The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firebug
Rank 906 936 951
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 6 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.036% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.034% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 30 20
Median salary £27,250 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £21,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £53,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £19,500 £26,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -35.40%

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
17891 19318 18390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 17.71% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15490 16481 15160
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Firebug as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Firebug Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firebug
Salary Trend

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

Firebug Salary Trend in the UK

Firebug
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firebug over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Firebug Salary Histogram in the UK

Firebug
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firebug within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 6 £27,250 -0.90% 7
North West - 4 - - 1
Manchester - 4 - -
Leeds +39 1 £19,500 -18.75%
London +32 1 £35,000 -22.22% 5
West Yorkshire +27 1 £19,500 -18.75%
Yorkshire +25 1 £19,500 -29.09%

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Firebug also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Firebug.

1 16 (94.12%) Fiddler
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) QA
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
5 7 (41.18%) HTML5
5 7 (41.18%) HTTP
6 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Ajax
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Selenium
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) Unix
7 5 (29.41%) XHTML
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) Firewall
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
8 4 (23.53%) Banking
8 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
8 4 (23.53%) Validation
8 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
8 4 (23.53%) JCL

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) HTTP
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) FTP
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
1 4 (23.53%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Fiddler
2 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) JMeter
3 4 (23.53%) The Grinder
3 4 (23.53%) Toad
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.76%) Grunt
5 2 (11.76%) gulp
5 2 (11.76%) RSpec
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
6 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.88%) Capybara
6 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) QA Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Ruby Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Junior
7 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) HTML5
2 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) Ajax
3 5 (29.41%) XHTML
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) SOAP
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) DOM
6 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
6 2 (11.76%) Mustache
6 2 (11.76%) Node.js
6 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) Sass
6 2 (11.76%) Smarty
6 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
2 4 (23.53%) VSAM
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
4 2 (11.76%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Social Network
5 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) OOP
4 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
4 4 (23.53%) Stress Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile First
6 2 (11.76%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) COBOL
3 4 (23.53%) JCL
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) ECMAScript
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) WAI
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Cognizant
3 2 (11.76%) DoubleClick
3 2 (11.76%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.88%) Dynatrace
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