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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 55 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.70% 1.06% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.38% 4.84% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £34,500 £34,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% -15.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £34,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £66,800 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
84 62 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.47% 21.91% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 74 60 60
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £32,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 1 August 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Wiki
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) Zephyr
3 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
4 4 (50.00%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) Local Government
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (25.00%) Use Case
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (12.50%) Test Management
7 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Wiki
2 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft