The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 21 36 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 9 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.23% 2.86% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.31% 18.92% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
JIRA
Cheshire

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

Development Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
52 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 30.23% 15.10% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 48
Average salary £37,500 £39,950 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.13% -0.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

JIRA
Salary Trend in Chester

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Chester

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Chester

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 21 (87.50%) Java
1 21 (87.50%) XML
2 18 (75.00%) JSP
2 18 (75.00%) J2EE
2 18 (75.00%) Oracle
3 17 (70.83%) Tomcat
4 16 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
7 12 (50.00%) SQL
7 12 (50.00%) JUnit
7 12 (50.00%) Web Services
7 12 (50.00%) Selenium
8 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (41.67%) SOAP
8 10 (41.67%) SoapUI
8 10 (41.67%) REST
9 9 (37.50%) Struts
9 9 (37.50%) JDBC
9 9 (37.50%) HTML
9 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
9 9 (37.50%) Ant
9 9 (37.50%) MySQL
9 9 (37.50%) MVC
9 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
9 9 (37.50%) VMware
9 9 (37.50%) Eclipse
9 9 (37.50%) JPA
9 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (37.50%) Cloud Computing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 17 (70.83%) Tomcat
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (29.17%) IIS
2 7 (29.17%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MySQL
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
3 12 (50.00%) Selenium
3 12 (50.00%) JUnit
4 10 (41.67%) SoapUI
5 9 (37.50%) Eclipse
5 9 (37.50%) Ant
6 7 (29.17%) JMeter
7 4 (16.67%) Maven
7 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 3 (12.50%) Toad
9 1 (4.17%) Mockito
9 1 (4.17%) Concordion
9 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
9 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 14 (58.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 14 (58.33%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) XML
2 18 (75.00%) J2EE
2 18 (75.00%) JSP
3 12 (50.00%) Web Services
4 10 (41.67%) REST
4 10 (41.67%) SOAP
5 9 (37.50%) Struts
5 9 (37.50%) JDBC
5 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 9 (37.50%) Spring
5 9 (37.50%) HTML
5 9 (37.50%) jQuery
5 9 (37.50%) JPA
6 8 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 8 (33.33%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) JSON
7 1 (4.17%) Spring Integration
7 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) BDD
4 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft