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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 89 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 16 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 1.75% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 11.11% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 3
Average salary £52,500 £48,187 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.95% +33.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £39,250 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,187 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
192 225 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.68% 15.73% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 153 163 61
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) Bugzilla
4 13 (34.21%) QA
4 13 (34.21%) Waterfall
5 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 11 (28.95%) Banking
6 10 (26.32%) Test Management
6 10 (26.32%) FogBugz
7 9 (23.68%) Perl
7 9 (23.68%) Python
7 9 (23.68%) Ruby
7 9 (23.68%) Degree
7 9 (23.68%) Selenium
7 9 (23.68%) Test Strategy
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 7 (18.42%) Windows
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
9 7 (18.42%) User Stories
10 6 (15.79%) Java
10 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.79%) Six Sigma
10 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
10 6 (15.79%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
11 5 (13.16%) SOA
11 5 (13.16%) ISEB
11 5 (13.16%) EPoS

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Mingle
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Bugzilla
2 10 (26.32%) FogBugz
3 9 (23.68%) Selenium
4 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (13.16%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Test Manager
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Software Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Software Test Manager
5 3 (7.89%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.26%) Quality Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) Velocity
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) EPoS
3 3 (7.89%) Social Media
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Solaris
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Waterfall
3 10 (26.32%) Test Management
4 9 (23.68%) Test Strategy
5 7 (18.42%) User Stories
5 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Six Sigma
7 5 (13.16%) SOA
8 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (10.53%) System Testing
8 4 (10.53%) People Management
9 3 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
9 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) Perl
2 9 (23.68%) Python
2 9 (23.68%) Ruby
3 6 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) ISEB
2 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com