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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firebug
Rank 873 862 803
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -59
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 20 45 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.039% 0.066%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 43
Average salary £34,500 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £42,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-57.00% +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
19029 18484 16179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 16.11% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16180 15306 13781
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Firebug Salary Histogram in the UK

Firebug
Top 11 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 28 August 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 -20 20 £34,500 -34.28% 1
London -6 13 £45,000 -18.18% 1
City of London +29 5 £52,500 +23.52%
South East +14 5 £21,500 -33.84%
East Sussex - 5 £21,500 -
Brighton - 5 £21,500 -
Halifax - 1 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Manchester - 1 £22,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
North West - 1 £22,500 -

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (86.67%) HTML
2 46 (76.67%) CSS
3 39 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (55.00%) SQL
6 28 (46.67%) Selenium
7 27 (45.00%) Fiddler
8 26 (43.33%) QA
9 22 (36.67%) Java
10 21 (35.00%) C#
11 18 (30.00%) Automated Testing
12 17 (28.33%) Subversion
12 17 (28.33%) Test Scripting
12 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
13 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 15 (25.00%) XML
14 14 (23.33%) Web Services
14 14 (23.33%) Linux
14 14 (23.33%) MVC
14 14 (23.33%) Test Management
15 13 (21.67%) Performance Testing
16 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
16 12 (20.00%) Ajax
16 12 (20.00%) Software Testing
16 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
16 12 (20.00%) .NET
16 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (18.33%) Ruby
17 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.67%) Drupal
3 3 (5.00%) Node.js
3 3 (5.00%) JBoss
3 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.33%) CMS
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) GitHub
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Joyent
3 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Internet
2 4 (6.67%) HTTP
3 3 (5.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.33%) Intranet
4 2 (3.33%) Extranet
4 2 (3.33%) VPN
4 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) FTP
5 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.00%) DB2
5 2 (3.33%) Redis
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (46.67%) Selenium
2 27 (45.00%) Fiddler
3 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
3 17 (28.33%) Subversion
4 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (16.67%) JIRA
6 9 (15.00%) WebDriver
7 8 (13.33%) Cucumber
8 7 (11.67%) RSpec
9 6 (10.00%) Maven
9 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
10 5 (8.33%) IntelliJ
10 5 (8.33%) HP UFT
10 5 (8.33%) TestNG
11 4 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
12 3 (5.00%) JMeter
13 2 (3.33%) JSUnit
13 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
1 7 (11.67%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
2 20 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Developer
4 9 (15.00%) QA Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Tester
7 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (86.67%) HTML
2 46 (76.67%) CSS
3 15 (25.00%) XML
4 14 (23.33%) Web Services
5 12 (20.00%) Ajax
5 12 (20.00%) .NET
5 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (16.67%) jQuery
8 9 (15.00%) JSON
9 7 (11.67%) RESTful
9 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.67%) Gherkin
10 6 (10.00%) HTML5
11 5 (8.33%) CSS3
12 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (6.67%) J2EE
12 4 (6.67%) XHTML
12 4 (6.67%) Sass
13 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.00%) W3C
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Social Network
5 1 (1.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) AIX
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
4 2 (3.33%) Android
4 2 (3.33%) UNIX
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 17 (28.33%) Test Scripting
4 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 14 (23.33%) Test Management
5 14 (23.33%) MVC
6 13 (21.67%) Performance Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (16.67%) OOP
9 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.67%) BDD
10 9 (15.00%) TDD
10 9 (15.00%) B2C
10 9 (15.00%) Project Management
10 9 (15.00%) Security Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Analytics
12 7 (11.67%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (11.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (55.00%) SQL
3 22 (36.67%) Java
4 21 (35.00%) C#
5 11 (18.33%) Ruby
6 9 (15.00%) PHP
7 5 (8.33%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) AWK
9 2 (3.33%) XPath
10 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.67%) C++
10 1 (1.67%) VB
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) ISEB
2 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (43.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) IBM
2 3 (5.00%) Sun
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Google
3 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.67%) Facebook
4 1 (1.67%) Twitter
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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