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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 35 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 6 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.91% 3.24% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.63% 23.53% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +7.79%
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
41 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.90% 13.77% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 27
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 13 (86.67%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) J2EE
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) JSP
3 11 (73.33%) Tomcat
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (53.33%) REST
5 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (53.33%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) SOAP
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) Line Management
7 5 (33.33%) JUnit
8 4 (26.67%) Struts
8 4 (26.67%) JDBC
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
8 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (26.67%) MySQL
8 4 (26.67%) Ant
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
8 4 (26.67%) jQuery

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 11 (73.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (26.67%) Ant
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (13.33%) JMeter
7 1 (6.67%) Maven
7 1 (6.67%) Toad
7 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) XML
2 11 (73.33%) J2EE
2 11 (73.33%) JSP
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) REST
4 8 (53.33%) SOAP
5 4 (26.67%) Struts
5 4 (26.67%) JDBC
5 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (26.67%) Spring
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
5 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) JPA
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Line Management
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft