The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 92 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 13 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.09% 0.78% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.28% 6.13% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £48,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £39,100 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
JIRA
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
207 163 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.39% 12.78% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 161 113 127
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

JIRA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Essex

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Essex

JIRA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 5 £35,000 -
Harlow - 1 £55,000 -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (78.26%) Selenium
2 15 (65.22%) REST
2 15 (65.22%) JMeter
2 15 (65.22%) SOAP
3 14 (60.87%) Java
4 12 (52.17%) QA
5 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Web Services
7 8 (34.78%) JIRA Agile
8 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
8 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
9 6 (26.09%) User Stories
9 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
10 5 (21.74%) HP UFT
10 5 (21.74%) QA Automation
10 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
10 5 (21.74%) Use Case
11 4 (17.39%) Rational Functional Tester
11 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
11 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
11 4 (17.39%) DbUnit
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
11 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
11 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
11 4 (17.39%) JBoss
11 4 (17.39%) Swing
11 4 (17.39%) IBM
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (17.39%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BASE24
1 1 (4.35%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Selenium
2 15 (65.22%) JMeter
3 8 (34.78%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (21.74%) HP UFT
4 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
5 4 (17.39%) Ant
5 4 (17.39%) Cactus
5 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 4 (17.39%) DbUnit
5 4 (17.39%) JUnit
5 4 (17.39%) Maven
5 4 (17.39%) NUnit
5 4 (17.39%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
6 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (8.70%) FxCop
6 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.70%) Moq
6 2 (8.70%) ReSharper
6 2 (8.70%) StyleCop
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Test Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Tester
3 8 (34.78%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) QA Tester
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Tester
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) REST
1 15 (65.22%) SOAP
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) Java EE
3 4 (17.39%) Swing
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET
4 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (8.70%) AutoMapper
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) LINQ
4 2 (8.70%) WCF
4 2 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) XSL
4 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) User Stories
6 5 (21.74%) QA Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Use Case
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.70%) BDD
9 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
9 2 (8.70%) MVC
9 2 (8.70%) Open Source
9 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) TDD
9 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian