The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 57 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.91% 0.53% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.48% 2.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
JIRA
South Wales

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

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
89 104 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.15% 18.21% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 77 99 30
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,589 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

JIRA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Cardiff

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 32 (76.19%) Mentoring
2 23 (54.76%) VirtualBox
2 23 (54.76%) T-Plan
3 22 (52.38%) Test Strategy
3 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (52.38%) Test Scripting
4 21 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 19 (45.24%) Scrum
6 17 (40.48%) Java
6 17 (40.48%) Web Services
7 16 (38.10%) TDD
8 15 (35.71%) Maven
8 15 (35.71%) XML
8 15 (35.71%) SOA
8 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
9 14 (33.33%) Subversion
9 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (33.33%) Hudson
9 14 (33.33%) Groovy
10 13 (30.95%) Open Source
10 13 (30.95%) Confluence
10 13 (30.95%) SOAP
10 13 (30.95%) RUP
10 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
11 12 (28.57%) DSDM
11 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
11 12 (28.57%) Scala
11 12 (28.57%) MongoDB
11 12 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 13 (30.95%) Confluence
2 11 (26.19%) FileNet
3 10 (23.81%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) SSL
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 12 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Maven
1 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 14 (33.33%) Hudson
2 14 (33.33%) Subversion
3 6 (14.29%) Selenium
4 5 (11.90%) JBehave
4 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
4 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
5 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.14%) Calabash
6 3 (7.14%) Robotium
7 2 (4.76%) eggPlant
7 2 (4.76%) Gerrit
7 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.76%) Ant
7 2 (4.76%) JUnit
7 2 (4.76%) Bugzilla
7 2 (4.76%) CruiseControl
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (9.52%) Welsh Language
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 15 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (35.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 12 (28.57%) Test Engineer
5 9 (21.43%) Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
6 8 (19.05%) Consultant
6 8 (19.05%) Programmer
6 8 (19.05%) Java Consultant
6 8 (19.05%) Java Programmer
6 8 (19.05%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Web Services
2 15 (35.71%) XML
3 13 (30.95%) SOAP
4 12 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (28.57%) Spring
5 11 (26.19%) XSLT
6 10 (23.81%) Hibernate
6 10 (23.81%) JSF
6 10 (23.81%) J2EE
7 4 (9.52%) HTML
7 4 (9.52%) JSON
8 3 (7.14%) REST
9 2 (4.76%) Spring Integration
9 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.76%) Apache Camel
9 2 (4.76%) GWT
10 1 (2.38%) HTML5
10 1 (2.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Open Source
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) Android
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Mentoring
2 22 (52.38%) Test Strategy
2 22 (52.38%) Test Scripting
2 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 19 (45.24%) Scrum
5 16 (38.10%) TDD
6 15 (35.71%) SOA
7 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (30.95%) RUP
9 12 (28.57%) DSDM
9 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 12 (28.57%) Release Management
9 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 12 (28.57%) DevOps
10 11 (26.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (26.19%) Pair Programming
10 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
10 11 (26.19%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (26.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) Groovy
3 12 (28.57%) Scala
3 12 (28.57%) Clojure
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) XQuery
6 2 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) ISEB
2 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) T-Plan
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) Twitter
4 10 (23.81%) Adobe
4 10 (23.81%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 3 (7.14%) HP