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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 70 102 135
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +33
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 46 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.59% 0.87% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.14% 5.24% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
350 267 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.74% 16.66% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 317 238 303
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Chester +21 16 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Macclesfield - 10 £42,500 - 2
Warrington - 7 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £25,000 - 1
Northwich - 1 £26,000 - 1
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 60 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.05%) .NET
3 36 (40.91%) Git (software)
4 32 (36.36%) SQL
4 32 (36.36%) C#
5 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
5 30 (34.09%) ASP.NET
6 29 (32.95%) Java
7 28 (31.82%) Web Services
7 28 (31.82%) Selenium
8 27 (30.68%) Oracle
9 25 (28.41%) MySQL
9 25 (28.41%) .NET Framework
10 23 (26.14%) XML
10 23 (26.14%) Telecoms
11 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
12 21 (23.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (22.73%) J2EE
14 19 (21.59%) HTML
14 19 (21.59%) JSP
14 19 (21.59%) JUnit
14 19 (21.59%) Degree
15 18 (20.45%) Tomcat
15 18 (20.45%) Spring
16 17 (19.32%) PHP
16 17 (19.32%) Cucumber
17 16 (18.18%) Test Automation
17 16 (18.18%) Manual Testing
17 16 (18.18%) PHP5

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 18 (20.45%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 9 (10.23%) IIS
3 6 (6.82%) Apache
4 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.55%) Confluence
6 3 (3.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.27%) Mule
7 2 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.27%) JBoss
8 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Project
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) HTTP
2 3 (3.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 25 (28.41%) MySQL
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.55%) DB2
6 3 (3.41%) Informix
6 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 28 (31.82%) Selenium
3 21 (23.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (21.59%) JUnit
5 17 (19.32%) Cucumber
6 16 (18.18%) Subversion
7 15 (17.05%) Eclipse
8 13 (14.77%) Ant
8 13 (14.77%) Jenkins
9 11 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (10.23%) SoapUI
11 8 (9.09%) FitNesse
12 6 (6.82%) JMeter
12 6 (6.82%) Maven
13 4 (4.55%) Mockito
13 4 (4.55%) Jasmine
14 3 (3.41%) Toad
14 3 (3.41%) Introscope
14 3 (3.41%) Karma Test Runner
15 1 (1.14%) PHPUnit
General
1 23 (26.14%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.64%) Finance
3 7 (7.95%) Billing
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (59.09%) Developer
2 27 (30.68%) .NET Developer
3 20 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 17 (19.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 16 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 16 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
5 16 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 15 (17.05%) Tester
7 14 (15.91%) C# Software Developer
7 14 (15.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (15.91%) C# Developer
7 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (13.64%) Analyst
9 11 (12.50%) Test Analyst
9 11 (12.50%) Software Tester
10 9 (10.23%) QA Tester
11 5 (5.68%) Agile Test Analyst
12 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (42.05%) .NET
2 30 (34.09%) ASP.NET
3 28 (31.82%) Web Services
4 25 (28.41%) .NET Framework
5 23 (26.14%) XML
6 20 (22.73%) J2EE
7 19 (21.59%) HTML
7 19 (21.59%) JSP
8 18 (20.45%) Spring
9 16 (18.18%) JDBC
10 15 (17.05%) Hibernate
10 15 (17.05%) jQuery
11 13 (14.77%) Struts
11 13 (14.77%) JPA
12 12 (13.64%) Spring MVC
12 12 (13.64%) SOAP
13 11 (12.50%) WCF
13 11 (12.50%) WPF
13 11 (12.50%) LINQ
14 10 (11.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.55%) Open Source
4 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.27%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) UNIX
3 1 (1.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 16 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 15 (17.05%) MVC
4 13 (14.77%) Automated Testing
4 13 (14.77%) Test Scripting
5 12 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.50%) SOA
6 11 (12.50%) MVVM
7 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Scrum
9 8 (9.09%) RAD
10 7 (7.95%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.95%) BDD
10 7 (7.95%) System Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Product Management
10 7 (7.95%) Test Planning
10 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.82%) DevOps
11 6 (6.82%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) SQL
1 32 (36.36%) C#
2 29 (32.95%) Java
3 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.32%) PHP
5 16 (18.18%) PHP5
6 13 (14.77%) PL/SQL
7 12 (13.64%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.55%) RPG
9 2 (2.27%) C++
9 2 (2.27%) VB
10 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (21.59%) Degree
2 14 (15.91%) ISEB
3 6 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.14%) PMP
4 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) Oracle
2 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
3 7 (7.95%) Perforce
4 4 (4.55%) BT
5 3 (3.41%) Compuware
5 3 (3.41%) HP
5 3 (3.41%) IBM
5 3 (3.41%) Planview
6 2 (2.27%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.14%) Zend
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Clifford Sells
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £400000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Northwich
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago