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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebug
Rank 866 798 829
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +31
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 38 63 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.060% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 39
Average salary £51,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%

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
18390 15971 16857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.19% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 13572 14543
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Firebug Salary Histogram in the UK

Firebug
Top 18 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 18 September 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
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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 -68 38 £51,250 +41.37% 6
London -21 27 £52,500 +75.00% 5
South East -21 6 £32,500 - 1
East of England -29 4 £46,250 +23.33%
Cambridge -7 2 £46,250 +15.62%
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £46,250 +15.62%
City of London +3 1 £42,500 - 1
Kent +1 1 - -
Essex -4 1 - -
Berkshire -7 1 - - 1
Surrey -14 1 - -
East Midlands -14 1 - -
Hampshire -18 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £32,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 83 (79.81%) CSS
2 80 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 76 (73.08%) HTML
4 53 (50.96%) Java
4 53 (50.96%) Ruby
5 48 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 46 (44.23%) MySQL
7 41 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (39.42%) Fiddler
8 40 (38.46%) SQL
9 39 (37.50%) Linux
10 36 (34.62%) jQuery
11 35 (33.65%) Node.js
12 33 (31.73%) Web Services
13 31 (29.81%) Selenium
14 28 (26.92%) Apache
15 27 (25.96%) Oracle
16 26 (25.00%) Tomcat
16 26 (25.00%) Solaris
16 26 (25.00%) QA
16 26 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
16 26 (25.00%) HTML5
16 26 (25.00%) Redis
16 26 (25.00%) Joyent
16 26 (25.00%) IaaS
16 26 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
17 25 (24.04%) Firewall
18 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (22.12%) BDD
20 22 (21.15%) TDD

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 35 (33.65%) Node.js
2 28 (26.92%) Apache
3 26 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 26 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (10.58%) CMS
5 8 (7.69%) WordPress
6 2 (1.92%) IIS
6 2 (1.92%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (25.00%) Joyent
1 26 (25.00%) IaaS
2 13 (12.50%) SaaS
3 5 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.04%) Firewall
2 12 (11.54%) Internet
3 5 (4.81%) HTTP
4 4 (3.85%) FTP
5 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.92%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (44.23%) MySQL
2 26 (25.00%) Redis
3 19 (18.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 41 (39.42%) Fiddler
3 31 (29.81%) Selenium
4 21 (20.19%) Subversion
5 19 (18.27%) WebDriver
6 17 (16.35%) TeamCity
7 16 (15.38%) Hudson
8 15 (14.42%) SpecFlow
9 12 (11.54%) Cucumber
9 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
10 10 (9.62%) Jasmine
11 8 (7.69%) JIRA
12 7 (6.73%) Grunt
12 7 (6.73%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (4.81%) QUnit
13 5 (4.81%) PhantomJS
14 4 (3.85%) RSpec
15 3 (2.88%) FishEye
15 3 (2.88%) Redmine
16 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.62%) Retail
2 6 (5.77%) Advertising
2 6 (5.77%) Marketing
3 2 (1.92%) Finance
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (38.46%) Developer
2 34 (32.69%) Analyst
3 26 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 25 (24.04%) Support Analyst
5 23 (22.12%) Applications Support Analyst
6 21 (20.19%) Tester
7 15 (14.42%) Web Support Analyst
7 15 (14.42%) Automation Tester
7 15 (14.42%) Web Analyst
8 11 (10.58%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (9.62%) Senior Support Analyst
9 10 (9.62%) Web Developer
10 9 (8.65%) Support Engineer
10 9 (8.65%) Test Analyst
10 9 (8.65%) Senior Support Engineer
11 8 (7.69%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (4.81%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (79.81%) CSS
2 76 (73.08%) HTML
3 36 (34.62%) jQuery
4 33 (31.73%) Web Services
5 26 (25.00%) HTML5
6 20 (19.23%) XML
7 19 (18.27%) JSON
8 18 (17.31%) ActiveMQ
8 18 (17.31%) Ajax
9 17 (16.35%) CSS3
10 15 (14.42%) AngularJS
11 13 (12.50%) Backbone.js
12 8 (7.69%) RESTful
12 8 (7.69%) LESS
13 7 (6.73%) Ember.js
13 7 (6.73%) DOM
14 6 (5.77%) XHTML
14 6 (5.77%) REST
15 5 (4.81%) Sass
15 5 (4.81%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Open Source
2 14 (13.46%) User Experience
3 9 (8.65%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.96%) New Media
9 1 (0.96%) NHS
9 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.50%) Linux
2 26 (25.00%) Solaris
3 13 (12.50%) Windows
4 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.88%) Android
5 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (22.12%) BDD
4 22 (21.15%) TDD
5 19 (18.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (14.42%) Test Strategy
7 13 (12.50%) Scrum
8 12 (11.54%) Web Development
9 11 (10.58%) Compatibility Testing
10 9 (8.65%) Rapid Prototyping
10 9 (8.65%) OO
10 9 (8.65%) Content Management
11 8 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.73%) User Stories
13 6 (5.77%) SEO
14 5 (4.81%) Integration Testing
14 5 (4.81%) Kanban
14 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.81%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 53 (50.96%) Java
2 53 (50.96%) Ruby
3 40 (38.46%) SQL
4 18 (17.31%) C#
4 18 (17.31%) PHP
5 15 (14.42%) Perl
6 5 (4.81%) Python
7 2 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (0.96%) PHP5
8 1 (0.96%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.96%) XPath
8 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.96%) VB
8 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) ISEB
2 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.96%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) Puppet
2 7 (6.73%) Nagios
3 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (25.96%) Oracle
2 8 (7.69%) JBoss
3 6 (5.77%) Adobe
4 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.92%) Telerik
5 2 (1.92%) Twitter
6 1 (0.96%) Facebook
6 1 (0.96%) Zend
6 1 (0.96%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.96%) Google
6 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
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