The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Firebug skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firebug over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firebug
England / North West
Rank 251 236 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 -  
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.049% 0.035% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £22,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £25,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +18.00% -40.47%  

Firebug is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1273 1211 1126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 20.71% 21.31% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1057 990
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Firebug
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Firebug as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Firebug in the North West

Firebug
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firebug in the North West.

Salary trend for Firebug in the North West

Firebug
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firebug within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 3 £22,000 -
Firebug
England

Firebug
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Firebug also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Firebug.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) iPad
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) VSAM
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Toad

Firebug
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) The Grinder
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle