The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 89 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 9 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 1.20% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.39% 7.36% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 3
Average salary £50,000 £39,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.78% +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £36,055 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,319 £55,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
JIRA
Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
167 231 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.68% 16.31% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 113 151 86
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JIRA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) Waterfall
4 9 (30.00%) QA
4 9 (30.00%) Selenium
4 9 (30.00%) Bugzilla
5 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (26.67%) Degree
6 7 (23.33%) Perl
6 7 (23.33%) Python
6 7 (23.33%) Banking
6 7 (23.33%) Ruby
7 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (20.00%) FogBugz
8 5 (16.67%) User Stories
8 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 5 (16.67%) Test Management
8 5 (16.67%) BDD
8 5 (16.67%) System Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) SOA
8 5 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) ISEB
9 4 (13.33%) EPoS
9 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (13.33%) Marketing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Selenium
1 9 (30.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (20.00%) FogBugz
3 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.00%) Fiddler
4 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.33%) Appium
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Test Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Software Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Velocity
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.33%) EPoS
3 3 (10.00%) Social Media
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (16.67%) User Stories
4 5 (16.67%) Test Management
4 5 (16.67%) BDD
4 5 (16.67%) System Testing
4 5 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (10.00%) People Management
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) Perl
2 7 (23.33%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) Ruby
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Remedy
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com