The table below looks at the statistics for Firebug skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firebug
Rank 899 874 817
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -57
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 16 58 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.050% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.086% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 57 56
Average salary £34,580 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.13% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £31,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -

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
18697 19020 16239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 16.24% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15715 16012 13819
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Firebug
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firebug within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015 within the UK.

Firebug Salary Histogram in the UK

Firebug
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firebug within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 -6 16 £34,580 -35.66% 3
London -3 12 £39,000 -29.09% 1
City of London +38 6 £36,750 -36.08%
West Yorkshire - 3 £26,250 -
Yorkshire - 3 £26,250 -
Halifax - 2 £27,500 -
Leeds - 1 £25,000 -
Manchester - 1 £22,500 -
North West - 1 £22,500 -

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 63 (80.77%) HTML
2 58 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (67.95%) CSS
4 51 (65.38%) SQL
5 47 (60.26%) JavaScript
5 47 (60.26%) Selenium
6 39 (50.00%) Java
7 32 (41.03%) C#
7 32 (41.03%) Subversion
8 30 (38.46%) QA
8 30 (38.46%) XML
8 30 (38.46%) Test Automation
9 29 (37.18%) Fiddler
10 27 (34.62%) Automated Testing
10 27 (34.62%) Web Services
10 27 (34.62%) Git (software)
11 26 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 23 (29.49%) Test Management
12 23 (29.49%) Test Scripting
12 23 (29.49%) WebDriver
13 21 (26.92%) BDD
13 21 (26.92%) Ajax
14 20 (25.64%) TDD
14 20 (25.64%) Linux
14 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (24.36%) Cucumber
15 19 (24.36%) Ruby
16 18 (23.08%) JSON
16 18 (23.08%) Eclipse
17 17 (21.79%) MVC

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 7 (8.97%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) Node.js
3 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.13%) Drupal
5 3 (3.85%) JBoss
5 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.56%) CMS
7 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) Confluence
7 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) GitHub
2 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) HTTP
1 5 (6.41%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.56%) Intranet
3 2 (2.56%) Extranet
3 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.28%) WebEx
4 1 (1.28%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) VoIP
4 1 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (3.85%) DB2
3 3 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.56%) Redis
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (60.26%) Selenium
2 32 (41.03%) Subversion
3 29 (37.18%) Fiddler
4 27 (34.62%) Git (software)
5 26 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 23 (29.49%) WebDriver
7 19 (24.36%) Cucumber
8 18 (23.08%) Eclipse
9 14 (17.95%) IntelliJ
9 14 (17.95%) HP UFT
9 14 (17.95%) Maven
9 14 (17.95%) TestNG
10 11 (14.10%) JIRA
10 11 (14.10%) RSpec
11 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
12 8 (10.26%) SpecFlow
13 7 (8.97%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (8.97%) Hudson
14 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Analyst
2 31 (39.74%) Test Analyst
3 18 (23.08%) Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 13 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) QA Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Tester
6 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Lead Test Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Lead Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (80.77%) HTML
2 53 (67.95%) CSS
3 30 (38.46%) XML
4 27 (34.62%) Web Services
5 21 (26.92%) Ajax
6 18 (23.08%) JSON
7 16 (20.51%) jQuery
8 15 (19.23%) .NET
9 13 (16.67%) RESTful
10 12 (15.38%) HTML5
10 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 12 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 11 (14.10%) CSS3
11 11 (14.10%) Gherkin
11 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.97%) XHTML
12 7 (8.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (8.97%) Sass
13 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
13 6 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.85%) W3C
5 2 (2.56%) Handset
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.56%) Social Network
5 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.28%) Wiki
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Linux
2 9 (11.54%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) AIX
3 3 (3.85%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.56%) UNIX
4 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 27 (34.62%) Automated Testing
4 23 (29.49%) Test Management
4 23 (29.49%) Test Scripting
5 21 (26.92%) BDD
6 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (25.64%) TDD
7 17 (21.79%) MVC
8 16 (20.51%) E-Commerce
9 15 (19.23%) OOP
9 15 (19.23%) Manual Testing
10 13 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 13 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 13 (16.67%) B2C
11 12 (15.38%) OO
12 11 (14.10%) Compatibility Testing
13 9 (11.54%) Security Testing
13 9 (11.54%) Web Development
13 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (65.38%) SQL
2 47 (60.26%) JavaScript
3 39 (50.00%) Java
4 32 (41.03%) C#
5 19 (24.36%) Ruby
6 9 (11.54%) PHP
7 7 (8.97%) Perl
8 5 (6.41%) VB
9 4 (5.13%) C++
9 4 (5.13%) VBScript
10 3 (3.85%) AWK
10 3 (3.85%) XPath
11 1 (1.28%) Scala
11 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) ISEB
2 12 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 11 (14.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (38.46%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Google
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco
3 3 (3.85%) IBM
3 3 (3.85%) Sun
4 2 (2.56%) Adobe
4 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.56%) Facebook
5 1 (1.28%) Twitter
5 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
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