 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (30.00%) ISEB
11 9 (30.00%) ISTQB
11 9 (30.00%) HTML5
11 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
12 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (26.67%) CSS3

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (16.67%) Node.js
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Drupal
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (83.33%) Selenium
2 22 (73.33%) Eclipse
3 18 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 17 (56.67%) Subversion
5 16 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (50.00%) IntelliJ
6 15 (50.00%) Maven
6 15 (50.00%) TestNG
7 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (20.00%) SpecFlow
9 5 (16.67%) Hudson
9 5 (16.67%) Jtest
10 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (6.67%) Gradle
12 2 (6.67%) JIRA
12 2 (6.67%) Fiddler
12 2 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
1 14 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Automation Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.67%) UX Designer
7 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) XML
3 12 (40.00%) CSS
4 10 (33.33%) Web Services
5 9 (30.00%) HTML5
6 8 (26.67%) CSS3
7 7 (23.33%) Ajax
8 5 (16.67%) JSON
8 5 (16.67%) Dojo
8 5 (16.67%) REST
8 5 (16.67%) RESTful
9 4 (13.33%) jQuery
9 4 (13.33%) Google Maps API
9 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.67%) .NET
10 2 (6.67%) J2EE
10 2 (6.67%) Silverlight
11 1 (3.33%) JSP
11 1 (3.33%) Servlets
11 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Open Source
1 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) W3C
3 2 (6.67%) Handset
4 1 (3.33%) Social Network
4 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) AIX
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
2 15 (50.00%) Test Management
3 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
3 11 (36.67%) Automated Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 4 (13.33%) SEO
8 3 (10.00%) RDF
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Web Development
10 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) C#
4 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.00%) VBScript
5 6 (20.00%) VB
6 5 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (10.00%) XPath
8 1 (3.33%) AWK
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) ISEB
1 9 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco
1 4 (13.33%) Google
1 4 (13.33%) Facebook
1 4 (13.33%) Twitter
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Sun
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle