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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 90 100 129
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +29
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 42 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.17% 1.36% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.05% 6.86% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 6
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £51,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
JIRA
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
380 350 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.62% 19.90% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 344 303 299
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

JIRA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Cheshire

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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

JIRA Salary Histogram in Cheshire

JIRA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 14 £37,500 - 1
Chester +10 12 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Warrington - 4 - -
Wilmslow - 3 £40,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 2 - -
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 63 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.13%) SQL
3 35 (40.23%) HTML
3 35 (40.23%) JavaScript
4 34 (39.08%) .NET
5 31 (35.63%) Java
6 29 (33.33%) Web Services
6 29 (33.33%) Selenium
7 28 (32.18%) Git (software)
7 28 (32.18%) Spring
8 27 (31.03%) C#
8 27 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (29.89%) Oracle
9 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
9 26 (29.89%) ASP.NET
9 26 (29.89%) CSS
10 25 (28.74%) MVC
10 25 (28.74%) .NET Framework
11 24 (27.59%) jQuery
12 21 (24.14%) Cucumber
13 20 (22.99%) JDBC
13 20 (22.99%) JUnit
14 19 (21.84%) XML
14 19 (21.84%) J2EE
14 19 (21.84%) Scrum
15 18 (20.69%) Finance
15 18 (20.69%) MySQL
16 17 (19.54%) E-Commerce
16 17 (19.54%) Spring MVC
16 17 (19.54%) Manual Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 10 (11.49%) IIS
4 10 (11.49%) Confluence
5 8 (9.20%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (6.90%) Commerce Server
6 6 (6.90%) CMS
6 6 (6.90%) WordPress
6 6 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (6.90%) Drupal
6 6 (6.90%) concrete5
7 3 (3.45%) Umbraco
7 3 (3.45%) Apache
8 2 (2.30%) JBoss
8 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.30%) Mule
8 2 (2.30%) NServiceBus
8 2 (2.30%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.15%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Office
2 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.45%) MS Project
4 1 (1.15%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) HTTP
2 8 (9.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.69%) MySQL
3 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.20%) Informix
3 8 (9.20%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (33.33%) Selenium
2 28 (32.18%) Git (software)
3 27 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (24.14%) Cucumber
5 20 (22.99%) JUnit
6 15 (17.24%) Subversion
7 14 (16.09%) Eclipse
8 12 (13.79%) Jenkins
9 10 (11.49%) Ant
10 9 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (10.34%) Mockito
11 8 (9.20%) Jasmine
11 8 (9.20%) Introscope
11 8 (9.20%) Visual Studio
11 8 (9.20%) FitNesse
12 5 (5.75%) Maven
12 5 (5.75%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (3.45%) PHPUnit
13 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
13 3 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 18 (20.69%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Billing
5 2 (2.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (64.37%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) Java Developer
3 16 (18.39%) .NET Developer
4 15 (17.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Analyst
5 12 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Tester
6 11 (12.64%) Test Analyst
7 10 (11.49%) J2EE Developer
7 10 (11.49%) Software Tester
7 10 (11.49%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (10.34%) QA Tester
9 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (9.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (9.20%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (9.20%) Senior Developer
9 8 (9.20%) C# Developer
9 8 (9.20%) Web Developer
9 8 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.90%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) HTML
2 34 (39.08%) .NET
3 29 (33.33%) Web Services
4 28 (32.18%) Spring
5 26 (29.89%) ASP.NET
5 26 (29.89%) CSS
6 25 (28.74%) .NET Framework
7 24 (27.59%) jQuery
8 20 (22.99%) JDBC
9 19 (21.84%) J2EE
9 19 (21.84%) XML
10 17 (19.54%) Spring MVC
11 15 (17.24%) JSP
12 14 (16.09%) SOAP
12 14 (16.09%) Hibernate
12 14 (16.09%) AngularJS
13 13 (14.94%) RESTful
14 12 (13.79%) JPA
14 12 (13.79%) Struts
15 11 (12.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Open Source
2 8 (9.20%) N-Tier
3 7 (8.05%) User Experience
3 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.90%) FMCG
5 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.30%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Android
2 6 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.60%) UNIX
4 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) MVC
3 19 (21.84%) Scrum
4 17 (19.54%) E-Commerce
4 17 (19.54%) Manual Testing
5 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (14.94%) Test Automation
7 12 (13.79%) Regression Testing
8 11 (12.64%) TDD
9 10 (11.49%) SOA
10 9 (10.34%) Project Management
10 9 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 9 (10.34%) Integration Testing
10 9 (10.34%) System Testing
10 9 (10.34%) Test Scripting
11 8 (9.20%) V-Model
11 8 (9.20%) BDD
11 8 (9.20%) Performance Testing
11 8 (9.20%) Stress Testing
11 8 (9.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.13%) SQL
2 35 (40.23%) JavaScript
3 31 (35.63%) Java
4 27 (31.03%) C#
5 15 (17.24%) PHP
6 12 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 10 (11.49%) PHP5
8 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.30%) RPG
9 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.15%) VB
10 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) ISEB
1 16 (18.39%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.15%) PMP
3 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Oracle
2 14 (16.09%) IBM
2 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.49%) Perforce
4 8 (9.20%) Compuware
4 8 (9.20%) HP
4 8 (9.20%) Atlassian
5 7 (8.05%) ATG
6 6 (6.90%) Sitecore
7 4 (4.60%) VMware
8 3 (3.45%) Zend
9 2 (2.30%) EPiServer
9 2 (2.30%) DevExpress
9 2 (2.30%) Telerik
9 2 (2.30%) Planview
9 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.30%) BT
10 1 (1.15%) hybris
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Northwich
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago