The table below looks at the statistics for Firebird skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firebird over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firebird
Rank 890 903 880
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firebird 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.027% 0.019% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 1
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33682 35940 33727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.35% 30.87% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 28524 30307 29084
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £69,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firebird
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firebird within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Firebird Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firebird
Salary Trend

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

Firebird Salary Trend in the UK

Firebird
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firebird within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
England +24 9 £41,250 -8.33%
South East - 7 £40,000 -
Brighton - 7 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
Norwich +11 1 - -
Norfolk +11 1 - -
East of England -4 1 - -
London - 1 £44,000 -

Firebird
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Firebird 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 Firebird.

1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 26 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 26 (78.79%) Web Services
3 23 (69.70%) .NET
4 19 (57.58%) Visual Studio
5 18 (54.55%) C#
5 18 (54.55%) JSON
5 18 (54.55%) MongoDB
6 16 (48.48%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (48.48%) CSS3
6 16 (48.48%) KnockoutJS
6 16 (48.48%) ReSharper
6 16 (48.48%) RESTful
6 16 (48.48%) HTML5
6 16 (48.48%) HTML
6 16 (48.48%) CSS
7 15 (45.45%) C
8 14 (42.42%) Degree
9 12 (36.36%) TeamCity
9 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 12 (36.36%) Ajax
9 12 (36.36%) Python
9 12 (36.36%) Sass
10 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 10 (30.30%) C++
11 10 (30.30%) Perl
11 10 (30.30%) PHP
11 10 (30.30%) Linux
11 10 (30.30%) XML
11 10 (30.30%) Shell Script

Firebird
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Firebird 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 Firebird. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (24.24%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.18%) MySQL
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Visual Studio
2 16 (48.48%) ReSharper
3 12 (36.36%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) Software Developer
3 16 (48.48%) C# Developer
3 16 (48.48%) C# Software Developer
4 12 (36.36%) Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Junior Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Junior
5 5 (15.15%) Applications Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Junior C# Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Junior Software Developer
6 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Programmer
7 2 (6.06%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) Web Services
2 23 (69.70%) .NET
3 18 (54.55%) JSON
4 16 (48.48%) HTML
4 16 (48.48%) RESTful
4 16 (48.48%) CSS
4 16 (48.48%) CSS3
4 16 (48.48%) KnockoutJS
4 16 (48.48%) HTML5
4 16 (48.48%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (36.36%) Sass
5 12 (36.36%) Ajax
6 10 (30.30%) XML
7 9 (27.27%) SOAP
8 8 (24.24%) Ext JS
9 2 (6.06%) WCF
9 2 (6.06%) WPF
9 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.06%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) Network Management
3 7 (21.21%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.06%) MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 1 (3.03%) Web Development
5 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) BDD
5 1 (3.03%) UML
5 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 26 (78.79%) JavaScript
3 18 (54.55%) C#
4 15 (45.45%) C
5 12 (36.36%) Python
6 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
6 10 (30.30%) C++
6 10 (30.30%) Perl
6 10 (30.30%) PHP
7 5 (15.15%) Delphi
7 5 (15.15%) VB
8 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Embarcadero
2 5 (15.15%) Borland