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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firebug
Rank 839 842 833
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 44 65 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.055% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 41
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.66% -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
17579 18991 16001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.45% 16.17% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14696 15964 13615
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Firebug Salary Histogram in the UK

Firebug
Top 25 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 22 May 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
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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 +12 42 £41,250 +10.00% 2
London +19 17 £45,000 -16.27% 2
Yorkshire +18 11 £27,500 +34.14%
South East +8 9 £48,000 +128.57%
North Yorkshire +22 8 £27,500 +34.14%
York +15 8 £27,500 +34.14%
East Sussex - 7 £48,000 -
Brighton - 7 £48,000 -
City of London +36 4 £36,750 -38.75% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £27,000 -
East of England +9 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £27,500 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Barton-upon-Humber - 2 £27,500 -
Leeds - 2 £27,000 -
Kent +7 1 £30,000 +42.85%
North East -2 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Cramlington - 1 - -

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 82 (75.93%) HTML
2 79 (73.15%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (66.67%) CSS
3 72 (66.67%) Selenium
4 70 (64.81%) SQL
5 67 (62.04%) JavaScript
6 57 (52.78%) Java
7 49 (45.37%) QA
8 47 (43.52%) XML
8 47 (43.52%) Subversion
9 42 (38.89%) Web Services
10 41 (37.96%) Git (software)
10 41 (37.96%) Test Automation
11 40 (37.04%) WebDriver
12 39 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (35.19%) TDD
14 37 (34.26%) C#
14 37 (34.26%) Fiddler
14 37 (34.26%) BDD
15 36 (33.33%) Jenkins
16 35 (32.41%) JSON
17 34 (31.48%) Automated Testing
18 32 (29.63%) Ajax
18 32 (29.63%) Test Scripting
19 31 (28.70%) Cucumber
19 31 (28.70%) Ruby
20 30 (27.78%) Test Management
21 28 (25.93%) Linux
21 28 (25.93%) Eclipse
22 23 (21.30%) RESTful

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (11.11%) Node.js
2 10 (9.26%) Apache
3 9 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.63%) Confluence
5 3 (2.78%) Drupal
5 3 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.78%) JBoss
5 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.85%) IIS
7 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) HTTP
2 5 (4.63%) WebEx
3 3 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (3.70%) MySQL
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.78%) DB2
5 2 (1.85%) Redis
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 72 (66.67%) Selenium
2 47 (43.52%) Subversion
3 41 (37.96%) Git (software)
4 40 (37.04%) WebDriver
5 37 (34.26%) Fiddler
6 36 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 31 (28.70%) Cucumber
8 28 (25.93%) Eclipse
9 21 (19.44%) Maven
10 19 (17.59%) JIRA
10 19 (17.59%) Hudson
11 18 (16.67%) RSpec
12 16 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
13 15 (13.89%) SpecFlow
13 15 (13.89%) TestNG
13 15 (13.89%) IntelliJ
14 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
15 11 (10.19%) Jtest
16 9 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (7.41%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Retail
3 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.56%) Games
3 6 (5.56%) Online Betting
4 4 (3.70%) Advertising
5 2 (1.85%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) Analyst
2 40 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 25 (23.15%) Developer
4 22 (20.37%) QA Engineer
5 16 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
5 16 (14.81%) Automation Analyst
6 12 (11.11%) Tester
7 8 (7.41%) QA Automation Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Lead Tester
9 6 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Lead Test Analyst
11 4 (3.70%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.78%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (75.93%) HTML
2 72 (66.67%) CSS
3 47 (43.52%) XML
4 42 (38.89%) Web Services
5 35 (32.41%) JSON
6 32 (29.63%) Ajax
7 23 (21.30%) RESTful
8 22 (20.37%) HTML5
8 22 (20.37%) jQuery
9 21 (19.44%) CSS3
10 18 (16.67%) Gherkin
11 17 (15.74%) .NET
12 14 (12.96%) AngularJS
13 11 (10.19%) DOM
13 11 (10.19%) REST
13 11 (10.19%) Dojo
14 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
15 9 (8.33%) J2EE
16 8 (7.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.74%) Mobile App
3 13 (12.04%) Open Source
4 8 (7.41%) Social Network
4 8 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.41%) User Experience
4 8 (7.41%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.56%) W3C
6 5 (4.63%) Wiki
7 2 (1.85%) Handset
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.93%) Linux
2 10 (9.26%) Windows
3 6 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.56%) Android
4 3 (2.78%) AIX
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) UNIX
6 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (73.15%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.96%) Test Automation
3 39 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (35.19%) TDD
5 37 (34.26%) BDD
6 34 (31.48%) Automated Testing
7 32 (29.63%) Test Scripting
8 30 (27.78%) Test Management
9 22 (20.37%) E-Commerce
10 20 (18.52%) Compatibility Testing
10 20 (18.52%) B2C
11 19 (17.59%) MVC
12 18 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (15.74%) Manual Testing
14 16 (14.81%) OOP
15 14 (12.96%) OO
16 12 (11.11%) Security Testing
16 12 (11.11%) Performance Testing
17 11 (10.19%) Software Testing
18 10 (9.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (64.81%) SQL
2 67 (62.04%) JavaScript
3 57 (52.78%) Java
4 37 (34.26%) C#
5 31 (28.70%) Ruby
6 12 (11.11%) Perl
7 11 (10.19%) C++
8 8 (7.41%) PHP
9 6 (5.56%) VBScript
9 6 (5.56%) VB
9 6 (5.56%) Scala
10 3 (2.78%) AWK
10 3 (2.78%) XPath
11 2 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) ISEB
2 19 (17.59%) ISTQB
3 18 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (45.37%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.41%) Cisco
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) Google
3 5 (4.63%) Adobe
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle
5 3 (2.78%) Facebook
5 3 (2.78%) Sun
5 3 (2.78%) IBM
6 2 (1.85%) Sony
6 2 (1.85%) Twitter
6 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
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