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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 112 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 18 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.89% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.28% 1.12% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -40.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
194 179 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.60% 9.81% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 181 144 175
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 57 (80.28%) Java
1 57 (80.28%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (74.65%) SC Cleared
2 53 (74.65%) Security Cleared
3 48 (67.61%) Windows
4 43 (60.56%) Scrum
5 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
5 40 (56.34%) MVC
6 39 (54.93%) HTML
6 39 (54.93%) CSS
6 39 (54.93%) HTML5
7 38 (53.52%) Ant
7 38 (53.52%) XML
7 38 (53.52%) SOA
8 37 (52.11%) OOP
8 37 (52.11%) JSON
8 37 (52.11%) jQuery
8 37 (52.11%) Git (software)
8 37 (52.11%) PhoneGap
8 37 (52.11%) AngularJS
9 36 (50.70%) Mentoring
10 32 (45.07%) Windows 8
11 31 (43.66%) Ajax
11 31 (43.66%) Android
11 31 (43.66%) Sencha
11 31 (43.66%) Apple iOS
11 31 (43.66%) User Experience
12 27 (38.03%) Mobile App
13 26 (36.62%) ActionScript
13 26 (36.62%) E-Commerce

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (8.45%) WebLogic
1 6 (8.45%) JBoss
1 6 (8.45%) MQSeries
1 6 (8.45%) WebSphere
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.41%) FileNet
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) LDAP
1 16 (22.54%) HTTP
1 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
1 16 (22.54%) SSL
1 16 (22.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (53.52%) Ant
2 37 (52.11%) Git (software)
3 26 (36.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 17 (23.94%) Jenkins
5 14 (19.72%) Selenium
6 7 (9.86%) JUnit
6 7 (9.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (8.45%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (7.04%) Subversion
9 2 (2.82%) Maven
9 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.41%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (1.41%) Hudson
General
1 26 (36.62%) Retail
2 9 (12.68%) Banking
3 8 (11.27%) Finance
4 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Developer
2 27 (38.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 27 (38.03%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (36.62%) Applications Developer
4 18 (25.35%) Senior Developer
5 15 (21.13%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 15 (21.13%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (14.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (12.68%) Tester
8 8 (11.27%) Software Tester
9 7 (9.86%) QA Tester
10 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
11 5 (7.04%) Technical Architect
11 5 (7.04%) Architect
12 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
12 3 (4.23%) Test Manager
13 2 (2.82%) Analyst
13 2 (2.82%) QA Manager
13 2 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
13 2 (2.82%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.93%) CSS
1 39 (54.93%) HTML
1 39 (54.93%) HTML5
2 38 (53.52%) XML
3 37 (52.11%) JSON
3 37 (52.11%) PhoneGap
3 37 (52.11%) AngularJS
3 37 (52.11%) jQuery
4 31 (43.66%) Ajax
5 26 (36.62%) Silverlight
6 8 (11.27%) CSS3
7 6 (8.45%) Apache Camel
8 4 (5.63%) Spring
9 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.82%) JPA
10 2 (2.82%) Java EE
10 2 (2.82%) Spring MVC
10 2 (2.82%) Struts
10 2 (2.82%) Web Services
11 1 (1.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (43.66%) User Experience
2 27 (38.03%) Mobile App
3 26 (36.62%) N-Tier
3 26 (36.62%) Blackberry
4 17 (23.94%) Open Source
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Pocket PC
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (67.61%) Windows
2 32 (45.07%) Windows 8
3 31 (43.66%) Android
3 31 (43.66%) Apple iOS
4 16 (22.54%) Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (80.28%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (60.56%) Scrum
3 40 (56.34%) MVC
4 38 (53.52%) SOA
5 37 (52.11%) OOP
6 36 (50.70%) Mentoring
7 26 (36.62%) Android Development
7 26 (36.62%) iOS Development
7 26 (36.62%) E-Commerce
8 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (23.94%) DevOps
10 16 (22.54%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
12 7 (9.86%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
13 6 (8.45%) UML
14 5 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
15 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (4.23%) Quality Management
15 3 (4.23%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (80.28%) Java
2 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
3 26 (36.62%) ActionScript
3 26 (36.62%) Objective-C
3 26 (36.62%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (2.82%) SQL
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) C++
5 1 (1.41%) Groovy
5 1 (1.41%) Scala
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.41%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 53 (74.65%) SC Cleared
1 53 (74.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) Puppet
1 16 (22.54%) Vagrant
1 16 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Sencha
2 26 (36.62%) Appcelerator
3 16 (22.54%) VMware
4 7 (9.86%) Oracle
5 6 (8.45%) Talend
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.82%) Sybase
7 2 (2.82%) hybris
8 1 (1.41%) Twitter
8 1 (1.41%) IBM
8 1 (1.41%) Adobe
8 1 (1.41%) ATG