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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 65 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 11 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.18% 3.44% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 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
154 63 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.50% 24.05% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 146 63 58
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 £36,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £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 17 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 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Wiki
3 14 (60.87%) Automation Testing
4 13 (56.52%) Client/Server
5 12 (52.17%) ISEB
5 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
5 12 (52.17%) Functional Testing
6 11 (47.83%) Test Strategy
7 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
8 8 (34.78%) MS Office
9 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Use Case
10 5 (21.74%) Degree
10 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
10 5 (21.74%) SQL
10 5 (21.74%) CRM
10 5 (21.74%) User Stories
11 4 (17.39%) Local Government
11 4 (17.39%) QA
11 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
11 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
12 1 (4.35%) Project Management
12 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
12 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
12 1 (4.35%) XML
12 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
12 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
12 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 8 (34.78%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (17.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Test Leader
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) QA Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) Wiki
2 13 (56.52%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Automation Testing
3 12 (52.17%) Functional Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Test Strategy
5 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
6 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 5 (21.74%) Use Case
7 5 (21.74%) User Stories
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ISEB
1 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft