Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Firebug skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firebug over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firebug
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1170 1195 1244
Rank change year-on-year +25 +49 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firebug 41 27 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.014% 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.076% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 39 12 68
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +36.36% -42.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £49,875 £56,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,500 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -8.62% +5.45% -27.63%

Firebug is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36585 35519 38505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.31% 18.77% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29772 30638 32579
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Firebug
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Firebug as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Firebug in the UK

Firebug
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Firebug in the UK

Firebug
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firebug over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firebug in the UK

Firebug
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firebug within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 40 £40,000 -3.03% 3
London +33 39 £40,000 -11.11%
UK excluding London +35 1 £26,500 -8.62% 3
South East - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for Firebug.

1 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (80.49%) HTML
2 33 (80.49%) CSS
2 33 (80.49%) SOAP
2 33 (80.49%) Drupal
3 32 (78.05%) REST
3 32 (78.05%) JavaScript
4 31 (75.61%) Code Optimisation
5 30 (73.17%) AngularJS
6 29 (70.73%) CSS3
7 28 (68.29%) XML
7 28 (68.29%) Grunt
8 27 (65.85%) gulp
8 27 (65.85%) Front End Development
8 27 (65.85%) Sass
8 27 (65.85%) Node.js
9 26 (63.41%) Bower
9 26 (63.41%) npm
10 25 (60.98%) Express
11 21 (51.22%) Retail
12 12 (29.27%) Web Development
13 11 (26.83%) TDD
14 8 (19.51%) PHP
15 7 (17.07%) Linux
15 7 (17.07%) Finance
15 7 (17.07%) Symfony
15 7 (17.07%) PHPUnit
16 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
16 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
16 6 (14.63%) MySQL

Firebug
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 33 (80.49%) Drupal
2 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) Kentico
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 26 (63.41%) npm
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (68.29%) Grunt
2 27 (65.85%) gulp
3 26 (63.41%) Bower
4 7 (17.07%) PHPUnit
5 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
6 4 (9.76%) Selenium
7 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
7 3 (7.32%) JIRA
7 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.88%) Fiddler
8 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.88%) JUnit
8 2 (4.88%) RSpec
8 2 (4.88%) Subversion
8 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.44%) JMeter
9 1 (2.44%) PostCSS
9 1 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (2.44%) TestNG
9 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (51.22%) Retail
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (41.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (14.63%) Digital Transformation
4 6 (14.63%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Junior
5 4 (9.76%) Junior Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Junior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Developer in Test
7 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.44%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (80.49%) CSS
1 33 (80.49%) HTML
1 33 (80.49%) SOAP
2 32 (78.05%) REST
3 30 (73.17%) AngularJS
4 29 (70.73%) CSS3
5 28 (68.29%) XML
6 27 (65.85%) Node.js
6 27 (65.85%) Sass
7 25 (60.98%) Express
8 7 (17.07%) Symfony
9 4 (9.76%) LESS
10 3 (7.32%) .NET
10 3 (7.32%) HTML5
10 3 (7.32%) jQuery
10 3 (7.32%) JSON
11 2 (4.88%) Ajax
11 2 (4.88%) React
11 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (75.61%) Code Optimisation
3 27 (65.85%) Front End Development
4 12 (29.27%) Web Development
5 11 (26.83%) TDD
6 4 (9.76%) OO
6 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) BDD
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.88%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (4.88%) Microservices
8 2 (4.88%) MVC
8 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
8 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) SOA
9 1 (2.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.51%) PHP
3 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.76%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Salt
3 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) DoubleClick
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) HP
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore