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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 15 35 58
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +23
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 13 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.43% 2.86% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.26% 25.00% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 4
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
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
46 24 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.29% 11.43% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 61
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 4 March 2015.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Chester

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 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 22 (88.00%) Java
1 22 (88.00%) XML
2 19 (76.00%) JSP
2 19 (76.00%) J2EE
2 19 (76.00%) Oracle
3 18 (72.00%) Tomcat
3 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (56.00%) SQL
5 14 (56.00%) JUnit
5 14 (56.00%) Web Services
6 12 (48.00%) Selenium
6 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
7 11 (44.00%) jQuery
7 11 (44.00%) JPA
7 11 (44.00%) Spring
7 11 (44.00%) JDBC
7 11 (44.00%) Struts
7 11 (44.00%) HTML
7 11 (44.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (44.00%) Ant
7 11 (44.00%) MVC
7 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
7 11 (44.00%) Eclipse
8 10 (40.00%) Ajax
8 10 (40.00%) Spring MVC
8 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (40.00%) SoapUI
9 9 (36.00%) REST
9 9 (36.00%) SOAP

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 18 (72.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (28.00%) IIS
2 7 (28.00%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (56.00%) JUnit
3 12 (48.00%) Selenium
3 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (44.00%) Ant
4 11 (44.00%) Eclipse
5 10 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 7 (28.00%) JMeter
7 4 (16.00%) Maven
7 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (12.00%) Toad
9 1 (4.00%) Mockito
9 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (4.00%) Concordion
9 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) J2EE Developer
2 17 (68.00%) Java Developer
2 17 (68.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) XML
2 19 (76.00%) JSP
2 19 (76.00%) J2EE
3 14 (56.00%) Web Services
4 11 (44.00%) jQuery
4 11 (44.00%) JPA
4 11 (44.00%) Spring
4 11 (44.00%) JDBC
4 11 (44.00%) Struts
4 11 (44.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
5 10 (40.00%) Ajax
5 10 (40.00%) Spring MVC
6 9 (36.00%) REST
6 9 (36.00%) SOAP
7 1 (4.00%) JSON
7 1 (4.00%) Spring Integration
7 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (56.00%) SQL
4 11 (44.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft