The first table below looks at the demand for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 72 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 10 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.06% 3.38% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.58% 13.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Development Applications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
152 68 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 31.28% 25.56% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 144 68 62
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
JIRA
Bedfordshire

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JIRA across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

JIRA
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA across the Bedford region.

JIRA Salary Trend in Bedford

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing JIRA 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 JIRA.

1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Wiki
3 12 (57.14%) Automation Testing
4 11 (52.38%) Client/Server
5 10 (47.62%) ISEB
5 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
5 10 (47.62%) Functional Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
7 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) MS Office
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) CRM
9 5 (23.81%) Degree
9 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) Use Case
9 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
9 5 (23.81%) User Stories
10 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Local Government
10 4 (19.05%) QA
11 1 (4.76%) Project Management
11 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
11 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
11 1 (4.76%) XML
11 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing JIRA 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 JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (19.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Test Leader
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) QA Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Wiki
2 11 (52.38%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Functional Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) CRM
6 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Use Case
6 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 5 (23.81%) User Stories
7 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) ISEB
1 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft