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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firebug
Rank 919 880 912
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +32
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 29 62 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.058% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 48 15
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.58% -3.75%

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
18129 17280 16952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 16.21% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15580 14656 13906
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Firebug Salary Histogram in the UK

Firebug
Top 15 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 9 February 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
(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 -5 29 £35,000 -12.50% 5
London -8 17 £45,000 -
South East +2 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
North West +23 3 - - 1
West Sussex -1 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Manchester - 3 - -
East Sussex +9 2 £27,500 -28.57% 1
Brighton +2 2 £27,500 -28.57% 1
Redditch - 2 £19,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £19,500 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £19,500 - 2
Yorkshire +12 1 - -
North Yorkshire +5 1 - -
York +3 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 72 (82.76%) HTML
2 69 (79.31%) CSS
3 66 (75.86%) JavaScript
4 52 (59.77%) SQL
5 51 (58.62%) Java
6 43 (49.43%) Selenium
7 35 (40.23%) Git (software)
8 33 (37.93%) Test Scripting
9 32 (36.78%) Security Testing
10 31 (35.63%) Automated Testing
10 31 (35.63%) C#
11 29 (33.33%) Software Testing
12 23 (26.44%) Linux
12 23 (26.44%) Apache
13 22 (25.29%) Tomcat
13 22 (25.29%) Web Services
13 22 (25.29%) .NET
13 22 (25.29%) Solaris
13 22 (25.29%) Performance Testing
13 22 (25.29%) JIRA
14 21 (24.14%) Ruby
14 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (24.14%) Node.js
14 21 (24.14%) IaaS
15 20 (22.99%) Puppet
15 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (22.99%) Firewall
15 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
16 19 (21.84%) Functional Testing
17 18 (20.69%) Test Management

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 23 (26.44%) Apache
2 22 (25.29%) Tomcat
3 21 (24.14%) Node.js
4 17 (19.54%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.30%) IIS
6 1 (1.15%) CMS
6 1 (1.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Office
2 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (24.14%) IaaS
2 17 (19.54%) Joyent
3 4 (4.60%) SaaS
4 2 (2.30%) GitHub
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.99%) Firewall
2 16 (18.39%) DNS
3 5 (5.75%) Internet
4 2 (2.30%) HTTP
4 2 (2.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) MySQL
2 17 (19.54%) Redis
3 4 (4.60%) Big Data
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 43 (49.43%) Selenium
2 35 (40.23%) Git (software)
3 22 (25.29%) JIRA
4 14 (16.09%) Fiddler
5 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
5 13 (14.94%) Visual Studio
6 12 (13.79%) JUnit
6 12 (13.79%) WebDriver
7 11 (12.64%) Eclipse
7 11 (12.64%) Gradle
8 7 (8.05%) Bugzilla
9 5 (5.75%) MSTest
10 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.30%) Subversion
12 1 (1.15%) JMeter
12 1 (1.15%) Maven
12 1 (1.15%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.34%) Marketing
2 6 (6.90%) Advertising
2 6 (6.90%) Publishing
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (63.22%) Analyst
2 35 (40.23%) Test Analyst
3 25 (28.74%) Web Analyst
4 22 (25.29%) Applications Support
5 18 (20.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 18 (20.69%) Support Analyst
6 13 (14.94%) Web Support Analyst
7 12 (13.79%) Web Applications Analyst
7 12 (13.79%) Web Applications Support
7 12 (13.79%) Web Test Analyst
8 11 (12.64%) Tester
8 11 (12.64%) Web Tester
9 10 (11.49%) Automated Tester
9 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce Tester
9 10 (11.49%) Regression Tester
9 10 (11.49%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (8.05%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 6 (6.90%) Developer
11 6 (6.90%) Junior
12 5 (5.75%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (82.76%) HTML
2 69 (79.31%) CSS
3 22 (25.29%) .NET
3 22 (25.29%) Web Services
4 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
5 17 (19.54%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (16.09%) Ajax
7 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (8.05%) jQuery
8 7 (8.05%) XML
9 6 (6.90%) JSON
10 5 (5.75%) HTML5
11 4 (4.60%) XHTML
12 3 (3.45%) DOM
13 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
13 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (2.30%) CSS3
13 2 (2.30%) DHTML
13 2 (2.30%) Entity Framework
13 2 (2.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) N-Tier
2 13 (14.94%) W3C
3 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.75%) User Experience
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.45%) EPoS
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.15%) Fintech
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Linux
2 22 (25.29%) Solaris
3 4 (4.60%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) Android
4 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Test Scripting
2 32 (36.78%) Security Testing
3 31 (35.63%) Automated Testing
4 29 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 22 (25.29%) Performance Testing
6 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (21.84%) Functional Testing
8 18 (20.69%) Manual Testing
8 18 (20.69%) Test Management
9 13 (14.94%) MVC
10 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
10 11 (12.64%) Regression Testing
11 7 (8.05%) Analytics
12 6 (6.90%) Open Source
13 5 (5.75%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (5.75%) Web Analytics
14 4 (4.60%) Compatibility Testing
14 4 (4.60%) CRM
14 4 (4.60%) Project Management
14 4 (4.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 52 (59.77%) SQL
3 51 (58.62%) Java
4 31 (35.63%) C#
5 21 (24.14%) Ruby
6 2 (2.30%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.30%) PHP
6 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.15%) C++
7 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) ISEB
1 17 (19.54%) ISTQB
1 17 (19.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (5.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 20 (22.99%) Puppet
2 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Oracle
2 6 (6.90%) Akamai
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe
4 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.15%) Google
4 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.15%) Telerik
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