The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 87 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 40 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.88% 0.19% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.60% 1.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 38 4 0
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -8.23%
JIRA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
274 252 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.85% 11.83% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 246 236 199
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £26,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

JIRA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Birmingham

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 37 (86.05%) Java
2 34 (79.07%) SC Cleared
2 34 (79.07%) Security Cleared
3 33 (76.74%) Windows
4 31 (72.09%) Scrum
5 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (46.51%) SOA
6 20 (46.51%) XML
7 19 (44.19%) Ant
7 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
7 19 (44.19%) MVC
7 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (44.19%) Windows 8
8 18 (41.86%) AngularJS
8 18 (41.86%) Sencha
8 18 (41.86%) Apple iOS
8 18 (41.86%) PhoneGap
8 18 (41.86%) Android
8 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
8 18 (41.86%) jQuery
8 18 (41.86%) HTML5
8 18 (41.86%) Retail
8 18 (41.86%) Ajax
8 18 (41.86%) JSON
8 18 (41.86%) HTML
8 18 (41.86%) CSS
8 18 (41.86%) OOP
9 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
9 17 (39.53%) Mobile App
10 16 (37.21%) Jenkins

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) LiveCycle
2 2 (4.65%) FileNet
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) HTTP
1 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
1 14 (32.56%) SSL
1 14 (32.56%) Firewall
1 14 (32.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Ant
2 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
3 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
3 16 (37.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (9.30%) Selenium
4 4 (9.30%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) Maven
5 3 (6.98%) JUnit
6 2 (4.65%) JMeter
6 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.65%) jMock
6 2 (4.65%) LoadUI
6 2 (4.65%) Hudson
6 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.33%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (41.86%) Retail
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Finance
4 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 17 (39.53%) Mobile Developer
3 16 (37.21%) Applications Developer
4 9 (20.93%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Applications Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Tester
8 2 (4.65%) QA Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (4.65%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) XML
2 18 (41.86%) AngularJS
2 18 (41.86%) PhoneGap
2 18 (41.86%) jQuery
2 18 (41.86%) HTML5
2 18 (41.86%) Ajax
2 18 (41.86%) JSON
2 18 (41.86%) HTML
2 18 (41.86%) CSS
3 16 (37.21%) Silverlight
4 4 (9.30%) SOAP
5 3 (6.98%) Spring
5 3 (6.98%) Web Services
6 2 (4.65%) Middleware
6 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.65%) J2EE
6 2 (4.65%) XSLT
6 2 (4.65%) JMS
6 2 (4.65%) JSF
6 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Mobile App
2 16 (37.21%) Open Source
2 16 (37.21%) N-Tier
2 16 (37.21%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Windows 8
3 18 (41.86%) Apple iOS
3 18 (41.86%) Android
4 16 (37.21%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Scrum
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) SOA
4 19 (44.19%) MVC
4 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (41.86%) OOP
6 17 (39.53%) E-Commerce
7 16 (37.21%) Android Development
7 16 (37.21%) iOS Development
7 16 (37.21%) DevOps
8 14 (32.56%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) TDD
10 3 (6.98%) Content Management
10 3 (6.98%) Test Management
10 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
10 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) Java
2 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 16 (37.21%) ActionScript 3.0
3 16 (37.21%) Objective-C
3 16 (37.21%) ActionScript
4 2 (4.65%) Scala
4 2 (4.65%) Clojure
4 2 (4.65%) Groovy
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 34 (79.07%) SC Cleared
1 34 (79.07%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) Puppet
1 14 (32.56%) Vagrant
1 14 (32.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Sencha
2 16 (37.21%) Appcelerator
3 14 (32.56%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) Adobe
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Twitter
6 1 (2.33%) hybris
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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