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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 53 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.75% 1.72% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.44% 7.35% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 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 £30,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £58,600 £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
82 68 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.60% 23.37% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 72 66 58
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Wiki
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (70.00%) Client/Server
2 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) Zephyr
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Local Government
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Use Case
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 1 (10.00%) Test Management
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Selenium
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (30.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Wiki
2 7 (70.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft