The table below looks at the statistics for FindBugs skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FindBugs over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FindBugs
Rank 897 854 886
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +32
Permanent jobs citing FindBugs 7 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.038% 0.044% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.49%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.49%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18390 15971 16857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.19% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 13572 14543
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

FindBugs
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FindBugs within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

FindBugs Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FindBugs
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FindBugs within the UK.

FindBugs Salary Trend in the UK

FindBugs
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FindBugs within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
England -45 7 £40,000 -5.88%
London -27 5 £45,000 -
City of London - 3 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -

FindBugs
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing FindBugs 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 FindBugs.

1 23 (95.83%) JUnit
2 22 (91.67%) Java
3 21 (87.50%) Checkstyle
4 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (75.00%) JIRA
5 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (70.83%) Confluence
6 16 (66.67%) Linux
7 13 (54.17%) Oracle
7 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
7 13 (54.17%) Ant
8 12 (50.00%) Jenkins
9 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
9 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
9 11 (45.83%) Selenium
9 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
9 11 (45.83%) VMware
9 11 (45.83%) Subversion
10 10 (41.67%) TDD
10 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
10 10 (41.67%) Build Automation
11 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
11 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
11 9 (37.50%) Quality Management
12 8 (33.33%) JMeter
12 8 (33.33%) Atlassian
12 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
12 8 (33.33%) BDD
12 8 (33.33%) FishEye
12 8 (33.33%) SoapUI

FindBugs
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing FindBugs 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 FindBugs. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (70.83%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (8.33%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) JUnit
2 21 (87.50%) Checkstyle
3 18 (75.00%) JIRA
4 13 (54.17%) Ant
5 12 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
6 11 (45.83%) Selenium
6 11 (45.83%) Subversion
7 8 (33.33%) JMeter
7 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 8 (33.33%) FishEye
7 8 (33.33%) SoapUI
8 6 (25.00%) jMock
8 6 (25.00%) LoadUI
9 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
9 2 (8.33%) Maven
9 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
9 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
9 2 (8.33%) Hudson
9 2 (8.33%) Mockito
General
1 4 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Build Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Build Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Software Build Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) SOAP
2 5 (20.83%) REST
2 5 (20.83%) Middleware
2 5 (20.83%) JMS
3 2 (8.33%) JAX-WS
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) Dojo
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Axis
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Flex
3 2 (8.33%) JSF
3 2 (8.33%) Ajax
3 2 (8.33%) Java EE
3 2 (8.33%) JSTL
3 2 (8.33%) JAXB
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) EJB
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) JSP
3 2 (8.33%) Servlets
3 2 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) Build Automation
5 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Quality Management
6 8 (33.33%) BDD
7 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Validation
11 2 (8.33%) UML
11 2 (8.33%) SOA
11 2 (8.33%) ATDD
12 1 (4.17%) DevOps
12 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) ECMAScript
4 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss