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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebird
Rank 893 869 885
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firebird 8 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.001% 0.013%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.022% 0.003% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 12
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £30,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.42%

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
36226 33693 36282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 31.42% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30604 29098 31928
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firebird over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 within the UK.

Firebird Salary Histogram in the UK

Firebird
Top 7 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 21 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
England -17 8 £45,000 +50.00%
East of England - 8 £45,000 -
Saffron Walden - 6 £45,000 -
Essex - 6 £45,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £22,500 -

Firebird
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Electronics
3 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) Delphi
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) JSP
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Swing
6 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Firebird
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Robot
General
1 6 (66.67%) Electronics
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Swing
2 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
2 1 (11.11%) Smart GWT
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Delphi
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Embarcadero
1 1 (11.11%) Borland